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Below is a comprehensive directory of suboxone doctors in Point Harbor, North Carolina. Read more about Point Harbor 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: Kitty Hawk, Southern Shores, Duck, and Kill Devil Hills. Click here for Point Harbor rehab centers.

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About Point Harbor, NC Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, or Buprenorphine, is a regularly prescribed medication used for opioid dependence treatment. Physicians who prescribe Suboxone will often also suggest tandem involvement in Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Suboxone is munfactured in many forms; the most common are:

  • Suboxone Strips taken sublingually (under the tongue)
  • On the skin as a transdermal patch
  • a subcutaneous injection called Sublocade
  • A six-month continuous delivery Probuphine subdermal implant
Jennifer Thiessen NP
110 W Woodhill Drive
Kitty Hawk, NC
4.25 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Dr. Leslie McPherson MD
7429 Caratoke Hwy
Jarvisburg, NC
7.84 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Dr. Jeanette Shimkus DO
Right Path Treatment Centers, OBX Branch110 W Wood Hill Drive
Nags Head, NC
10.62 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Philip Keller PA
2808 S Croatan Highway
Nags Head, NC
10.92 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Carroll Robertson III
Roanoke Family Practice902-B Roanoke Avenue
Elizabeth City, NC
28.29 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Jessica Fuller-Hines MD
135 E. Rich Boulevard
Elizabeth City, NC
28.52 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Christina Bannow NP
102 Medical Dr
Elizabeth City, NC
29 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Jamie Deputy NP
102B Medical Drive
Elizabeth City, NC
29 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

April Durning NP
EmCare1144 North Road Street
Elizabeth City, NC
29.06 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Dr. William Bowens MD
1825 West City DriveSuite F
Elizabeth, NC
30.07 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Dr. Abdul Jamaludeen MD
2501 James Madison Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA
48.93 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Catharine Cartwright PA
2501 James Madison Boulevard
Virginia Beach, VA
48.93 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Ameanthea Blanco- Knezovich WellSpan
205 Greenbrier RoadSuite 104
Chesapeake , VA
49.89 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Dr. Ivor Purchas MD
3356 Western Branch BoulevardSuite F
Chesapeake, VA
49.89 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Curtis Bryan MD
224 Great Bridge Boulavard
Chesapeake , VA
49.89 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Dr. Timothy Nelson MD
736 N Battlefield Boulevard
Chesapeake, VA
49.89 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Dr. Craig Sharkey MD
736 N Battlefield Boulevard
Chesapeake, VA
49.89 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Thomas Kannon NP
828 GREENBRIAR PARKWAY
Chesapeake, VA
49.89 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Katia Hall NP
2005 Old Greenbrier Rd.Suite 104
Chesapeake, VA
49.89 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Cheryl Lumbard
4020 Raintree RoadSuite A
Chesapeake, VA
49.89 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Dr. Laura Petras MD
Oceana Branch Health Clinic1550 Tomcat Blvd, Suite 150
Virginia Beach, VA
51.43 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Jennifer Melillo
224 Great Bridge Boulevard
Chesapeake, VA
51.89 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Richard Hill
828 Greenbrier Parkway
Chesapeake, VA
52.24 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Regina Sibal NP
1781 Grey Friars Chase
Virginia Beach, VA
52.24 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Dr. Raymond Iglecia MD
Chesapeake Medical Institute300 Medical Parkway, Suite 116
Chesapeake, VA
52.45 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Maribelle Blackmon NP-C
200 Medical Parkway Suite 315
Chesapeake, VA
52.46 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Dr. John Riedler MD
Virginia Behavioral Medicine PLLC1301 First Colonial Road, Suite 200
Virginia Beach, VA
53.13 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Edward Senu-Oke
400 Bracey Way
Chesapeake, VA
53.38 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Martin Klinkhammer
Emergency Physicians of Tidewater4092 Foxwood Drive
Virginia Beach, VA
53.63 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Dr. James Allen DO
5267 Greenwich RdSuite 100
Virginia Beach, VA
53.89 miles from the center of Point Harbor, NC

Choosing a Point Harbor Suboxone Doctor

When searching for a Suboxone Doctor in Point Harbor, NC there are several factors to consider. To ensure success via MAT, choosing a physician that provides attentive treatment is an critical aspect of recovery. Speak with the Suboxone doctor and inquire regarding their Suboxone treatment practices, if they typically allow patients to take a few doses of Suboxone home to be self-administered, and the length of time before they might begin sending clients home with multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also key factors to consider when searching for a Suboxone doctor. As a result of limits on the number of patients a Suboxone doctor can treat, it may be difficult to find a qualified Suboxone doctor in or near Point Harbor, NC. However, if you work, go to school, or have a family that relies on you, then driving a long distance every day for your Suboxone treatment may be difficult. Our directory or helpline can help you in looking for a Suboxone doctor 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 substance in itself, there is significant controversy on whether Suboxone truly works to treat opioid addiction. Some patients have reported great success with Suboxone treatment, whereas others did not. One study reported that 49% of participants abused prescription painkillers at a decreased 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%, regardless of whether Suboxone treatment was combined with therapy or not.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Point Harbor, NC

The medication Suboxone is a combination of two substances. Those substances are buprenorphine and naloxone, and the use of these 2 substances together has been approved by the FDA to combat opioid addiction. However, in recent years this drug has received a great deal of scrutiny due to the risks of addicts becoming addicted to this drug. There has also been an increase observed of patients in medication assisted treatment programs Point Harbor, NC having accidental overdoses. As a result, this has triggered others to search for other options. Alternative treatments patients have tried include methadone, abstinence, Subutex, or vivitrol. Countless options are available and each individual should look into each option available with their physician before determining which will be most effective to combat opioid addiction.

Choosing a Suboxone Doctor in North Carolina

When searching for a Suboxone doctor in North Carolina a good place to start is to research the options that are available and covered by health insurance. In addition to finding financially viable doctors, make sure they are qualified. Qualified 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 assisted treatment option for an opioid addict. Patients should also enroll in additional treatment programs that support recovery, such as outpatient programs, or other evidence-based treatment options to increase success while on Suboxone.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detoxification

The success of Suboxone treatment varies from one person to another. However, it is widely agreed upon that Suboxone is the most effective medically assisted detox option to battle opioid addiction. In regard to Suboxone as MAT, research has determined that similar to other medications used for opioid treatment there is still a possibility of abuse. Based on the potential for abuse, it is highly recommended by prescribing physicians that MAT is monitored closely to increase the likelihood of success. Again, the most significant success rates are seen when individuals on Suboxone for opiate addiction pair medically assisted treatment with other behavioral therapies andevidence-based options. In spite of the stigma that some in the recovery community have, lots of people believe the research is clear and that MAT can create success stories!

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in North Carolina

Suboxone is only one of several treatment options for opioid addiction. There are alternative drugs that have previously been used in North Carolina 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 determined to get clean and who have access to a safe and supportive living environment, these MAT 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:

  • Recent suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated dual diagnosis
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol addiction
  • Previous allergic reaction to Suboxone
  • Taking other medications that do not react well with Suboxone
  • Previous abuse of MAT

For individuals who are not a good candidate for Suboxone treatment, unmedicated detox may be the only alternative option. For individuals who plan to go through a clean-slate withdrawal can expect intense flu-like withdrawal symptoms and intense cravings. It is highly recommended to seek treatment from a North Carolina opioid detox facility that can provide continuous care and monitoring.