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

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About Mekoryuk, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, also known as Buprenorphine, is a conventional substance used to treat Opioid Dependence. In an ideal situation, Suboxone would be prescribed by a Physician, in addition to a 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
  • A six-month continuous delivery Probuphine subdermal implant
Dr. Kimberly Whitaker MD
580 Cheif Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
154.57 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

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

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

Luvae Southerland PA
1322 Calista DriveApartment A4
Bethel, AK
154.57 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

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

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

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

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

Dr. Cortney Hess MD
103 Fram StreetP.O. Box 589
Petersburg, AK
267.88 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

Dr. Kristel Rush MD
705 2nd StreetPO Box 2290
Cordova, AK
267.88 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

Lori Jackson NP
934 Main StreetPO Box 934
Saint George Island, AK
267.88 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

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

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

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

Kristina Finkenbinder NP
15765 Kingsley Road
Ninilchik, AK
500.73 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

Melinda Miller NP
1000 Polovina TpkPO Box 148
Saint Paul, AK
501.12 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

Dana Whittaker NP
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
509.67 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

Lisa Milam
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
509.67 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

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

Kathryn Ostrom
205 West Fairview Ave
Homer, AK
509.74 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

Jared Wallace
11595 Kenai Spur Highway
Kenai, AK
510.13 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

Kelli Vicek NP
805 Frontage Road
Kenai, AK
510.33 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

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

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

Dr. William Bell MD
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
511.35 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

Jill Rife NP
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
511.35 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

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

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

Dr. John Anderson MD
265 Binkley
Soldotna, AK
516.46 miles from the center of Mekoryuk, AK

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

Selecting a Suboxone Doctor in Mekoryuk, AK

When choosing a Suboxone doctor in Mekoryuk, AK a good place to start is to research the options that are accessible and covered by health insurance. After compiling a list of resources that you can afford make sure the choices provided are qualified. Qualified physicians and mid-level practitioners in the United States must have an have a particular license, referred to as an x-license, to be able to prescribe Suboxone as a medication assisted treatment option for an opioid addict. These individuals should also offer some sort of supplementary addiction support to ensure success whether that involves outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to increase success while on Suboxone.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive drug in itself, it is commonly argued on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some doctors 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% exhibited abstinence once the Suboxone treatment ended. Other studies did not show long term recovery 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 Mekoryuk, AK

Suboxone is only one of numerous treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative drugs that have historically been used in Mekoryuk, AK for opioid addiction treatment, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For example, only methadone clinics can administer methadone. For individuals who are ready to stop using opioids and who have a supportive home environment or who live in a sober house, these MAT options could be right for you.

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

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

For individuals who are not a good candidate for Suboxone treatment, going cold turkey may be the only alternative option. For individuals who plan to take this route, they can expect severe flu-like withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. It is highly advised to reach out to a Mekoryuk, AK opioid detox center that can provide continuous care and monitoring.

Choosing a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska there are a few important factors to consider. To ensure success via medically assisted treatment, selecting a practitioner that monitors your progress closely is critical for success. Talk with the license practitioner and ask them their Suboxone treatment practices, if they ever allow patients to self-manage taking doses, and the length of time before they typically start allowing patients to self-administer multiple doses.

Some common factors that are good to consider when searching for a physician include whether they are taking new patients, their office proximity to the patient’s house, and if their office hours work with the addict’s schedule As a result of limits on the number of patients a license practitioner can treat, it may be difficult to identify a qualified license practitioner in or near Alaska. However, if you have various personal responsibilities, then traveling a long distance every day for your Suboxone treatment may be difficult. Our directory or helpline can assist you in finding a license practitioner is a good match for your needs and who is currently accepting new patients.

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, usually 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 no exception. To encourage an increased success rate while on Suboxone Maintenance, we suggest using a reputable Suboxone Doctor.

Suboxone Doctors will either accept insurance or cash pay. Learn what your payment options are by reaching out to your Suboxone Doctor’s office. 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. Lastly, always contact your insurance to determine your deductible, out of pockets, and copays prior to going to the Suboxone Doctor in Alaska.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Alaska

Suboxone is only one of the multiple treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative substances 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 motivated to stop using opioids and who have a supportive home environment or who live in a sober house, these MAT 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 thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol use disorder
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Previous abuse of methadone or Suboxone

Addicts who are not a good candidate for Suboxone treatment, unmedicated detox may be the only alternative option. Addicts who plan to take this route, they can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is strongly recommended to reach out to a Alaska opioid detoxification center that can provide continuous care and monitoring.