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Below is a comprehensive directory of suboxone doctors in Galena, Alaska. Read more about Galena 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: Koyukuk, Ruby, Nulato, and Long. Click here for Galena rehab centers.

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About Galena, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, or Buprenorphine, is a commonly use medication used to treat Opioid Dependence. Physicians who prescribe Suboxone will often also want to see tandem involvement in Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Suboxone is munfactured in many forms; the most common are:

  • Suboxone Strips taken sublingually (under the tongue)
  • On the skin as a transdermal patch
  • Sublocade also offers a Subcutaneous Injection just under the skin
  • Probuphine sells an implant that can provide continuous delivery for six months
Melinda Miller NP
1000 Polovina TpkPO Box 148
Saint Paul, AK
95.38 miles from the center of Galena, AK

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

Stephen Odegard MD
1717 W Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
268.27 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Benjamin Turman PA
1717 W Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
268.27 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Tammy Webb PA
1717 West Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
268.27 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Kati Tuma
1717 West Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
268.27 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Dr. Eiluned Hogenson MD
1919 Lathrop StreetSuite 222
Fairbanks, AK
268.32 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Dianna Kristeller NP
1650 W. Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
268.33 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Lance Dunlop
1650 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
268.43 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Alisa Alexander
1717 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
268.58 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Dr. Milton Wright DO
1001 Noble Street
Fairbanks, AK
269.18 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Stephannie Christian PA
201 1st Avenue Suite 200
Fairbanks, AK
269.18 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Robert Hilleman PA
1221 Noble Street
Faibanks , AK
269.18 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Brian Robb PA
Gateway to Recovery650 Younker Ct
Fairbanks, AK
269.3 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Peter Dillon Jr
570 Riverstone Way,, Ste #3
Fairbanks , AK
271.67 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Peter Dillon Jr
570 Riverstone Way, Ste. #3
Fairbanks, AK
271.67 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Dr. Barbara Creighton MD
Tanana Valley Clinic1001 Noble
Fairbanks, AK
271.67 miles from the center of Galena, AK

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Luvae Southerland PA
1322 Calista DriveApartment A4
Bethel, AK
313.94 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Dr. Maria Freeman MD
Algone Interventional Pain Clinic3190 East Meridian Loop, Ste 207
Wasilla, AK
317.2 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Dr. Susanne Dillon MD
1363 W Spruce Avenue
Wasilla, AK
317.2 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Dr. Roger Swingle MD
1944 East Stallion Circle
Wasilla, AK
317.2 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Ellen Kohler Krava NP
5431 E Mayflower Lane Unit 4
Wasilla, AK
317.2 miles from the center of Galena, AK

Choosing a Galena Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone Doctor in Galena, AK there are a number of factors to think about. To ensure success via MAT, selecting a practitioner that monitors your progress closely is an imperative aspect of recovery. Connect with the Suboxone doctor and ask them 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 significant factors to consider when searching for a license practitioner. Due to limits on the number of patients a Suboxone doctor can treat, it may be challenging to located a qualified Suboxone doctor in or near Galena, AK. However, if you have several personal responsibilities, then driving a long distance every day for your Suboxone treatment may be difficult. Our directory or helpline can assist you in selecting a Suboxone doctor is a good match for your needs and who is currently accepting new patients.

Positive Outcomes with Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

Success rates of Suboxone maintenance vary from one person to another. However, most can agree that Suboxone is the most effective medically assisted detox option to battle opioid addiction. In regard to Suboxone as MAT, research has shown that similar to other medications used for opioid treatment there is still a possibility of abuse. Due to the risk of abuse, it is highly recommended by prescribing physicians that MAT is monitored closely to increase the likelihood of success. Again, the most significant success rates are presented when individuals on Suboxone for opiate addiction pair their prescription with other behavioral therapies andevidence-based options. Despite the stigma that some in the recovery community have, many believe the research is obvious and that Suboxone can create success stories!

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Galena, AK

The drug Suboxone is a combination of two drugs. Those drugs are buprenorphine and naloxone, and the use of these 2 substances together has been approved by the FDA for opioid addiction treatment. However, over the past few years Suboxone has received a great deal of criticism due to the risks of addicts developing an addiction to this drug. There has also been an increase observed of patients in medication assisted treatment programs Galena, AK having accidental overdoses. As a result, this has triggered others to seek other options. Other options patients have tried include methadone, abstinence, Subutex, or vivitrol. There are many options available and each person should look into each option available with their doctor before determining which will be most effective to overcome opioid addiction.

Choosing a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

When in search for a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska there are numerous factors to think about. To get the best success with medically assisted treatment, working with a practitioner that monitors your progress closely is key to achieving lasting recovery. Talk with the license practitioner 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.

Some common factors that are important to consider when searching for a license practitioner include whether they are taking new patients, how far they are from the patient, and if their office hours align with the individual’s schedule As a result of limits on the number of patients a license practitioner can see, it may be challenging to find a qualified license practitioner in or near Alaska. However, if you have numerous personal responsibilities, then driving across town for your Suboxone treatment may be difficult. Our directory or helpline can assist you in locating a license practitioner is a good match for your needs and who is currently taking new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive drug in itself, there is lots of uncertainty on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some addicts have reported great success with Suboxone treatment, but others were not as lucky. One study reported that 49% of participants abused prescription painkillers at a decreased rate while on Suboxone, but only 8.6% showed 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 ceased, 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 medication assisted treatments that have historically 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 struggling addicts who are ready to get clean and who have access to a safe and supportive living environment, 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:

  • Recent thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol use disorder
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Past abuse of methadone or Suboxone

Addicts who are not a solid candidate for Suboxone treatment, unmedicated detox may be the only alternative option. Addicts 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 seek treatment from a Alaska opioid detoxification facility that can provide continuous care and monitoring.