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About Akiak, AK Suboxone Doctors

Buprenorphine-naloxone is a substance offered as medication assisted treatment (MAT) as an alternative to the drug methadone. Unlike methadone, which is generally administered via a methadone clinic daily, Suboxone prescriptions can be written by licensed Suboxone doctors in Akiak, AK. Suboxone was the first substance that passed government regulations to be prescribed by a doctor to treat addiction to opioids. This has increased the accessibility to rehab options and resources for people in Akiak, AK seeking opioid addiction treatment.

Nadege Nerette PA
430 Main StreetPO Box 1908
Bethel, AK
20.02 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dr. Nicholas Flickinger MD
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
20.32 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

William Ford NP
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Hwy
Bethel, AK
20.32 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Cameron Mortensen PA
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
20.32 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dr. Kimberly Whitaker MD
580 Cheif Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
21.1 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dr. David Compton MD
700 Chief Hoffman HighwayPO Box 278
Bethel, AK
21.1 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Nicholas White NP
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman HighwayPO Box 529
Bethel, AK
21.1 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Luvae Southerland PA
1322 Calista DriveApartment A4
Bethel, AK
21.1 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Arnold Loera
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation 6000 Kanakanak Road
Dillingham, AK
159.72 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dr. Karen O'Neill MD
Norton Sound Regional HospitalP.O. Box 966
Nome, AK
281.05 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dr. Sarah Spencer DO
P.O. Box 39368Ninilchik Community Clinic
Ninilchik, AK
329.93 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Kristina Finkenbinder NP
15765 Kingsley Road
Ninilchik, AK
330.14 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Jared Wallace
11595 Kenai Spur Highway
Kenai, AK
336.65 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Kelli Vicek NP
805 Frontage Road
Kenai, AK
336.85 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Tamara Brothers-McNeil PA
130 S Willow StSuite 7
Kenai, AK
336.98 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dr. Michael Merrick MD
416 Frontage RoadSuite 400
Kenai, AK
337.33 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Marion Ruth NP
Dena'ina Health Clinic508 Upland Drive
Kenai, AK
338.82 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Christina Turknett NP
43335 Kalafornski Beach RoadSuite 18
Soldotna, AK
340.88 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dana Whittaker NP
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
341.87 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Lisa Milam
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
341.87 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dr. Roger Martinez MD
South Peninsula Hospital4300 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
341.9 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Kathryn Ostrom
205 West Fairview Ave
Homer, AK
341.95 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dr. John Anderson MD
265 Binkley
Soldotna, AK
343.22 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Katherine Becher NP
Central Peninsula Hospital250 Hospital Place
Soldotna, AK
343.22 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dr. William Bell MD
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
343.54 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Jill Rife NP
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
343.54 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Rebecca Schultz PA
245 N Binkley StreetSuite 103
Soldotna, AK
343.68 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dr. Marcus Deede MD
265 N. Binkley Street
Soldotna, AK
343.69 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dale Walaszek PA
Central Peninsula Hospital Behavioral Health245 N. Binkley St., Suite 202
Soldotna, AK
343.74 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Dr. Cynthia Kahn MD
230 East Marydale Avenue
Soldotna, AK
343.97 miles from the center of Akiak, AK

Choosing a Akiak Suboxone Doctor

There are plenty of options when choosing a Suboxone Doctor in Akiak, AK. Selecting a physician for Suboxone or Buprenorphine can be cumbersome, and it is critical to do your research. Suboxone is a prescription, and like many other medications, abuse is common. This is why it is imperative to get lots of information and get all of your questions answered. Suboxone does not cure addiction, but it can play a major role in the recovery process. If you are searching for a Suboxone Doctor in Akiak, AK, always make sure that they match your needs medically, clinically, and financially.

Positive Outcomes with Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detoxification

The success of Suboxone treatment varies from individual to individual. However, it is widely supported that Suboxone is the most successful medically assisted detox option to battle opioid addiction. In regard to Suboxone as MAT, research has determined that like methadone there is still a potential for abuse. Due to the risk of abuse, it is greatly recommended by Suboxone doctors that dosage is monitored closely to ensure the highest success rates. Again, the most successful patients that are able to overcome opioid addiction due so by combining medication assisted treatment and inpatient programs, outpatient programs, orevidence-based options. In spite of the stigma that the recovery community may often face, many believe the research is obvious and that medication assisted treatment does assist in recovery from opioid addiction!

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Akiak, AK

Suboxone is only one of the multiple treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative medications that have historically been used in Akiak, AK for opioid addiction treatment, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For instance, only methadone clinics can administer methadone. For struggling addicts who are motivated to break free from addiction and who have a supportive home environment or who live in a sober house, these medication assisted treatment options could be right for you.

The following are indications that an individual is NOT a good candidate for Suboxone treatment:

  • Presence of thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol use disorder
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Previous abuse of medication assisted treatments

People who are not a good candidate for Suboxone treatment, abstinence may be the only alternative option. People who plan to abstain from heroin use, or any other opioid, can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is highly advised to reach out to a Akiak, AK opioid detoxification center that can assist in managing these symptoms.

Choosing a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

There are plenty of options when searching for a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska. Choosing a physician for Suboxone or Buprenorphine can be difficult, and it is critical to get the proper information. Suboxone is a medication, and like many other medications, abuse is common. Therefore, you and your loved ones must be asking the right questions. Suboxone does not cure addiction, but rather one part of a recovering addict's treatment plan. If you are searching for a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska, always make sure that they fit what you are looking for.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive substance in itself, there is lots of uncertainty on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some patients have said to have experienced great success with Suboxone treatment, whereas others did not. One study reported that 49% of participants abused prescription painkillers at a decreased rate while on Suboxone, but only 8.6% showed abstinence once the Suboxone treatment ended. Other studies did not show long term success with a less than 10% success rate once treatment stopped, including cases where behavioral therapy was provided alongside Suboxone treatment.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Alaska

The medication Suboxone is made up of of two substances. Those substances are buprenorphine and naloxone, and the combination of the two has been approved by the FDA for medical treatment of opioid addiction. However, over the past few years this drug has received significant criticism due to the risks of addicts developing an addiction to this drug. We have also seen a rise of patients in MAT programs Alaska having unintended overdoses. As a result, this has prompted others to look for other options. Other options patients have sought out include methadone, going cold turkey, Subutex, or vivitrol. There are many options available and each person should investigate every option available with their physician before determining which will be most effective to overcome opioid addiction.