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About Spruce Pine, NC Suboxone Doctors

Suboxone, or Buprenorphine, is a frequently recommended substance used to treat Opioid Dependence. Physicians who prescribe Suboxone will often also suggest tandem involvement in Substance Abuse Treatment, or 12 Step Program. Suboxone can be administered many ways; 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
Dr. Brie Folkner MD
88 Hospital Drive
Spruce Pine, NC
0.05 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Ellen Hearty MD
189 Hospital Drive
Spruce Pine, NC
0.05 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

James Carroll
86 North Mitchell Avenue
Bakersville, NC
8.57 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Emily Chappelear PA
116 Seven Mile Ridge Road
Burnsville, NC
12.75 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Janet Meynell NP
202 Medical Campus Drive
Burnsville, NC
12.75 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Jessica White
Celo Health Center116 Seven Mile Ridge Rd
Burnsville, NC
12.75 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Jamie Vance NP
545 Schultz Circle
Newland , NC
14.31 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Ellen Hearty MD
472 Rankin Drive
Marion, NC
16.3 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Ogochukwu Okpala MD
117 W Medical Court Drive
Marion, NC
16.3 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Zizette Gabriel MD
100 Spaulding Road
Marion, NC
16.3 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Margaret Sullivan MD
472 Rankin Drive
Marion, NC
16.3 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Diaa Hussein MD
329 Sanford Drive
Morganton, NC
23.43 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dana Short NP
214 Avery Avenue
Morganton, NC
24.26 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Gary Lavine MD
Carolinas Healthcare System - Blue Ridge2201 South Stirling Street
Morganton, NC
24.76 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Lindsey Michaels NP
110 E Main St
Morganton, NC
24.76 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Sharon Golden-Myers NP
301 East Meeting StreetSuite 101
Morganton, NC
24.76 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Michelle King MD
518 Carolina Avenue
Erwin, TN
24.77 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Greg Clary
505 West Fleming Drive
Morganton, NC
24.98 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Sardar Shah-Khan MD
303 College Street
Morganton, NC
25.06 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Daniel Blake MD
Julian F. Keith Alcohol/Drug Abuse Ctr201 Tabernacle Road
Black Mountain, NC
26.04 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Steven Buser MD
201 Tabernacle Road
Black Mountain, NC
26.1 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Kelly German
201 Tabernacle Road
Black Mountain, NC
26.1 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Susan Millonas NP
201 Tabernacle Road
Black Mountain, NC
26.1 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Carroll Ellison MD
500 East Parker Road
Morganton, NC
26.57 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Michelle Mills NP
2201 S Sterling Street
Morganton, NC
26.63 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Jerry Kotulla MD
885 Crossroads Parkway, Suite A4
Mars Hill, NC
27.55 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Amanda Williams NP
225 Ira Harmon Road
Vilas, NC
28.83 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Aaron Goodwin MD
415 Kentwood Street SW
Lenoir, NC
30.07 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Joel Sebastien MD
116 Main Street NW
Lenoir , NC
30.07 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Dr. Richard Fasanello DO
116 Main Street NW
Lenoir , NC
30.07 miles from the center of Spruce Pine, NC

Choosing a Spruce Pine Suboxone Doctor

When looking for a Suboxone Doctor in Spruce Pine, NC there are a few important factors to consider. To get the best success with MAT, choosing a physician that monitors your progress closely is critical for success. Speak with the physician and inquire regarding their Suboxone treatment practices, if they typically allow patients to self-manage taking doses, and how long before they typically start sending clients home with multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also important factors to consider when looking for a license practitioner. Due to limits on the number of patients a physician can treat, it may be challenging to located a qualified physician in or near Spruce Pine, NC. However, if you work, go to school, or have a family that relies on you, then driving across town for your Suboxone treatment might not be practical. Our directory or helpline can help you in finding a physician is a good match for your circumstances and who is currently accepting new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

Success rates of Suboxone maintenance vary from one person to another. However, most can agree that Suboxone is the most trusted medically assisted detox option to battle opioid addiction. In regard to Suboxone as MAT, research has proven that like methadone there is still a potential for 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 greatest success rates are seen when individuals on Suboxone for opiate addiction pair medical treatment with other behavioral therapies andevidence-based options. Despite the stigma that the recovery community may often face, lots of people believe the research is obvious and that MAT can create success stories!

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in Spruce Pine, NC

The medication Suboxone is made up of of two substances. Those substances are buprenorphine and naloxone, and the combination of the two has been approved by the FDA to address opioid addiction. However, in recent years this drug has received a great deal of scrutiny due to the risks of addicts developing an addiction to this drug. We have also seen a rise of patients in MAT programs Spruce Pine, NC having unintended overdoses. As a result, this has triggered others to search for other options. Other options patients have invested in include methadone, going cold turkey, Subutex, or vivitrol. Various options are available and each patient should research every option available with their physician before selecting which will be most effective to combat opioid addiction.

Choosing a North Carolina Suboxone Doctor

When looking for a Suboxone Doctor in North Carolina there are a few important factors to think about. To get the best success with MAT, choosing a practitioner that monitors your progress closely is key to achieving lasting recovery. Talk with the license practitioner and ask them how closely they monitor their clients, if they typically allow patients to take a few doses of Suboxone home to be self-administered, and how long before they might begin allowing patients to self-administer multiple doses.

Availability, distance, and office hours are also significant factors to consider when searching for a license practitioner. As a result of limits on the number of patients a license practitioner can see, it may be difficult to located a qualified license practitioner in or near North Carolina. 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 might not be practical. Our directory or helpline can help you in locating a license practitioner is a good match for your circumstances and who is currently taking new patients.

Success Rates of Suboxone Maintenance and Medically Assisted Detox

The success rates of Suboxone and Medically Assisted Detox fluctuate considerably, frequently depending on the quality of care. Not all Suboxone Doctors or Medically Assisted Detoxes are equal. Unfortunately, the healthcare industry is rampant with fraud, and even the Suboxone Maintenance industry is no exception. To encourage a greater success rate during Suboxone Maintenance, we recommend using a trusted Suboxone Doctor.

Suboxone Doctors will either accept insurance or cash pay. Always talk 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 you are eligible for coverage under your insurance plan, make sure you specifically inquire about what additional out of pocket costs may be associated. Finally, always reach out to your insurance to check your deductible, out of pockets, and copays prior to going to the Suboxone Doctor in North Carolina.

Alternatives to Suboxone Treatment in North Carolina

Suboxone is only one of the multiple treatment options for those addicted to opioids. There are alternative medications that have historically been used in North Carolina for opioid addiction treatment, including methadone and Naltrexone. These medications might be available to you but have different regulations. For example, only methadone clinics can administer methadone. For people who are determined 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 valid candidate for Suboxone treatment:

  • Recent suicidal thoughts
  • Untreated mental health disorder
  • Pregnancy
  • alcohol use disorder
  • 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, going cold turkey may be the best 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 recommended to contact a North Carolina opioid detox facility that can assist in managing these symptoms.