If you or someone you know has been battling opioid addiction the word Suboxone might not be new to you. But what is Suboxone. You probably have questions like,
“Why would want to get addicted to Suboxone when I am already addicted to heroin or pain pills?”
“What’s the point of replacing one addiction with another. I mean that’s all Suboxone sounds like.”
Well the truth is Suboxone is a brand name drug which contained buprenorphine, a partial opioid agonist. So what is this partial opioid agonist is Suboxone you ask? Very simply put, unlike heroin, oxycodone, Percocet, Vicodin, a number of other opioid pills and even methadone treatment, the medication in Suboxone stops cravings for opioids but won’t get you “high”. So for someone who wants to recover from opioid addiction Suboxone not only stops withdrawals from opioids but it always the higher functioning part of your brain to work and repair itself in the recovery process. Suboxone is a great tool in the recovery process and integrated with our opioid recovery program, you can free yourself from opioid addiction.
At ABHC we offer Suboxone treatment to stop your opioid withdrawals the same day you call in and will tailor Suboxone treatment for your individuals needs. Whether you want to just stop withdrawals and be done with Suboxone in a few days or need Suboxone for a longer time to stabilize, our medical team of experts will craft a treatment plan especially for you. Call us today to make an appointment