When Eric Flanagan counsels a patient with a substance abuse problem, he speaks from experience.Flanagan, a substance abuse associate counselor for INSynergy, overcame his own addition to drugs and now hopes his story will inspire others to do the same. “My addiction began because I had the wrong idea of what a real man […]
Prescription opioid abuse is a national epidemic, but St. Louisans have reason to be especially concerned. “We, in St. Louis, are one of the worst cities for opiates,” says psychiatrist and addiction specialist Dr. Arturo Taca. “[And] when prescription painkillers become harder to get a hold of, people switch to heroin for a faster, cheaper […]
Elected Midwest Chapter President of American Society of Addiction Medicine Dr. Arturo C. Taca, Jr., Diplomate of ABPN / ABAM, a St. Louis-based psychiatrist, and founder / medical director of INSynergy, was recently elected President of ASAM (American Society of Addiction Medicine) Midwest Chapter for a 3-year term. ASAM has 39 state and regional chapters […]
Dr. Arturo Taca from INSynergy explains how they can help with treating heroin addiction at Great Day St. Louis.
Kent Ehrhardt of KMOV interviews Dr. Arturo Taca and Ashley Halker about treatment options for opiate addiction.
Could This New Device Offer Pain-Free Heroin and Opioid Withdrawal? The groundbreaking behind-the-ear device is designed to help users in the initial stage of kicking narcotics. Could This New Device Offer Pain-Free Heroin and Opioid Withdrawal? Innovative Health Solutions (IHS), a company based in Versailles, Indiana, has a bridge to sell you. No, really. The […]
New Device to Treat Heroin Addiction Might Be Available Soon ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A new way of treating heroin addiction will soon be available to anyone suffering from withdrawal symptoms. Dr. Arturo Taca with INSynergy Addiction Treatment Center in St. Louis, joined KMOX Thursday morning to talk about the new device. He says it’s about […]
Riverfont Times St. Louis | To break a heroin habit, an addict must live through the personal hell known as withdrawal. Like a debilitating flu, the process afflicts the body with fever, tremors, nausea, muscle aches and diarrhea. And those symptoms might not even be the worst part. “With the flu you don’t have this component […]
A new device designed to help with the pain during withdrawal from opiates could become another important tool in helping deal with heroin/opiate addiction in the county. The device attaches to the ear. The device, called the BRIDGE, was first used and developed by Dr. Arturo C. Taca, Jr., along with by an Indiana company, […]
Arturo C. Taca Jr., MD, FABPN, discusses the growing problem of opioid dependence in the US and potential treatment options.
INSynergy is first to incorporate Video Tele-Health into its already innovative program. INSynergy uses telemedicine software that lets you teleconference with our clinical staff with high-definition video and audio in HIPAA-compliant visits that allow face-to-face interaction. You can use a remote device, such as a laptop or phone, during the consultation, from your location – […]
Neuromodulation with percutaneous electrical nerve field stimulation is associated with reduction in signs and symptoms of opioid withdrawal: a multisite, retrospective assessment ABSTRACT Background: Finding an effective, non-pharmacological approach to treat opioid withdrawal could remove some of the barriers associated with pharmacotherapy. The BRIDGE® is a noninvasive, percutaneous electrical nerve field stimulator developed to target […]
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (KTVF)– Some would call it the “missing link” in the opioid epidemic. A new device helping addicts get clean. Thank you to the courageous individuals for sharing their struggles. See full video here
In his St. Louis clinic, psychiatrist Dr. Arturo Taca sees many well-heeled patients trying to detox from heroin: doctors, lawyers, nurses. “Normal people with normal values getting addicted to heroin,” he says. One thing they all have in common is that they have to fight the pain that comes with the symptoms of withdrawal from […]