One of the outpatient rehab alternatives for clients in Concord struggling with opioid abuse and addiction is opioid maintenance therapy. Some facilities and doctors are authorized to give specific meds to opioid addicted clients, many of which are opioid-based also and are addiction. With low doses the user doesn't experience high feelings and also doesn't experience acute cravings and isn't in opioid withdrawal. Methadone is the first med tried for this sole purpose, but there are other choices to choose from.
Methadone is an opioid and can be taken at an outpatient medical center certified to dispense the drug, which is taken daily in liquid or pill form. The cost of the drug is about one hundred and fifty dolloars a month. Buprenorphine is also an opioid based med, and is a pill often taken one day on, one day off. But unlike Methadone that can only be given in well-regulated medical centers, Buprenorphine can be prescribed and administered in doctor's offices. The monthly cost of buprenorphine is about just under $300 per month for the generic version of the drug. There is also a type of buprenorphine that contains the ingredient naloxone, that is a med that blocks the effects of opiates. An individual consuming this version of the drug, also known as Suboxone, would find it harder to feel high from opioids if they relapsed while taking the drug. It is also taken daily, and is priced around $450 per month. Naltrexone is an additional drug taken in opioid maintenance therapy, but unlike the other medications mentioned it is an opiate blocker and isn't an opioid. There is an option to take this drug as a monthly shot, and that is called Vivitrol. As an opioid blocker, it prevents an individual from experience high feelings from opioids, and therefore lowers the risk associated with relapse. This daily shot costs in the range of $1000 to $1200 per month.
There are 4 Drug and Alcohol Treatment Facilities offering this service near Concord, TX