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Below is a comprehensive directory of suboxone doctors in Brevig Mission, Alaska. Read more about Brevig Mission suboxone treatment or click here to browse your local subxone doctors.

If you can't find a suboxone doctor close to you at the time you're looking for, we recommend checking out nearby towns including: Teller, Port Clarence, Tin City, and Wales. Click here for Brevig Mission rehab centers.

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About Brevig Mission, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, or Buprenorphine, is a regularly prescribed drug used for opioid dependence treatment. Doctors who prescribe Suboxone will often also want to see tandem involvement in Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Buprenorphine can be administered many ways; the most common include a sublingual strip, a transdermal patch, a subcutaneous injection, or a subdermal implant.

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

Dr. Cortney Hess MD
103 Fram StreetP.O. Box 589
Petersburg, AK
205.83 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Dr. Kristel Rush MD
705 2nd StreetPO Box 2290
Cordova, AK
205.83 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Lori Jackson NP
934 Main StreetPO Box 934
Saint George Island, AK
205.83 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Dr. Kimberly Whitaker MD
580 Cheif Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
346.96 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Dr. David Compton MD
700 Chief Hoffman HighwayPO Box 278
Bethel, AK
346.96 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Nicholas White NP
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman HighwayPO Box 529
Bethel, AK
346.96 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Luvae Southerland PA
1322 Calista DriveApartment A4
Bethel, AK
346.96 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Nadege Nerette PA
430 Main StreetPO Box 1908
Bethel, AK
347.1 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Dr. Nicholas Flickinger MD
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
347.11 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

William Ford NP
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Hwy
Bethel, AK
347.11 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Cameron Mortensen PA
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
347.11 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Melinda Miller NP
1000 Polovina TpkPO Box 148
Saint Paul, AK
376.98 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Arnold Loera
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation 6000 Kanakanak Road
Dillingham, AK
505.32 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Stephen Odegard MD
1717 W Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
544.88 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Benjamin Turman PA
1717 W Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
544.88 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Tammy Webb PA
1717 West Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
544.88 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Kati Tuma
1717 West Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
544.88 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Dianna Kristeller NP
1650 W. Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
544.94 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Dr. Eiluned Hogenson MD
1919 Lathrop StreetSuite 222
Fairbanks, AK
544.95 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Lance Dunlop
1650 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
545.04 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Alisa Alexander
1717 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
545.07 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Stephannie Christian PA
201 1st Avenue Suite 200
Fairbanks, AK
545.63 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Dr. Milton Wright DO
1001 Noble Street
Fairbanks, AK
545.69 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Robert Hilleman PA
1221 Noble Street
Faibanks , AK
545.71 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Brian Robb PA
Gateway to Recovery650 Younker Ct
Fairbanks, AK
546.15 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Peter Dillon Jr
570 Riverstone Way,, Ste #3
Fairbanks , AK
548.24 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Peter Dillon Jr
570 Riverstone Way, Ste. #3
Fairbanks, AK
548.24 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Dr. Barbara Creighton MD
Tanana Valley Clinic1001 Noble
Fairbanks, AK
548.24 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Dr. Mark Simon MD
Tanana Valley Clinic Addiction Medicine 570 Riverstone Way, Suite #3
Fairbanks, AK
548.24 miles from the center of Brevig Mission, AK

Choosing a Brevig Mission Suboxone Doctor

When in search for a Suboxone Doctor in Brevig Mission, AK there are several factors to consider. To ensure success via medication assisted treatment, working with a Suboxone doctor that provides attentive care is important for success. Connect with the Suboxone doctor and inquire regarding how closely they monitor their clients, if they ever allow patients to take a few doses of Suboxone home to be self-administered, and how long before they typically start sending clients home with multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also important factors to consider when searching for a Suboxone doctor. As a result of limits on the number of patients a Suboxone doctor can treat, it may be difficult to located a qualified Suboxone doctor in or near Brevig Mission, AK. However, if you have various personal responsibilities, then driving across town for your Suboxone treatment might not be practical. Our directory or helpline can help you in locating a Suboxone doctor whose location and office hours work well for you and who is currently accepting new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medication Assisted Detox

The success of Suboxone treatment varies from individual to individual. However, it is widely accepted that Suboxone is the most successful medically assisted detox option to battle opioid addiction. In regard to Suboxone as medication assisted treatment, research has proven that like methadone there is still a risk for abuse. With these types of risks, it is highly advised by prescribing physicians that medication assisted treatment is monitored closely to ensure the highest success rates. To reiterate, the highest success rates are recorded when individuals on Suboxone for opioid addiction combine their prescription with other behavioral therapies andevidence-based options. In spite of the stigma that some in the recovery community have, lots of people believe the research is clear and that MAT does assist in recovery from opioid addiction!

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Brevig Mission, AK

Suboxone is only one of the multiple treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative substances that have historically been used in Brevig Mission, AK to treat addiction to opiates, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For example, methadone can only be administered at a licensed methadone clinic and not by an individual practitioner. For people who are ready to stop using opioids and who have a supportive home environment or who live in a sober house, these medically assisted treatment options might work for you.

There are contraindications for the use of Suboxone for opioid addiction treatment. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Presence of suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol use disorder
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Past abuse of MAT

People who are not a solid candidate for Suboxone treatment, going cold turkey may be the best alternative option. People who plan to take this route, they can expect severe flu-like withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. It is highly advised to get admitted to a Brevig Mission, AK opioid detox center that can help manage these symptoms.

Choosing a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

When choosing a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska there are several factors to think about. To get the best success via medication assisted treatment, finding a physician that monitors your progress closely is important for success. Talk with the physician and inquire regarding their Suboxone treatment practices, if they typically allow clients to self-manage taking doses, and how long before they might begin sending clients home with multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also key factors to consider when searching for a license practitioner. As a result of limits on the number of patients a physician can see, it may be difficult to find a qualified physician in or near Alaska. However, if you work, go to school, or have a family that relies on you, then driving across town for your Suboxone treatment may be difficult. Our directory or helpline can assist you in looking for a physician whose location and office hours work well for you and who is currently taking new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive substance in itself, there is significant uncertainty on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some doctors have reported great success with Suboxone treatment, whereas others did not. One study reported that 49% of participants abused prescription painkillers at a reduced rate while on Suboxone, but only 8.6% exhibited signs of recovery once the Suboxone treatment ended. Other studies did not show long term success with a less than 10% success rate once treatment stopped, regardless of whether Suboxone treatment was combined with therapy or not.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Alaska

Suboxone is only one of a number of treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative medications that have previously been used in Alaska to treat addiction to opiates, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For example, only methadone clinics can administer methadone. For addicts who are determined to find recovery and who have access to a safe and supportive living situation, these medically assisted treatment options might work for you.

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

  • Recent thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol addiction
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Previous abuse of medication assisted treatments

Addicts who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, abstinence may be the only alternative option. Addicts who plan to go through a clean-slate withdrawal can expect severe flu-like withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. It is strongly recommended to reach out to a Alaska opioid detox center that can assist in managing these symptoms.