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Below is a comprehensive directory of suboxone doctors in Tin City, Alaska. Read more about Tin City 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: Wales, Diomede, Brevig Mission, and Port Clarence. Click here for Tin City rehab centers.

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About Tin City, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, or Buprenorphine, is a conventional substance used to treat Opioid Dependence. Ideally, Suboxone would be prescribed by a doctor, in addition to a Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Buprenorphine is munfactured in many forms; 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
  • Probuphine sells an implant that can provide continuous delivery for six months
Dr. Karen O'Neill MD
Norton Sound Regional HospitalP.O. Box 966
Nome, AK
104.77 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Dr. Cortney Hess MD
103 Fram StreetP.O. Box 589
Petersburg, AK
188.03 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Dr. Kristel Rush MD
705 2nd StreetPO Box 2290
Cordova, AK
188.03 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Lori Jackson NP
934 Main StreetPO Box 934
Saint George Island, AK
188.03 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Dr. Kimberly Whitaker MD
580 Cheif Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
380.89 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Dr. David Compton MD
700 Chief Hoffman HighwayPO Box 278
Bethel, AK
380.89 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Nicholas White NP
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman HighwayPO Box 529
Bethel, AK
380.89 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Luvae Southerland PA
1322 Calista DriveApartment A4
Bethel, AK
380.89 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Dr. Nicholas Flickinger MD
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
381.11 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

William Ford NP
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Hwy
Bethel, AK
381.11 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Cameron Mortensen PA
700 Chief Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
381.11 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Nadege Nerette PA
430 Main StreetPO Box 1908
Bethel, AK
381.12 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Melinda Miller NP
1000 Polovina TpkPO Box 148
Saint Paul, AK
418.94 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Arnold Loera
Bristol Bay Area Health Corporation 6000 Kanakanak Road
Dillingham, AK
542.12 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Stephen Odegard MD
1717 W Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
585.25 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Benjamin Turman PA
1717 W Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
585.25 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Tammy Webb PA
1717 West Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
585.25 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Kati Tuma
1717 West Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
585.25 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Dianna Kristeller NP
1650 W. Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
585.31 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Dr. Eiluned Hogenson MD
1919 Lathrop StreetSuite 222
Fairbanks, AK
585.33 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Lance Dunlop
1650 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
585.42 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Alisa Alexander
1717 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, AK
585.42 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Stephannie Christian PA
201 1st Avenue Suite 200
Fairbanks, AK
585.97 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Dr. Milton Wright DO
1001 Noble Street
Fairbanks, AK
586.04 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Robert Hilleman PA
1221 Noble Street
Faibanks , AK
586.07 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Brian Robb PA
Gateway to Recovery650 Younker Ct
Fairbanks, AK
586.57 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Peter Dillon Jr
570 Riverstone Way,, Ste #3
Fairbanks , AK
588.6 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Peter Dillon Jr
570 Riverstone Way, Ste. #3
Fairbanks, AK
588.6 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

Dr. Barbara Creighton MD
Tanana Valley Clinic1001 Noble
Fairbanks, AK
588.6 miles from the center of Tin City, AK

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

Selecting a Tin City, AK Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone doctor in Tin City, AK a good place to start is to research the options that are accessible and covered by insurance. In addition to finding a physician you can afford, make sure they are qualified. Qualified medical doctors and mid-level practitioners in the U.S. 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. 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 Medication Assisted Detoxification

Success rates of Suboxone maintenance vary from person to person. However, it is widely agreed upon that Suboxone is the most successful pharmaceutical detox option to battle opioid addiction. In regard to Suboxone as medication assisted treatment, research has shown that similar to methadone there is still a possibility of abuse. Due to the risk of abuse, it is highly advised by prescribing doctors that medication assisted treatment is monitored closely to increase the likelihood of success. Again, the most successful individuals that are able to break free from opioid addiction due so by combining medication assisted treatment and inpatient programs, outpatient programs, orevidence-based options. In spite of the stigma that some in the recovery community have, many believe the research is clear and that Suboxone works!

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Tin City, AK

Suboxone is only one of numerous treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative medication assisted treatments that have historically been used in Tin City, 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 struggling addicts who are ready to stop using opioids and who have access to a safe and supportive living environment, these medically assisted treatment options could be right for you.

The following are indications that an individual is NOT a good 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
  • Past abuse of MAT

People who are not a solid candidate for Suboxone treatment, unmedicated detox 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 strongly advised to seek treatment from a Tin City, AK opioid detoxification center that can provide continuous care and monitoring.

Choosing a Alaska Suboxone Doctor

When selecting a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska there are a number of factors to consider. To get the best success with MAT, selecting a Suboxone doctor that monitors your progress closely is key to achieving lasting recovery. Speak with the license practitioner and ask them their Suboxone treatment practices, if they typically allow clients to self-manage taking doses, and the length of time before they typically start allowing patients to self-administer multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also important factors to consider when searching for a license practitioner. Due to limits on the number of patients a license practitioner can treat, it may be challenging to located a qualified license practitioner in or near Alaska. However, if you have numerous personal responsibilities, then driving a long distance every day for your Suboxone treatment may be difficult. Our directory or helpline can help you in finding a license practitioner is a good match for your needs and who is currently taking new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive drug in itself, there is lots of uncertainty on whether Suboxone actually helps individuals who are dependant on opioids. Some people have said to have experienced 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% showed abstinence 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 number of treatment options for those addicted to opioids. 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 example, methadone can only be administered at a licensed methadone clinic and not by an individual practitioner. For struggling addicts 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 a good option for you.

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

  • Presence of thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol addiction
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Previous abuse of methadone or Suboxone

Addicts who are not a solid 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 advised to get admitted to a Alaska opioid detox center that can provide continuous care and monitoring.