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Buprenorphine Used in Treatment - Alcohol and Drug Treatment Facilities - Athol, MA.

Buprenorphine is utilized in a type of treatment referred to as medication assisted treatment (MAT) for people in Athol who are dependent to opoids such as heroin or prescription pain killers. Dissimilar to Methadone which is also used in medication assisted treatment but is only allowed to be dispensed in highly structured clinics, Buprenorphine can be prescribed and administered by qualifying doctors which supplies more people with access to this type of treatment.

When Buprenorphine is utilized in recovery it can help individuals who are going through the intense withdrawal symptoms and cravings brought on by opiate withdrawal. Buprenorphine works to control and minimize these withdrawal symptoms so that they can stay off drugs and not engage in typical drug seeking behaviors. When the medication assisted treatment idea was first envisioned and perpetuated, it wasn't intended to be a stand-alone activity but rather only part of a multi-faceted treatment plan that would also include actual therapy practices for opioid dependency and addiction recovery. Buprenorphine use would only be one component of a bigger all-encompassing recovery plan.

Buprenorphine will also bring about the euphoric "high" associated with other opiate narcotics so it is sometimes abused. This is another reason it is crucial for anyone choosing medication assisted treatment as the recovery plan they want to take, to also work with addiction counselors to include other forms of substance abuse therapy & counseling and self-help actions into their plan of treatment to ensure they are not at risk of relapse.

There are 4 Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Facilities offering this service near Athol, MA

  • McLean Ambulatory and Residential
    800-230-8764
    (14.1 miles from Athol, Massachusetts)
    216 Lake Road
    Ashburnham, MA. 1430

    Treatment Services Offered:
    Buprenorphine Used In Treatment

    Payment Forms Accepted:
    Medicare
    Military Insurance
    Private Health Insurance
    Cash or Self Payment
    State Financed Health Insurance Plan Other Than Medicaid
  • Recovery Centers of America
    800-732-6837
    (15.5 miles from Athol, Massachusetts)
    9 Village Inn Road
    Westminster, MA. 1441

    Treatment Services Offered:
    Buprenorphine Used In Treatment

  • McLean Fernside
    978-464-2141
    (16.7 miles from Athol, Massachusetts)
    162 Mountain Road
    Princeton, MA. 1541

    Treatment Services Offered:
    Buprenorphine Used In Treatment

    Payment Forms Accepted:
    Cash or Self Payment
  • Watershed Recovery Center for Women
    413-512-5019
    (20.1 miles from Athol, Massachusetts)
    148 Montague City Road
    Greenfield, MA. 1301

    Treatment Services Offered:
    Buprenorphine Used In Treatment

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