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Below is a comprehensive directory of suboxone doctors in Matanuska, Alaska. Read more about Matanuska 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: Gateway, Palmer, Butte, and Wasilla. Click here for Matanuska rehab centers.

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About Matanuska, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, or Buprenorphine, is a regularly prescribed drug used for opioid dependence treatment. In an ideal situation, Suboxone would be prescribed by a doctor, along side Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Suboxone can be administered many ways; 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
Peggy Downing
3505 E. Meridian Park LoopSte. 100
Wasilla, AK
5.63 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Malisa Moss
3505 E. Meridian Park LoopSuite 100
Wasilla, AK
5.63 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Bruck Clift MD
1901 North Hemmer Road
Palmer, AK
5.68 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Kristine Jakiemiec PA
561 S Denali STE E
Palmer, AK
5.68 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Jaron Coombs
2500 Woodworth LoopEmergency Department
Palmer, AK
5.68 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Jeffrey Copeland
2250 Woodworth LoopSuite 1100
Palmer, AK
5.68 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Jolie Miller NP
1001 South Knik-Goose Bay Road
Wasilla, AK
7.3 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. David Chisholm MD
500 East Swanson Avenue
Wasilla, AK
7.41 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

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

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

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

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

Janine Stitt NP
645 North Jessica Brooke Circle
Wasilla, AK
8.27 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Charlene Hill
1001 Knik Goose Bay Road
Wasilla, AK
8.27 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Greg Wilkinson
3190 E Meridian Park Loop Suite 207
Wasilla, AK
8.27 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. John Zipperer Jr MD
12641 Old Glenn HwyUnit 101
Eagle River, AK
18.06 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Kurt Guindon MD
10921 Adanak Circle
Eagle River, AK
18.26 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Christine Goddard MD
16600 Centerfield DriveSuite 203
Eagle River, AK
18.91 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Even Evanson PA
10928 Eagle River Road#240
Eagle River, AK
19.1 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Joseph Pace Jr MD
1201 North Muldoon Drive
Anchorage, AK
24.32 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Wiliam Carroll MD
380 East 11th AvenuUnit #229
Anchorage, AK
24.32 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Timothy Coalwell MD
Medical Park Family Care2211 East Northern Lights Boulveard
Anchorage, AK
24.32 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Wendy Cruz MD
2741 Debarr RoadSuite C205
Anchorage, AK
24.32 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Mark Erickson MD
Southcentral Foundation4201 Tudor Center Drive, Suite 315
Anchorage, AK
24.32 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Paul Franke MD
1364 Saint Gotthard Drive
Anchorage, AK
24.32 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Michel Gevaert MD
3801 University Lake DriveSuite 300
Anchorage, AK
24.32 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Michael Goodblatt MD
4320 Diplomacy DriveSuite 1121
Anchorage, AK
24.32 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Luke Liu MD
2925 DeBarr Rd.Suite 240
Anchorage, AK
24.32 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Alex Orten MD
4320 Diplomacy DriveSuite 1500
Anchorage, AK
24.32 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Dr. Kerry Ozer MD
Alaska Native Medical Center4320 Diplomacy Drive - MH
Anchorage, AK
24.32 miles from the center of Matanuska, AK

Finding a Matanuska, AK Suboxone Doctor

When choosing a Suboxone doctor in Matanuska, AK a good place to start is to research the options that are accessible and covered by insurance. Once you have a list of resources that you can afford make sure the choices provided are qualified. Qualified doctors and mid-level practitioners in America must have an have a particular license, referred to as an x-license, to be able to prescribe Suboxone as a medication for opioid addiction treatment. Patients should also enroll in additional treatment programs that encourage recovery, such as outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to increase success while on Suboxone.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

There are a lot of inconsistencies in the success rates of Suboxone and Medically Assisted Detox, frequently depending on the quality of care. Not all Suboxone Doctors or Medically Assisted Detoxes are equal. Unfortunately, there is a high rate of fraud in the healthcare system, and even the Suboxone Maintenance industry is not immune to that. To encourage a greater success rate while on Suboxone Maintenance, we advise using a trusted Suboxone Doctor.

Treatment via a Suboxone doctor can be paid for via insurance or cash pay. Always talk with the Suboxone Doctor, as to what their payment options are. Keep in mind that depending on the doctor, even if they accept insurance, they may not accept yours. If you are eligible for coverage under your insurance plan, make sure you ask them what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Finally, always reach out to your insurance to confirm your deductible, out of pockets, and copays before going to the Suboxone Doctor in Matanuska, AK.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Matanuska, AK

The opioid addiction treatment medication Suboxone is made up of of two drugs. Those drugs are buprenorphine and naloxone, and the combination of the two has been approved by the FDA to combat opioid addiction. However, over the past few years Suboxone has received significant criticism due to the risks of addicts becoming addicted to this drug. There has also been an increase observed of patients in medication assisted treatment programs Matanuska, AK having unintended overdoses. As a result, this has prompted others to search for other options. Other options patients have invested in include methadone, abstinence, 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.

Choosing a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

There is no shortage of options when searching for a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska. Choosing a Doctor for Suboxone or Buprenorphine can be difficult, and it is important to do your research. 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 is not a cure for addiction, but it can play a major role in the recovery process. When looking for a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska, always be certain that they fit your needs medically, clinically, and financially.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive substance in itself, it is commonly debated on whether Suboxone actually helps individuals who are dependant on opioids. Some doctors have reported great success with Suboxone treatment, but others were not as lucky. One study reported that while on Suboxone there was a reduced rate of prescription painkiller abuse at 49%, but only 8.6% exhibited abstinence once the Suboxone treatment ended. Other studies did not show long term success with a less than 10% success rate once treatment ended, regardless of whether Suboxone treatment was combined with therapy or not.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Alaska

Suboxone is only one of numerous treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative substances that have previously been used in Alaska for opioid addiction treatment, 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 struggling addicts who are ready 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.

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

  • Recent 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 good candidate for Suboxone treatment, abstinence may be the best alternative option. People who plan to abstain from heroin use, or any other opioid, can expect severe flu-like withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. It is highly advised to contact a Alaska opioid detox facility that can provide continuous care and monitoring.