Why Crossroads

Why Crossroads

Crossroads Recovery Center of Louisiana is a clinic dedicated to treating patients with opioid use disorder (OUD) and alcohol use disorder (AUD). Our team of skilled physicians, nurse practitioners, and counselors have over 50 years of combined experience. We...
Counseling’s Importance in Addiction

Counseling’s Importance in Addiction

Overcoming addiction is a major achievement, but unfortunately, recovery isn’t linear. Even after going through detox and learning to control cravings and urges, patients are still at a high risk of relapse. Certain psychological and social factors can trigger a...
Opioid x Hepatitis C Crisis

Opioid x Hepatitis C Crisis

Recently, research from the CDC suggests that a steep increase in acute hepatitis C infection is associated with increases in opioid injections. Hepatitis C is spread through bodily fluids, most commonly, infected blood. When addicts share needles, the virus is...
Drug abuse and HCV

Drug abuse and HCV

Drug abuse and addiction are often associated with a high risk of contracting hepatitis C.  Because drug abuse often affects judgement and behavior, drug use and addiction usually places people in the position to risk themselves to contracting this disease through...