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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: Devens, Still River, Ayer, and Lunenburg. Click here for Shirley rehab centers.

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About Shirley, MA Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, also known as Buprenorphine, is a frequently recommended substance used for opioid dependence treatment. Physicians who prescribe Suboxone will often also suggest tandem involvement in Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Buprenorphine is munfactured in many forms; 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
Amie Begin NP
280 Union Street
Lynn, MA
0.49 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Ramzi Khazen MD
FMC Devens42 Patton Road
Devens, MA
2.28 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Ana Richards NP
1 Washington Street
Taunton, MA
2.28 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Lori Taylor NP
301 Washington Street
East Bridgewater, MA
2.28 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Sanjay Basu MD
200 Groton RoadDepartment of Addiction Medicine
Ayer, MA
4.15 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Courtney McDonald NP
47 Congress Street
Salem, MA
4.55 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Eileen Molloy NP
874 Purchase street
New Bedford, MA
4.55 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Hugh Silk MD
27 Ann Lee Road
Harvard, MA
4.79 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Hugh Silk MD
40 spruce st
Leominster, MA
4.97 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Stephanie Stratigos MD
Emerson Hospital133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner
Concord, MA
4.97 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Stephen McElroy
2100 Dorchester AvenueUnit 3
Dorchester, MA
4.97 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Tariq Hashmi
79 Highland AvenueSuite 316
Salem, MA
4.98 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Montu Patel DO
Department of Addiction Medicine200 Groton Road
Ayer, MA
5.04 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Andrew Liteplo MD
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
5.07 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Christina Boulet NP
411 Chandler Street
Worcester, MA
5.17 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Qiaoxin Yang MD
81 hIGHLAND AVE
Winchester, MA
5.18 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Babatunde Thomas MD
Community Health Connections14 Manning Avenue
Leominster, MA
5.21 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Deviney Chaponis MD
1100 Washington Street#100
Dorchester, MA
5.28 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Sang MI Jeon
100 South street
Southbridge, MA
5.29 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Herrick Fisher
75 Francis Street
Boston, MA
6.73 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Maria Dienhart
99 Pokonoket Avenue
Sudbury, MA
7.65 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

John Weems MD
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
8.31 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Karla Christo
CleanSlate Centers384 High Street
Holyoke, MA
8.33 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Peter McConarty MD
275 Nichols Road
Fitchburg, MA
8.51 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Kathleen Sweeney MD
275 Nichols Rd
Fitchburg, MA
8.51 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Cailin McDeed DO
326 Nichols Rd
Fitchburg, MA
8.57 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Garo Garabedian MD
326 Nichols Road
Fitchburg, MA
8.57 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dr. Abhijeet Patil MD
326 Nichols Road
Fitchburg, MA
8.57 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Jolanka Pride NP
675 Main Street
Melrose, MA
8.57 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Dorota Borkiewicz NP
1 Boston Medical Center Place
Boston, MA
8.61 miles from the center of Shirley, MA

Finding a Suboxone Doctor in Shirley, MA

When choosing a Suboxone doctor in Shirley, MA one should first do their research on the options that are available and covered by their insurance provider. After compiling a list of resources that you can afford make sure the physicians 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 assisted treatment option for an opioid addict. 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 on Suboxone.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

An addictive substance in itself, there is significant controversy on whether Suboxone actually helps individuals who are dependant on opioids. Some people have reported great success with Suboxone treatment, but others were not as lucky. One study reported that 49% of participants abused prescription painkillers at a lowered rate while on Suboxone, 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 additional treatments where provided alongside Suboxone treatment.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Shirley, MA

The opioid addiction treatment drug Suboxone is a combination of two substances. Those substances are buprenorphine and naloxone, and the combination of the two has been approved by the FDA to combat opioid addiction. However, in recent years this medication has received a lot of scrutiny due to the risks of addicts becoming addicted to this drug. There has also been an increase observed of addicts in MAT programs Shirley, MA having unintended overdoses. Due to this it has triggered others to search for alternative options. Other options addicts have considered include methadone, abstinence, Subutex, or vivitrol. Various options are available and each individual should research every option available with their doctor before selecting which will be most effective to combat opioid addiction.

Selecting a Massachusetts Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone doctor in Massachusetts one should first do their research on the options that are available and covered by their insurance provider. Once you have 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. 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 on Suboxone.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

The success rates of Suboxone and Medically Assisted Detox fluctuate considerably, mostly depending on the quality of care. Not all Suboxone Doctors or Medically Assisted Detoxes provide the same level of care. Unfortunately, the healthcare industry is rampant with fraud, and even the Suboxone Maintenance industry is no exception. To encourage a higher success rate while on Suboxone Maintenance, we advise using a reputable Suboxone Doctor.

Suboxone Doctors accept various insurance plans and cash payments. Find out what your payment options are by reaching out to your Suboxone Doctor’s office. Remember that not all doctors accept all insurance plans. If your doctor is in-network with your provider, make certain you ask them what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Finally, always call your insurance to check your deductible, out of pockets, and copays before going to the Suboxone Doctor in Massachusetts.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Massachusetts

Suboxone is only one of numerous treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative substances that have previously been used in Massachusetts 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 determined to break free from addiction and who have a supportive home environment or who live in a sober house, these medication assisted treatment options might work 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 thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Previous abuse of methadone or Suboxone

Addicts who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, abstinence may be the best alternative option. Addicts who plan to go through a clean-slate withdrawal can expect severe flu-like withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. It is strongly recommended to contact a Massachusetts opioid detoxification facility that can assist in managing these symptoms.