Office-based, out patient addiction treatment center opens in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – SaVida Health, a leader in outpatient treatment for opioid and alcohol addiction, is pleased to announce that it is expanding its services into Vermont. SaVida Health is currently accepting new patients and takes most insurance. Most patients can be seen within one to two business days. SaVida Health is committed to pursuing the most effective forms of evidence-based treatment and empowering patients to lead healthier, more stable lives. SaVida Health meets each patient where they are at in their individual journey, providing compassionate, personalized treatment to help eliminate as many obstacles to success as possible. Through a unique collaboration of medical treatment, counseling, and case management, SaVida Health is equipped to help patients on their road to recovery.

“As a native Vermonter, I couldn’t be more pleased to bring our program to Springfield. This is a wonderful community and we very much look forward to working in partnership with the many local organizations to help improve the lives of people struggling with addiction through compassionate, respectful, and effective treatment,” says Sharon R. Shepard, vice president and general manager of SaVida Health.

The staff at SaVida Health has many years of experience in assisting people who struggle with addiction and dependency and includes board-certified addiction physicians, as well as licensed nurses, medical assistants, and counselors. Our licensed facility is equipped to evaluate and treat most addictions with a variety of methods, including Buprenorphine and Naltrexone.

“As a board-certified Public Health and Preventive Medicine specialist, I am excited to take care of the people and community of Springfield, Vt. and surrounding towns struggling with the effects of opioid and alcohol use disorders. SaVida Health’s compassionate, non-judgmental, patient-centered model of care of ‘meeting our patients where they are at’ is what inspired me to join the SaVida Health’s team,” explains Diana Berger, M.D., lead physician at the 368 River St. Springfield office.

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