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Below is a comprehensive directory of suboxone doctors in Smith Mills, Massachusetts. Read more about Smith Mills 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: New Bedford, Bliss Corner, South Dartmouth, and North Westport. Click here for Smith Mills rehab centers.

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About Smith Mills, MA Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, also known as Buprenorphine, is a regularly prescribed drug used to treat Opioid Dependence. Ideally, Suboxone would be prescribed by a practitioner, along side Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Suboxone 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
Brithny Dolcius NP
54 Hill Street
Methuen , MA
1.16 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Ashley Tobey
116 Summer Street
Haverhill , MA
1.37 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

David Patterson
77R State Rd.
North Dartmouth, MA
1.39 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Holly Alexandre MD
49 State RoadPequot Building
Dartmouth, MA
1.57 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Diana Remlinger NP
55 Fogg Road
South Weymouth, MA
1.57 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Ian Huntington
637 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA
1.57 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Michelle Harris MD
Lawrence General Hospital One General Street
Lawrence , MA
2.01 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Kathleen Rogers NP
78 Libby Avenue
Reading, MA
2.11 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Peter Horan MD
785 Rockdale Avenue
New Bedford, MA
2.29 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Kara Kopaczewski DO
49 State Road Pequot Building
Dartmouth, MA
2.8 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Sayuj Paudel
585 Lebanon Street
Melrose, MA
2.8 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Peter Cellucci MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Milton199 Reedsdale Road
Milton, MA
2.92 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Hilarie Cranmer MD
Massachusetts General Hospital Global Health125 Nashua Street, 7th Floor
Boston, MA
2.92 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Matthew Hall MD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center1 Deaconess Road, WCC2
Boston, MA
2.92 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. James Morse MD
25 Highland Avenue
Newburyport, MA
2.92 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Craig Schacher MD
Baystate Noble Hospital115 W. Silver Street
Westfield , MA
2.92 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Christopher Shestak MD
St. Luke's Hospital101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA
2.92 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Phyllis Fine
500 Congress StreetSuite 2G
Quincy, MA
2.92 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Nicole Gerniglia NP
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
2.93 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Priscilla Parris NP
55 Fruit StreetMassachusetts General Hospital, Bulfinch 130
Boston, MA
2.93 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Ashok Maheshwari MD
Clean Slate92 Grape Street
New Bedford, MA
2.93 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Alexandra Tien MD
CleanSlate Centers92 Grape Street
New Bedford, MA
2.93 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Denise Croken NP
637 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA
2.93 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Justin Etter DO
531 Faunce Corner Road
Dartmouth, MA
2.94 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Josephine Henderson-Frost MD
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA
2.94 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Xuan Gonzalez
60 Hodges Avenue
Taunton, MA
2.94 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Robert Gianfrocco DO
CleanSlate92 Grape Street
New Bedford, MA
3.06 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Donald Middleton Jr MD
92 Grape Street
New Bedford, MA
3.06 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Thomas Bozzo MD
92 Grape Street
New Bedford, MA
3.06 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Dr. Katherine Young MD
1504 Providence HighwayUnit 7B
Norwood, MA
3.06 miles from the center of Smith Mills, MA

Choosing a Smith Mills Suboxone Doctor

When choosing a Suboxone Doctor in Smith Mills, MA there are several factors to consider. To get the best outcome via medication assisted treatment, choosing a physician that monitors your progress closely is an imperative aspect of recovery. Connect with the physician and ask them how closely they monitor their clients, if they ever allow patients to self-manage taking doses, and how long before they might begin sending clients home with multiple doses.

Some common factors that are good to consider when in search of a Suboxone doctor include whether they are taking new patients, their office proximity to the patient’s house, and if their office hours work with the patient’s schedule Because of limits on the number of patients a physician can see, it may be challenging to located a qualified physician in or near Smith Mills, MA. However, if you have several personal responsibilities, then traveling a long distance every day for your Suboxone treatment might not be practical. Our directory or helpline can help you in locating 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 commonly debated on whether Suboxone actually helps individuals who are dependant on opioids. Some doctors 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 lowered rate while on Suboxone, but only 8.6% exhibited success once the Suboxone treatment ended. Other studies have shown similar relapse rates of about 90%, including cases where additional treatments where provided alongside Suboxone treatment.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Smith Mills, MA

Suboxone is only one of several treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative medication assisted treatments that have historically been used in Smith Mills, MA 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 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:

  • Presence of thoughts of suicide
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Previous adverse reaction to Suboxone
  • Drug interactions with other medications
  • Previous abuse of MAT

For individuals who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, unmedicated detox may be the best alternative option. For individuals who plan to take this route, they can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is highly advised to get help from a Smith Mills, MA opioid detoxification facility that can assist in managing these symptoms.

Choosing a Massachusetts Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone Doctor in Massachusetts there are a few important factors to consider. To get the best success via medically assisted treatment, working with a practitioner that monitors your progress closely is key to achieving lasting recovery. Talk with the license practitioner 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 important factors to consider when looking for a license practitioner. Because of limits on the number of patients a license practitioner can treat, it may be difficult to located a qualified license practitioner in or near Massachusetts. 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 locating a license practitioner who works well for you and who is currently accepting 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, frequently depending on the quality of care. Not all Suboxone Doctors or Medically Assisted Detoxes are equal. Unfortunately, the healthcare industry is packed with fraud, and even the Suboxone Maintenance industry is not immune to that. To encourage a greater success rate while on Suboxone Maintenance, we suggest using a reputable Suboxone Doctor.

Suboxone Doctors accept various insurance plans and cash payments. Learn how you can pay for treatment by contacting your Suboxone Doctor’s office. Keep in mind 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. Lastly, always reach out to your insurance to confirm your deductible, out of pockets, and copays prior to going to the Suboxone Doctor in Massachusetts.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Massachusetts

Suboxone is only one of a number of treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative substances that have historically 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 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 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 suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • Alcohol dependence
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Previous abuse of MAT

People who may not be able to receive Suboxone treatment, abstinence may be the best alternative option. People who plan to abstain from heroin use, or any other opioid, can expect severe flu-like withdrawal symptoms and severe cravings. It is strongly recommended to seek treatment from a Massachusetts opioid detox center that can provide continuous care and monitoring.