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About Port Heiden, AK Suboxone Doctors

Buprenorphine-naloxone is a medication offered as medically assisted treatment (MAT) in place of methadone. As opposed to methadone, which is solely administered via a methadone clinic daily, Suboxone prescriptions can be written by licensed Suboxone doctors in Port Heiden, AK. Suboxone was the first medication that was authorized to be prescribed by a doctor to treat opioid addiction. This has increased the resource and treatment options available to individuals in Port Heiden, AK seeking opioid addiction treatment.

Arnold Loera
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation 6000 Kanakanak Road
Dillingham, AK
145.12 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Dr. Cynthia Kahn MD
Providence Kodiak Island Medical CenterOutpatient Visiting Specialities Clinic
Kodiak, AK
238.08 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Melissa Witteveen PA
1911 E Rezanof
Kodiak, AK
238.08 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

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

Dr. Curtis Mortenson MD
1911 East Rezanof Drive
Kodiak, AK
239.44 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Dr. David Silbergeld
1911 E Rezanof Dr.
Kodiak, AK
239.44 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Evan Jones II
3449 East Rezanof Drive
Kodiak, AK
240.33 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Dr. Sam Chelmo MD
KANA clinic, 3449 E. Rezanof Dr
Kodiak, AK
240.33 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Alison Starr PA
3449 East Rezanof Drive
Kodiak , AK
240.33 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Dr. Nicholas Flickinger MD
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
289 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

William Ford NP
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Hwy
Bethel, AK
289 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Cameron Mortensen PA
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
289 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Nadege Nerette PA
430 Main StreetPO Box 1908
Bethel, AK
289.01 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Dr. Kimberly Whitaker MD
580 Cheif Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
289.18 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Dr. David Compton MD
700 Chief Hoffman HighwayPO Box 278
Bethel, AK
289.18 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Nicholas White NP
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman HighwayPO Box 529
Bethel, AK
289.18 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Luvae Southerland PA
1322 Calista DriveApartment A4
Bethel, AK
289.18 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Dr. Roger Martinez MD
South Peninsula Hospital4300 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
316.88 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Dana Whittaker NP
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
316.97 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Lisa Milam
4136 Bartlett Street
Homer, AK
316.97 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Kathryn Ostrom
205 West Fairview Ave
Homer, AK
316.99 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Dr. William Bell MD
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
318.15 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Jill Rife NP
4136 Bartlett
Homer, AK
318.15 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Dr. Sarah Spencer DO
P.O. Box 39368Ninilchik Community Clinic
Ninilchik, AK
329.09 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Kristina Finkenbinder NP
15765 Kingsley Road
Ninilchik, AK
329.34 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Jared Wallace
11595 Kenai Spur Highway
Kenai, AK
362.34 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Christina Turknett NP
43335 Kalafornski Beach RoadSuite 18
Soldotna, AK
362.37 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Kelli Vicek NP
805 Frontage Road
Kenai, AK
362.43 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Tamara Brothers-McNeil PA
130 S Willow StSuite 7
Kenai, AK
362.75 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Dr. Michael Merrick MD
416 Frontage RoadSuite 400
Kenai, AK
362.9 miles from the center of Port Heiden, AK

Choosing a Port Heiden, AK Suboxone Doctor

When selecting a Suboxone doctor in Port Heiden, AK a good place to start is to research the options that are available and covered by insurance. After compiling a list of resources that make sure the doctors are qualified. Qualified physicians and mid-level practitioners in the U.S. must have 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 support a positive outcome 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, usually 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 immune to that. To encourage a higher success rate while on Suboxone Maintenance, we suggest using a trusted Suboxone Doctor.

Treatment via a Suboxone doctor can be paid for by insurance or self pay. Find out what your payment options are by contacting your Suboxone Doctor’s office. Keep in mind that depending on the doctor, even if they accept insurance, they may not accept yours. If your doctor is in-network with your provider, make sure you specifically inquire about what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Finally, always contact your insurance to confirm your deductible, out of pockets, and copays prior to going to the Suboxone Doctor in Port Heiden, AK.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Port Heiden, AK

Suboxone is only one of numerous treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative medication assisted treatments that have previously been used in Port Heiden, AK to treat addiction to opiates, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For instance, only methadone clinics can administer methadone. For individuals who are ready to get clean and who have access to a safe and supportive living environment, these medication assisted treatment 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:

  • Presence of suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Past abuse of methadone or Suboxone

People who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, going cold turkey may be the only alternative option. People who plan to abstain from heroin use, or any other opioid, can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is highly recommended to get admitted to a Port Heiden, AK opioid detox center that can help manage these symptoms.

Choosing a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

When selecting a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska there are several factors to think about. To ensure success via MAT, selecting a physician that monitors your progress closely is imperative for success. Talk with the physician and inquire regarding how closely they monitor their clients, if they typically allow clients to self-manage taking doses, and how long before they typically start allowing patients to self-administer multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also significant factors to consider when looking for a physician. Because of limits on the number of patients a physician can treat, it may be difficult to located a qualified physician in or near Alaska. However, if you work, go to school, or have a family that relies on you, then driving across town for your Suboxone treatment may be difficult. Our directory or helpline can assist you in looking for a physician whose location and office hours work well for you and who is currently accepting new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive substance in itself, it is widely argued on whether Suboxone actually helps individuals who are dependant on opioids. Some patients 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 abstinence once the Suboxone treatment had` ceased. Other studies did not show long term success 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 Alaska

Suboxone is only one of numerous treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative drugs that have historically 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 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:

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

For individuals who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, unmedicated detox may be the best alternative option. For individuals who plan to go through a clean-slate withdrawal can expect severe flu-like withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. It is highly advised to get help from a Alaska opioid detoxification facility that can provide continuous care and monitoring.