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

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About Unalakleet, AK Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, also known as Buprenorphine, is a frequently recommended drug used for opioid dependence treatment. In an ideal situation, Suboxone would be prescribed by a practitioner, along side Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Buprenorphine can be administered many ways; the most common include a sublingual strip, a transdermal patch, a subcutaneous injection, or a subdermal implant.

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

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

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

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

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

Dr. Kimberly Whitaker MD
580 Cheif Eddie Hoffman Highway
Bethel, AK
216.72 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

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

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

Luvae Southerland PA
1322 Calista DriveApartment A4
Bethel, AK
216.72 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

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

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

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

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

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

Jared Wallace
11595 Kenai Spur Highway
Kenai, AK
383.02 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

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

Kelli Vicek NP
805 Frontage Road
Kenai, AK
383.23 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

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

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

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

Dr. John Anderson MD
265 Binkley
Soldotna, AK
390.62 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

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

Dr. Marcus Deede MD
265 N. Binkley Street
Soldotna, AK
390.69 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

Rebecca Schultz PA
245 N Binkley StreetSuite 103
Soldotna, AK
390.7 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

Kathryn Flores NP
Central Peninsula Hospital, Care Transitions354 Tyee St.
Soldotna, AK
390.81 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

Kathryn Flores NP
Central Peninsula Hospital, Care Transitions354 Tyee St
Soldotna, AK
390.81 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

Dale Walaszek PA
Central Peninsula Hospital Behavioral Health245 N. Binkley St., Suite 202
Soldotna, AK
390.82 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

Dr. Cynthia Kahn MD
230 East Marydale Avenue
Soldotna, AK
390.85 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

Dr. Marguerite Mcintosh MD
230 E. MARYDALE AVE
Soldotna, AK
390.85 miles from the center of Unalakleet, AK

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

Choosing a Unalakleet Suboxone Doctor

When looking for a Suboxone Doctor in Unalakleet, AK there are numerous factors to consider. To ensure success via medically assisted treatment, selecting a Suboxone doctor that monitors your progress closely is key to achieving lasting recovery. Speak with the physician and inquire regarding 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.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also key 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 Unalakleet, AK. 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 selecting a physician whose location and office hours work well for you and who is currently taking 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 a higher success rate during Suboxone Maintenance, we recommend using a trusted Suboxone Doctor.

Suboxone Doctors accept various insurance plans and cash payments. Always inquire 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 they do accept your insurance, make sure you ask them what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Lastly, always call your insurance to determine your deductible, out of pockets, and copays before going to the Suboxone Doctor in Unalakleet, AK.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Unalakleet, AK

Suboxone is only one of a multitude of treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative substances that have previously been used in Unalakleet, 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 individuals who are motivated to get clean and who have access to a safe and supportive living situation, these MAT options could be right 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 addiction
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Previous abuse of methadone or Suboxone

For individuals who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, abstinence 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 Unalakleet, AK opioid detox facility that can provide continuous care and monitoring.

Finding a Suboxone Doctor in Alaska

When searching for a Suboxone doctor in Alaska the first thing to do is to research the options that are available and covered by your health care insurance. In addition to finding financially viable doctors, make sure they are qualified. Qualified physicians and mid-level practitioners in the U.S. 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. It is also recommended to enroll in additional treatment programs that support recovery, such as outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to ensure the most effective results while partaking in medication assisted treatment.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive substance in itself, it is widely debated on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some addicts 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% showed success once the Suboxone treatment had` ceased. Other studies did not show long term success with a less than 10% success rate once treatment stopped, 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 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, methadone can only be administered at a licensed methadone clinic and not by an individual practitioner. For people who are ready to find recovery and who have access to a safe and supportive living environment, these MAT options could be a good option for you.

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

  • Presence of thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Past abuse of medication assisted treatments

People who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, abstinence 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 advised to reach out to a Alaska opioid detox facility that can assist in managing these symptoms.