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Vivitrol Treatment in Bakersfield, CA

If you are considering Vivitrol treatment of opioid dependence in Bakersfield, CA, the professionals with Synergy Recovery Services are here to help. We offer judgment-free care in a nurturing setting, and we provide that care in the most discreet manner possible. Our staff members will do everything we can to make sure you are refreshed and once again ready to live your life to the fullest, free of your addiction.

We are different from other Vivitrol treatment centers in Bakersfield, CA in that we do not solely offer medication in order to treat an addiction. Synergy Recovery Services combines medication with counseling in order to help our clients become — and stay — sober.


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Jennifer’s Story

Jennifer struggled with Alcohol Dependence when she started treatment with Vivitrol (injectable slow-release Naltrexone) and Intensive Outpatient Counseling (IOP) at Synergy Recovery Services. She is a history professor at Taft College and is looking forward to a life in recovery without Alcohol.

What Is Vivitrol Treatment of Opioid Dependence?

Vivitrol, a medication that’s FDA-approved to help prevent relapses in patients who suffer from an opioid or alcohol addiction, is an exciting new treatment approach. Vivitrol treatment at our facility in Bakersfield, CA involves the use of injections every four weeks, typically in the buttocks. The medication does not lead to addiction and does not appear in urine drug screening tests.

Whether you use it for months or for years, you can safely stop use without having to worry about any potential withdrawals.

What Are the Benefits of Vivitrol Shots?

There are two main benefits that people derive from Vivitrol treatment. The first is that the medication helps to substantially reduce the chances of a relapse. You may have been clean for days, weeks or even months, but you’re still at risk for a relapse. If you take Vivitrol, however, neither drugs nor alcohol will have the chance to “work” on the receptors in your brain. In a way, a Vivitrol injection is almost like a shield of sorts, protecting you from the effects of alcohol or opiates.

The second chief benefit of Vivitrol is the reduction of cravings, which is the most common reason an addict relapses. No matter what type of addiction you have, sooner or later you will crave the substance that has caused you so much trouble. But Vivitrol shots lower those cravings* and help ensure that your road to recovery will be as smooth as possible.

How Vivitrol and Suboxone Treatments Are Different

You may have heard of Suboxone, a medication that’s also used to treat opioid addiction. While we also offer this course of treatment at Synergy Recovery Services, there are some substantial differences between the two you need to be aware of.

First, Suboxone is typically administered through either a pill or a dissolvable film that goes underneath the tongue. Vivitrol, on the other hand, is administered through an injection. Suboxone, which is used to help wean someone off a dangerous opioid, is designed to work as a bridge between the time you first stop using a dangerous opioid and the time you are clean.

In patients addicted to opioids (heroin & painkillers) we use Suboxone first, to assist in tapering off opioids. Then, about a week after the last Suboxone dose, we typically begin administering Vivitrol. The reason is that someone must have completely abstained from any opioid (including Suboxone) for seven days in order for Vivitrol shots to work. If Vivitrol is administered too early in opioid users, it may trigger a severe withdrawal syndrome. Patients addicted to alcohol may start Vivitrol injections right away, without waiting for 7 days, because Vivitrol in alcoholics will not cause any withdrawals.

Is a Vivitrol Injection Right for You?

In order for Vivitrol to work, you obviously have to first realize you have an addiction. No matter what walk of life you may come from — whether you’re rich, poor or somewhere in between — you can become addicted to drugs or alcohol. It can overcome you before you even realize you have a problem.

There are both physical and behavioral signs of alcohol and substance abuse. If any of these seem familiar, you should seriously consider seeking Vivitrol treatment in our Bakersfield facility. Here are just a few of them:

  • You need to take more of a drug, or drink more alcohol, to achieve the desired effect.
  • Changes in appearance begin to occur, such as abrupt weight changes, glazed or bloodshot eyes or dilated pupils. You may also notice that your brain is not functioning as well as it did before.
  • One of the most common behavioral symptoms is a change in attitude or personality. For example, you may find you are more easily irritated or more aggressive. You may also notice significant changes in your priorities.

How Our Bakersfield Treatment Center Can Help

The professionals here at Synergy Recovery Services realize that recovery is not an event. Rather, it’s a long process that takes a supreme level of commitment. When it comes to Vivitrol treatment in Bakersfield, CA, or any of the other addiction services we provide, our staff members are passionate about getting all of our patients back on track as soon as possible. We offer medication and counseling at the same time under one roof — you simply will not find this approach anywhere else in the area.

If you would like to learn more or schedule an appointment, please contact us online or give us a call at 661-878-9930.


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Tim K.

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Isabel C.

From the moment I walked in, to the moment I was leaving the staff was super friendly and helpful! Even with masks on you can see they’re smiling.
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Violet G.

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Becky S.

Great experience, very helpful in the information that is given to me and all the staff was very friendly 😊
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Brittney D.

Excellent facility and staff provided very warm welcome and they are very organized and helpful to guide my specific health goals. I’ll definitely recommend to someone who needs to improve current health conditions.
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Deven Y.

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Lisa G.

All the providers are very knowledgeable and professional. They really take an interest in your personal goals and the follow through and accountability is awesome. The office is clean and modern. Staff are friendly and nice. Everything is very efficiently ran.
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So far so good. Everyone was friendly from the first person I encountered to the very last. No one seemed pushy and I didn’t feel pressure into buying any additional services. (But i may use more later) I’ll give another review later when I learn more.
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Licie R.

The staff is friendly and professional. The facility is clean. I am eager to try out many of their services!
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Melissa C.

Love coming here. They communicate effectively whether it’s by email, text, or phone. I’ll definitely be coming for more!
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Deedrea H.

I love this place. They make you feel very comfortable. They are absolute professionals in every aspect. I highly recommend to everyone. Also, it’s very easy to schedule an appointment.
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Everyone at Synergy was so nice and so helpful. Great experience, great services and wonderful staff.
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Kim B.

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Ashley L.

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I had an amazing experience, they have a very positive atmosphere and the staff was very helpful and attentive. I immediately felt comfortable with them and they all made sure I had any questions I had answered!
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Vanessa M.

100% recommend! Staff is amazing, very knowledgeable with all procedures, and the facility is always nice & clean.
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Dana M.

They’re always very nice and professional.  I highly recommend their office. They provide an array of amazing services and are reasonably priced
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Danielle S.

Wonderful facility and staff.  The coordinator and P.A. spent a lot of time with me, explaining all of my options and made me feel very comfortable.   I am excited to continue my treatment with Synergy
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Jennifer G.

Excellent service! No waiting time.
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Zayra G.

Synergy has always been great! I’ve seen multiple providers & have always loved my results. Highly recommend!!
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Lexi F.

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Danielle S.

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I love the atmosphere and staff. REALLY, great experience every time I go. They are cautious with my health and would not anything to compromise that health.

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The staff there is sooooo amazing.. it’s always beautiful & clean in there.. the girls are always smiling & happy to help.. I highly recommend it! I’m personally afraid of needles but the shots there don’t hurt & the girls are so professional.. Definitely my go to spot!

Brenda N.

Dr. Trobisch and his staff are amazing and knowledgeable.

Kimberly P.

I love coming here so peaceful as I walk in and the Nurses are so friendly…I recommend it!

Karol R.*

The employees are so helpful and energetic . The doctors are awesome and very kind!

Illy G.

Love Dr Trobischs work. His office is super nice and his staff is super friendly. This place offers the newest technology and Dr Trobisch knows what he doing.I Always leave feeling beautiful.

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Kaycie S.

Had my first appt today and they were all so incredibly nice and supportive and happy and upbeat. Love this place and haven’t even started anything yet. Taylor you are a doll!! Thanks for being so sweet. Maybe someday I can pet ur horse �

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