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Opioid Medication Assisted Treatment
(MAT)

Balmscope Wellness strives to improve the opioid epidemic that impacts our community by providing  Medication-Assisted Treatment with Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone). Our opioid addiction treatment program offers confidential compassionate care and support for those struggling with addiction. Our medical professionals are committed to helping you on your path to recovery. 

To start your recovery, book your visit today. 

Opioid MAT FAQ

What is an Opiate?

  • An opiate is a controlled substance class of medication used for the treatment of acute or chronic pain. Some common opiates include Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, Morphine, Fentanyl. These medications have a high affinity for dependence and addiction. 

  • Dependence or addiction can lead to the  misuse of opiates in the form of opioid use disorder.

 

What is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)?

  • Medication-Assisted Treatment  is the use of Suboxone along with behavioral counseling to assist in the recovery from opioid use disorder.

What is Suboxone?

  • Suboxone is a combination medication of buprenorphine and naloxone used to assist in the recovery from opioid use disorder from opiates such as heroin, fentanyl, and other types of opiates. It acts on the brain’s pleasure receptors by blocking the effects such as euphoria that comes from the use of opiates. Along with relieving withdrawal symptoms, reducing cravings, reducing harm, and promotes individuals to have more productive lives clean from illicit opiates, sober, and stable.

 

How long will Medication-Assisted Treatment last?

  • Medication-Assisted Treatment goal is to achieve a clean, sober, and stable life. Individuals may continue treatment indefinitely. Relapse rates are high. It is recommended that one would achieve maintenance dosing and be clean, sober, and stable for at least one year before making the decision to taper off treatment to reduce the occurrence of addiction relapse.

What are my payment options?

  • All services are cash, credit card, FSA/HSA. No insurance currently accepted for medication-assisted treatment. Fees represent self-pay rate. Insurance panels coming soon.

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