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Lifesaving Addiction Treatment Opens in Memphis

Posted by fidest press agency su lunedì, 11 novembre 2019

Spero Health, a CARF-accredited, community-based organization and national leader specializing in outpatient addiction treatment of substance use disorders, has announced the opening of an additional clinic in West Tennessee. The Memphis Spero Health Clinic, located at 920 Estate Drive, Suite 8, will open its doors to welcome new patients on Friday, November 15th. Individuals who need addiction treatment services are encouraged to call 901-302-9532 today to schedule an appointment or walk-into treatment on November 15th.Spero Health is enrolled with TennCare and accepting Medicaid as well as select commercial insurance plans to ensure access to care is not an issue.Dr. Dustin Inman, who is board-certified in Family Medicine and board-eligible in Addiction Medicine, will be the lead physician at this clinic. A graduate of UT Memphis Medical School, Dr. Inman completed his residency in Jackson at the University of Tennessee Family Medicine Center where he was the Chief resident in the 2004 class.In Memphis there were 854 opioid related emergency department visits in 2018 and over 600 deaths involving opioids between 2013-2017, according to the Tennessee Department of Health. Tennessee remains in the top of all states in drug overdose deaths. Recently, there’s been an increase in polysubstance use as drugs like methamphetamine are on the rise. Across the country, more and more opioid users say they now use meth as well, up from 19% in 2011 to 34% in 2017, according to a study published last year in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

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