Our Methadone Clinic & Suboxone Clinic provides personalized, out-patient treatment programs for patients going through substance and opioid withdrawal with the use of Suboxone & Methadone.
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Our Methadone Clinic and Suboxone Clinic is located in Montgomery County, Maryland right on the border of Prince George’s County and close to the District of Columbia. We are right off of New Hampshire Avenue, a block away from University Boulevard in Langley Park. We offer the industry leading patient care for our family of patients going through recovery!
Our office accepts Maryland Medicaid for our Suboxone and Methadone Medication Management Programs
Our office accepts Medicare for our Suboxone and Methadone Medication Management Programs
Methadone belongs to a group of drugs known as opioids. It was created by German doctors during World War II. It was first used by doctors to treat extreme pain. You might get it today as part of a treatment plan for an addiction to heroin, or narcotic painkillers. Methadone is safer than other narcotics. Your doctor should be on the alert while you are taking it. It can cause addiction and abuse.
Methadone alters the way your brain and nervous system react to pain, so you feel relief. Methadone’s effects are less powerful than those of strong painkillers such as morphine. Methadone may be prescribed by your doctor if you are experiencing severe pain due to an injury, surgery or long-term illness. It blocks the effects of drugs such as codeine and heroin, hydrocodone and morphine, as well as highs from other drugs, like oxycodone. You may experience a similar sensation and it can prevent you from experiencing withdrawal symptoms or cravings. This is sometimes called replacement therapy.
Your doctor will prescribe methadone for you if it is necessary for your pain. A special program will provide you with methadone for addiction. Methadone is available in liquid, tablet, and powder forms. To get Methadone, you must have a prescription. Your provider will recommend the right dose for you. They may also change the dose. Talk to your doctor about how you feel after you have used it. Talk to your doctor before you stop using methadone. Follow all dosage instructions. If you are prescribed tablets that can be dispersed, dissolve the entire tablet in liquid (usually water and citrus-flavored drinks), and then drink the whole thing. Methadone should be used for at least one year by people taking it to treat addiction. Your doctor will assist you in stopping methadone slowly so that withdrawal is not an issue.
Suboxone is a brand name for a prescription drug that is used to treat opioid addiction. Suboxone contains two components: the opioid buprenorphine, and the medication Naloxone. These two ingredients work together to reduce the desire for addictive opioids like heroin, codeine and fentanyl. Suboxone must only be prescribed by a Suboxone Clinic.
Suboxone is used to treat opioid addiction. They may continue to take the medication for withdrawal and craving control as they go through rehab and therapy. Suboxone is not intended to be a treatment for opioid addiction but it can help with the recovery process.
Suboxone, which is a Schedule III controlled drug in the United States, has been classified as such. This means that it has moderate addiction risks and medical value. Suboxone can only be prescribed by a Suboxone Clinic with certification from the Department of Health and Human Services. The medication comes in the form of tablets and dissolvable films.
Addiction Treatment often consists of both individual and group therapy sessions. These sessions are designed to teach people in recovery how to stay sober and how to handle different situations without resorting to drugs and alcohol. The most common type of addiction treatment that is used in substance rehab is behavioral therapy. The general approach to behavioral therapy has been modified into many effective methods. These include:
(MAT) refers to the combination of Methadone and Suboxone with counseling and behavioral therapies in order to treat substance abuse disorders. Combining medication with behavioral therapies can be effective in treating substance abuse disorders. It can also help people stay on the road to recovery.
Integrative treatment planning, which includes substance abuse screening and treatment, is crucial to improving health outcomes in integrated care.
Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), is a combination of medication and counseling to treat substance abuse disorders. This combination of behavioral and medication therapies has been proven to be beneficial in helping people stay on the road to recovery. This treatment is offered at Drug Rehab Centers as well as Out Patient Clinics.
It is crucial to address substance abuse in order to provide quality care in an integrated setting. Many people who have a substance abuse disorder also suffer from chronic conditions. Integrative care that incorporates substance use screening and treatment can lead to better outcomes for patients.
When we evaluate someone, we take into consideration many different variables. We don’t focus on the dependency alone; we also consider the social circumstances, support systems, and motivations for change.
After an evaluation, we take our medical expertise and provide our patients with an individualized plan that combines these factors. We work with each individual in a judgement-free environment and treat them with compassion.
The combination of medication and behavioral therapy is what treats addiction. The medication staves off the physical symptoms, withdrawal and cravings. The counseling helps patients address their emotional and behavioral issues associated with addiction. Evidence-based research shows that neither one is as effective on their own as they are together.
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