Saving ALL The Starfish

I have several blogs and forums, all part of the mission to educate people about opioid dependence and buprenorphine.  Because of my online presence I am frequently contacted by reporters…

Clean Enough?

Yesterday I received the following e-mail: Hi Dr. Junig, Please let me first say – Suboxone SAVED MY LIFE. I was down and out until 2 years ago, when I…

If A Tree Falls…

In my last post I mentioned that one of my patients on buprenorphine had relapsed. Relapse on buprenorphine reminds me of the philosophical cliché, ‘if a tree falls in a…

An Open Door

One of my patients taking buprenorphine relapsed last week. He worked in a healthcare facility that stocked potent opioids, and he somehow came across an unlocked door. By the end…