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Below is a comprehensive directory of suboxone doctors in Karluk, Alaska. Read more about Karluk 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: Larsen Bay, Uyak, Port O'Brien, and Akhiok. Click here for Karluk rehab centers.

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About Karluk, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, also known as Buprenorphine, is a frequently recommended substance used for opioid dependence treatment. Ideally, Suboxone would be prescribed by a practitioner, along side Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Suboxone can be administered many ways; the most common are:

  • Under the tongue as a Suboxone Sublingual Strip
  • On the skin as a transdermal patch
  • Sublocade also offers a Subcutaneous Injection just under the skin
  • A six-month continuous delivery Probuphine subdermal implant
Dr. Cynthia Kahn MD
Providence Kodiak Island Medical CenterOutpatient Visiting Specialities Clinic
Kodiak, AK
72.19 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Melissa Witteveen PA
1911 E Rezanof
Kodiak, AK
72.19 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Dr. Edward Zeff MD
Discovery Cove Recovery & Wellness Center, LLC2975 Mill Bay Rd Suite B
Kodiak, AK
72.34 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Dr. Curtis Mortenson MD
1911 East Rezanof Drive
Kodiak, AK
73.55 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Dr. David Silbergeld
1911 E Rezanof Dr.
Kodiak, AK
73.55 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Evan Jones II
3449 East Rezanof Drive
Kodiak, AK
74.43 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Dr. Sam Chelmo MD
KANA clinic, 3449 E. Rezanof Dr
Kodiak, AK
74.43 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Alison Starr PA
3449 East Rezanof Drive
Kodiak , AK
74.43 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

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

Kathryn Ostrom
205 West Fairview Ave
Homer, AK
174.17 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Dana Whittaker NP
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
174.18 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Lisa Milam
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
174.18 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Dr. William Bell MD
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
174.87 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Jill Rife NP
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
174.87 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

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

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

Kristina Finkenbinder NP
15765 Kingsley Road
Ninilchik, AK
194.66 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

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

Dr. John Anderson MD
265 Binkley
Soldotna, AK
231.08 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Marguerite Mcintosh MD
230 E. MARYDALE AVE
Soldotna, AK
232.09 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Kathryn Flores NP
Central Peninsula Hospital, Care Transitions354 Tyee St.
Soldotna, AK
232.15 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Kathryn Flores NP
Central Peninsula Hospital, Care Transitions354 Tyee St
Soldotna, AK
232.15 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Jared Wallace
11595 Kenai Spur Highway
Kenai, AK
232.25 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

Kelli Vicek NP
805 Frontage Road
Kenai, AK
232.25 miles from the center of Karluk, AK

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

Choosing a Karluk Suboxone Doctor

When choosing a Suboxone Doctor in Karluk, AK there are a few important factors to consider. To get the best success via MAT, working with a practitioner that monitors your progress closely is an imperative aspect of recovery. Speak with the license practitioner and ask them their Suboxone treatment practices, if they typically allow clients to take a few doses of Suboxone home to be self-administered, and the length of time before they might begin sending clients home with multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also key factors to consider when looking for a physician. Because of limits on the number of patients a license practitioner can care for, it may be challenging to identify a qualified license practitioner in or near Karluk, AK. However, if you have several personal responsibilities, then driving a long distance every day for your Suboxone treatment might not be practical. Our directory or helpline can assist you in finding a license practitioner who works well for you and who is currently accepting new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

The success rates of Suboxone and Medically Assisted Detox fluctuate considerably, mostly depending on the quality of care. Not all Suboxone Doctors or Medically Assisted Detoxes provide the same level of care. Unfortunately, there is a high rate of fraud in the healthcare system, and even the Suboxone Maintenance industry is not an exception to this. To encourage an increased success rate during Suboxone Maintenance, we suggest using a reputable Suboxone Doctor.

Treatment via a Suboxone doctor can be paid for via insurance or self pay. Find out how you can pay for treatment by contacting your Suboxone Doctor’s office. Remember that not all doctors accept all insurance plans. If they do take your coverage, make sure you ask them what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Finally, always call your insurance to confirm your deductible, out of pockets, and copays prior to going to the Suboxone Doctor in Karluk, AK.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Karluk, AK

Suboxone is only one of a number of treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative medications that have historically been used in Karluk, AK 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 people who are motivated to get clean and who have a supportive home environment or who live in a sober house, these medication assisted treatment options might work for you.

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

  • Presence of suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol use disorder
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Previous abuse of MAT

Addicts who are not a solid candidate for Suboxone treatment, going cold turkey 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 strongly advised to seek treatment from a Karluk, AK opioid detoxification facility that can provide continuous care and monitoring.

Finding a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone doctor in Alaska a good place to start is to research the options that are available and covered by your health care insurance. In addition to finding a physician you can afford, make sure they are qualified. Qualified medical doctors and mid-level practitioners in America must have an have a particular license, referred to as an x-license, in order for them to prescribe Suboxone as a medication assisted treatment option for an opioid addict. These individuals should also offer some sort of community involvement to ensure success whether that involves outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to ensure the most effective results while on Suboxone.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive drug in itself, there is significant uncertainty on whether Suboxone actually helps individuals who are dependant on opioids. Some patients have said to have experienced great success with Suboxone treatment, whereas others did not. One study reported that while on Suboxone there was a reduced rate of prescription painkiller abuse at 49%, but only 8.6% showed abstinence once the Suboxone treatment had` ceased. Other studies have shown similar relapse rates of about 90%, regardless of whether Suboxone treatment was combined with therapy or not.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Alaska

The pharmaceutical 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 to treat opioid addiction. However, over the past few years Suboxone has received a lot of criticism due to the risks of addicts developing an addiction to this drug. There has also been an increase observed of addicts in Suboxone treatment programs Alaska having accidental overdoses. Due to this it has triggered others to search for other options. Alternative treatments addicts have sought out include methadone, abstinence, Subutex, or vivitrol. There are many options available and each person should look into each option available with their doctor before .