What is MAT?
MAT or Medication-Assisted Treatment
What makes Suboxone so compelling for addictions are its two fundamental ingredients buprenorphine and Naloxone. Buprenorphine is a partial opiate agonist, which implies it invigorates the opiate receptors in the cerebrum, however just in part, in this way combatting withdrawal manifestations connected with long haul opiate use. As treatment goes on, the doctor will decrease down the measure of buprenorphine the patient gets, until the patient is completely detoxed.
The other fundamental ingredient, Naloxone attempts to hinder the impacts of any opioids that might right now be in the body, for example, heroin, OxyContin, morphine, etc. Naloxone won’t influence the impact of buprenorphine when dissolved under the tongue, in any case, when buprenorphine is taken through injection it will obstruct the impacts of buprenorphine and lead to withdrawal. In this way, Naloxone guarantees that Suboxone clients won’t mishandle Suboxone.
Do you accept Medicaid?
Yes, we are currently accepting state Medicaid plans. We also accept private insurance plans.
Will I receive medication after my initial appointment?
Although we do not dispense medication at our facility, we do prescribe medication the same day as the initial visit.
Do I have to go to IOP meetings 3x a week?
We do not require our patients to enter into a mandatory Intensive Outpatient Treatment program to become a patient at MD MATT clinics. We will recommend reputable programs if so desired.
How far is Owings Mills from Baltimore?
Depending where in Baltimore you may be coming from, the average length of time traveling is between 20-30 minutes.
Can I self-pay if I don't have insurance?
We do offer an affordable self-pay rate for patients who are not able to show proof of insurance ie Medicaid or private. If patients do have Medicaid, we can not accept cash payments.
About MD MATT
At our Suboxone Clinic in Glen Burnie, MATT or Medication Assisted Treatment and Technology is paramount. Our dedicated team of professionals treats our patients who have addictions to opioids. We use a scientific approach and medications. We utilize technology in groundbreaking ways to help support our patient’s mental health and help to remove life’s stresses during recovery.
The power of technology can help with each individual’s recovery and the recovery community as a whole. Technology not only connects us, it makes life easier, and can offer us safety when we are in need. It also offers us progress tracking and reminders.
In the fight against the opioid epidemic, science, support, and community are cornerstones in the fight! The professionalism and the passion of our staff shines through e very day. Our ultimate goal is that each patient develops the life skills to pursue purpose of self, build their own community, and lead a healthy and fulfilling life. We hope to assist you in achieving these things.
We provide Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) coupled with the use of technology. MAT is the utilization of medications such as Suboxone, in combination with professional counseling, and other behavioral therapies to help patients to become whole.
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Suboxone for Opioid Dependence
Should you or a friend or family member be battling with opiate dependence on heroin, morphine or other opiate medications, you might need to consider what Suboxone treatment can accomplish for you. Suboxone is a professionally prescribed pharmaceutical that is particularly intended to help individuals who are battling with an opiate dependence. Suboxone facilitates withdrawal side effects connected with opiate reliance while all the while attempting to rid every current opiate from the body. Suboxone attempts to diminish numerous indications of withdrawal including issues, looseness of the bowels, influenzas-like manifestations, chilly sweats, fomentation, sleep deprivation and nervousness. Suboxone is typically managed in an outpatient setting and is best when joined with other medication treatment and behavioral directing medicines.
What is Suboxone
Subutex (buprenorphine hydrochloride) and Suboxone (buprenorphine hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride) for the treatment of opiate dependence, Subutex and Suboxone were created to treat opiate addiction by stopping symptoms of withdrawal from opiates. These mixtures of buprenorphine: Subutex, contains only buprenorphine and is designed for use at the beginning of recovery from opiate addiction. Suboxone, contains both buprenorphine and antagonist naloxone, and is designed to be used as maintenance treatment for opiate dependence. Naloxone has been added to Suboxone to protect against intravenous abuse of buprenorphine by individuals physically dependent on opiates. Subutex and Suboxone come in 2 mg and 8 mg tablets which are dissolved under the tongue. It also comes in a film now.
The Treatment Process at Our Suboxone Clinic in Glen Burnie
Our intake process is safe, easy, and professional. New patients can schedule same-day appointments and can process their intake packet online. After a new patient completes their forms, your appointment can be scheduled. You can expect your first appointment at the clinic to last approximately an hour, so that our practitioner and program director can get to know you. You see, we believe that our patients are our extended family!
The First Visit
During your first regular visit, you will be in a small group setting where our professionals will lay out the program and the structure of how things work. Items we will cover are the path to your future, support mechanisms, and community building. This is where you can set reasonable goals and action plan how to achieve them.
You will be able to meet with your assigned practitioner monthly, once you progress in your recovery. You can schedule the same date and time every month or change it as needed. What is important is that you keep all of your appointments and communicate with our well-trained staff of professionals. The focus during this period will be on our recovery work, not on your addiction. You will find your focus and purpose to work toward solutions and learn the life skills needed for both self and community building.