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

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About North Pole, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone is a pharmaceutical drug offered as medication assisted treatment (MAT) as a replacement for methadone. As opposed to methadone, which is typically administered by going to a methadone clinic daily, Suboxone can be prescribed by a North Pole, AK Suboxone doctor licensed to prescribe the medication in North Pole, AK. Suboxone was the first pharmaceutical drug that was authorized to be prescribed by a medical doctor to treat opioid dependence. This has increased the resource and treatment options available to individuals in North Pole, AK trying to recover from opioid addiction.

Peter Dillon Jr
570 Riverstone Way,, Ste #3
Fairbanks , AK
9.52 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Peter Dillon Jr
570 Riverstone Way, Ste. #3
Fairbanks, AK
9.52 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Dr. Barbara Creighton MD
Tanana Valley Clinic1001 Noble
Fairbanks, AK
9.52 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

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

Brian Robb PA
Gateway to Recovery650 Younker Ct
Fairbanks, AK
11.07 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Robert Hilleman PA
1221 Noble Street
Faibanks , AK
11.92 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Dr. Milton Wright DO
1001 Noble Street
Fairbanks, AK
11.98 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Stephannie Christian PA
201 1st Avenue Suite 200
Fairbanks, AK
12.14 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Lance Dunlop
1650 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
12.42 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Dr. Eiluned Hogenson MD
1919 Lathrop StreetSuite 222
Fairbanks, AK
12.47 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Dianna Kristeller NP
1650 W. Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
12.53 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Alisa Alexander
1717 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
12.58 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Stephen Odegard MD
1717 W Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
12.58 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Benjamin Turman PA
1717 W Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
12.58 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Tammy Webb PA
1717 West Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
12.58 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Kati Tuma
1717 West Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
12.58 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Melinda Miller NP
1000 Polovina TpkPO Box 148
Saint Paul, AK
184.81 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Deborah Crowe NP
PO Box 5Mile 187 Glenn Highway
Glennallen, AK
187.09 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Juliana Abreu PA
PO Box H
Copper Center , AK
200.47 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

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

Kristine Jakiemiec PA
561 S Denali STE E
Palmer, AK
224.58 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Dr. Jaron Coombs
2500 Woodworth LoopEmergency Department
Palmer, AK
224.58 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Jeffrey Copeland
2250 Woodworth LoopSuite 1100
Palmer, AK
224.58 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Peggy Downing
3505 E. Meridian Park LoopSte. 100
Wasilla, AK
227.03 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Malisa Moss
3505 E. Meridian Park LoopSuite 100
Wasilla, AK
227.03 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Dr. David Chisholm MD
500 East Swanson Avenue
Wasilla, AK
228.4 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

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

Dr. Susanne Dillon MD
1363 W Spruce Avenue
Wasilla, AK
228.82 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Dr. Roger Swingle MD
1944 East Stallion Circle
Wasilla, AK
228.82 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Ellen Kohler Krava NP
5431 E Mayflower Lane Unit 4
Wasilla, AK
228.82 miles from the center of North Pole, AK

Finding a North Pole, AK Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone doctor in North Pole, AK one should first do their research on the options that are available and covered by their insurance provider. In addition to finding financially viable doctors, make sure they are qualified. Qualified medical doctors and mid-level practitioners in the United States must have an have a particular license, referred to as an x-license, in order for them to prescribe Suboxone as a medication for opioid addiction treatment. It is also recommended to enroll in additional treatment programs that support recovery, such as outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to support a positive outcome while completing a Suboxone treatment regimens.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive substance in itself, there is lots of uncertainty on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some patients have said to have experienced great success with Suboxone treatment, but others were not as lucky. 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 recovery with a less than 10% success rate once treatment ceased, including cases where additional treatments where provided alongside Suboxone treatment.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in North Pole, AK

The medication Suboxone is made up of of two substances. Those substances are buprenorphine and naloxone, and the combination of the two has been approved by the FDA for medical treatment of opioid addiction. However, in recent years this drug has received significant criticism because of the possibility of addiction to Subxone. There has also been an increase observed of people in MAT programs North Pole, AK having accidental overdoses. As a result, this has triggered others to seek alternative options. Alternative treatments people have considered include methadone, going cold turkey, Subutex, or vivitrol. There are many options available and each individual should research every option available with their doctor before selecting which will be most effective to overcome opioid addiction.

Choosing a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

When looking for a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska there are a few important factors to think about. To get the best success with medically assisted treatment, working with a physician that monitors your progress closely is key to achieving lasting recovery. Talk with the Suboxone doctor and inquire regarding their Suboxone treatment practices, if they ever allow patients to self-manage taking doses, and how long before they might begin allowing patients to self-administer multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also significant factors to consider when searching for a physician. Due to limits on the number of patients a Suboxone doctor can care for, it may be difficult to identify a qualified Suboxone doctor in or near Alaska. However, if you work, go to school, or have a family that relies on you, then traveling a long distance every day for your Suboxone treatment might not be practical. Our directory or helpline can assist you in looking for a Suboxone doctor who works well for you and who is currently taking new patients.

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, whereas others did not. One study reported that while on Suboxone there was a decreased rate of prescription painkiller abuse at 49%, but only 8.6% exhibited signs of recovery once the Suboxone treatment ended. 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

Suboxone is only one of a multitude of treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative drugs 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 instance, methadone can only be administered at a licensed methadone clinic and not by an individual practitioner. For people who are motivated to get clean and who have a supportive home environment or who live in a sober house, these MAT options might work for you.

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

  • Presence of thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Previous abuse of medication assisted treatments

People who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, going cold turkey may be the only alternative option. People who plan to go through a clean-slate withdrawal can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is highly advised to get admitted to a Alaska opioid detoxification center that can assist in managing these symptoms.