DO YOU SUFFER FROM A SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER, INCLUDING THE USE OF OPIOIDS OR ALCOHOL? OUR COMPASSIONATE PROVIDERS CAN HELP YOU IN A DISCRETE, PRIVATE OFFICE ENVIRONMENT.
WHAT IS OPIOID USE DISORDER?
Opioid use disorder is a chronic disease, like heart disease or diabetes that derives from the overuse or tolerance of opioids such as morphine, hydrocodone, oxycodone, fentanyl, or heroin. A chronic disease is a medical condition for life. It cannot be cured, but it can be managed.
A person with addiction can regain a healthy, productive life. But if you are like most people, you cannot walk away from addiction on your own. Treatment with the care of medical professionals and substance abuse treatment providers can help. Treatment helps gain remission. It helps you get through withdrawal and cope with cravings. Treatment also helps you change addictive thinking into nonaddictive, healthful patterns. It can help you move away from other harmful behaviors, too, such as drinking alcohol or abusing other drugs besides the problem opioid.
HOW CAN SAPPHIRE HEALTH AND WELLNESS HELP YOU?
Our providers are specially trained in medication-assisted treatment (MAT). MAT is defined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies for the treatment of opioid use disorders to help people sustain recovery. FDA approved medications include BUPRENORPHINE, NALTREXONE and combinations such as SUBOXONE. (See below for additional information)
The FDA has also approved certain medications to assist in alcohol use disorder. These medications include NALTREXONE, DISULIFRAM, and ACAMPROSATE.
WHY CHOOSE SAPPHIRE HEALTH AND WELLNESS?
Here at Sapphire Health and Wellness, we provide a discrete and unique experience as we understand it’s tough to approach substance use disorders in a medical setting. Our goal is to make you feel comfortable seeking help in an environment that commits to maintaining your privacy. Our providers are specially trained in buprenorphine and suboxone therapy and also offer other non-clinical addiction resources to aid in recovery.
WHAT IS BUPRENORPHINE?
BUPRENORPHINE belongs to a class of drugs called partial opioid agonists. It is utilized in combination with counseling and lifestyle changes to help reduce cravings and prevent withdrawal symptoms caused by stopping other opioids. BUPRENORPHINE comes as an oral tablet or film, that is placed under the tongue for absorption.
The initiation of BUPRENORPHINE is specific to the last dose of other opioids and must be directed by the prescriber. If taken inappropriately. BUPRENORPHINE may cause unwanted effects, such as nausea, anxiety, trouble sleeping, thoughts of suicide, restlessness, mental/mood changes, sweating, diarrhea, muscle aches, watery eyes, or runny nose. Do not inject BURPRENORPHINE, as it may intensify these unwanted effects.
To learn more about BUPRENORPHINE or SUBOXONE, call (480) 219-7810 or make an appointment using our patient portal.
If you need immediate assistance regarding substance use disorder, please call the SAMHSA NATIONAL HELPLINE at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
If you are having thoughts of suicide, please call the SUICIDE PREVENTION LIFELINE at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
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