One of the outpatient treatment options for clients in Taylor Landing who are struggling with opioid dependence and addiction is opioid maintenance therapy. Licensed centers and doctors are certified to give certain meds to opioid dependent clients, many that are opioid-based also and are habit forming. In low doses however, the individual doesn't feel high and also doesn't have intense cravings and is not experiencing opioid withdrawal. Methadone is the first drug administered for this reason, but there are a few more choices to pick from.
Methadone is an opiate and is meant to be taken at an out-patient clinic licensed to administer the med, that is taken on a daily basis in liquid or pill form. The price of the med is about $150 per month. Buprenorphine is also an opiate based med, and is a pill often taken one day on, one day off. But unlike Methadone which can only be dispensed in highly structured clinics, Buprenorphine can be and is prescribed and dispensed in doctor's offices. The monthly cost of buprenorphine is about $300 a month for the generic of the med. There is also a type of buprenorphine that contains the ingredient naloxone, that is a med which reverses the effects of opiates. An individual consuming this version of the drug, AKA Suboxone, would find it harder to feel high from opioids if they relapsed while taking the drug. It too is taken on a daily basis, and is priced approximately $450 per month. Naltrexone is another drug used in opioid maintenance therapy, but unlike the other drugs mentioned here it is an opioid blocker and isn't an opioid. There is an option to take this medication as a monthly shot, which is called Vivitrol. As an opioid blocker, it prevents an individual from feeling high from opioids, and therefore lowers the risk associated with relapse. This daily injection costs in the range of $1000 to $1200 a month.
There are 4 Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Facilities offering this service near Taylor Landing, TX