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MAT Addiction Therapy, STD/HIV Testing and Treatment, PrEP, Transgender Care, Primary Care, and more.
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Health For Life Clinic By Healthy Connections is a one-stop shop for all of your medical needs.
MAT - Medication Assisted Treatment
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Research shows that a combination of medication and therapy can successfully treat these disorders, and for some people struggling with addiction, MAT can help sustain recovery.
STD/HIV Testing and care
If you’re sexually active, particularly with multiple partners, you’ve probably heard the following advice many times: Use protection and get tested. This is important because a person can have a sexually transmitted disease without knowing it. In many cases, there aren’t any signs or symptoms. In fact, that’s why many experts prefer the term sexually transmitted infections (STIs), because you can have an infection without disease symptoms.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) is when people at very high risk for HIV take HIV medicines daily to lower their chances of getting infected. PrEP can stop HIV from taking hold and spreading throughout your body. It is highly effective for preventing HIV if used as prescribed, but it is much less effective when not taken consistently. Daily PrEP reduces the risk of getting HIV from sex by more than 90%. Among people who inject drugs, it reduces the risk by more than 70%. Your risk of getting HIV from sex can be even lower if you combine PrEP with condoms and other prevention methods.
MEDICAL MARIJUANA CERTIFICATION
Make an appointment with one of Healthy Connections certified physicians. They will give a physical examination to determine if you are eligible for the MMJ card. If approved, the physician will provide the written certification for the patient to submit to the Arkansas Department of Health. The written certification is good for 30 days. The cost for the certification appointment is $150. Cash and credit cards are accepted. No personal checks. No health insurance is accepted for this certification.
If you’re like most people, your primary care doctor is your most important source of health care. From birth, almost everyone sees a primary care doctor for most of their medical needs. Our dedicated staff of trained professionals is ready to assist your healthcare needs, offering a wide range of comprehensive family medical care.
Same-Day Appointments Available
Why Choose Us
For more than 20 years, Healthy Connections’ team of experienced providers has been serving the people of West-Central Arkansas.
Short Wait Times
We’ve got same-day appointments. Or just walk-in if you need our assistance.
Yeah, we take it
We accept Medicaid, Medicare, and all private health insurance.
About Healthy Connections
Healthy Connections is here in Little Rock to help improve your physical and mental health and well-being with a commitment to excellence in all that we do.
At the Health For Life Clinic by Healthy Connections, we offer a variety of services for every member of your family. In addition to primary care/family medicine services, we offer STD/HIV Testing and Care, MAT (Medical Assisted Treatment), PrEP Therapy, and cosmetic treatments. Our provider is also able to provide condition certifications for patients to apply for their Arkansas Medical Marijuana Card.
Healthy Connections accepts Medicaid, Medicare, and most private health insurance plans. However, no person will be turned away for lack of insurance. Qualified families will be charged according to their total family income on a sliding scale. Enrollment assistance is also available for Medicaid, ARKids 1st and the Affordable Care Act. Note that some services are not covered by all insurances or available as part of the sliding-fee program.