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Like much of the country, Boca Raton has been affected by an increasing opioid addiction trend leading to serious concerns among local families and medical professionals. In response, Boca Raton has acquired a number of area doctors approved to prescribe suboxone (buprenorphine) to individuals struggling with moderate to severe opioid addiction. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) has become the accepted standard of care in reputable addiction treatment programs for people who are at risk for chronic opiate relapse.

If you are a local doctor treating people in Boca Raton, you may purchase a featured listing at the top of this page insuring that your opioid treatment services will be located by prospective patients browsing our website for a local quality suboxone provider. Suboxone (buprenorphine) is now a top therapeutic intervention for opioid addicted individuals. Methadone.US is striving to inform the public about the variety of opioid replacement therapy options available in Boca Raton.



Boca Raton Buprenorphine Suboxone Doctors
Elena Hollender, M.D. 10892 La Salinas Circle
Boca Raton, FL 33428
(561) 883-9556
Michelle Mina, M.D. 9970 Central Park Boulevard North
Suite 401
Boca Raton, FL 33428
(561) 883-3600
Brian Adam Costell, M.D. 9970 Central Park Boulevard
Suite 207
Boca Raton, FL 33428
(561) 482-1027
Lacresha L. Hall, M.D. 23257 State Road 7
Suite 204
Boca Raton, FL 33428
(305) 778-0998
Fernando Lopez-Ivern, M.D. 9960 Central Park
Boca Raton, FL 33428
(561) 487-4439
John P. Schosheim, M.D. 2499 West Glades Road
Suite 201
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 368-3800
Gerald Hoffman, D.O. 3251 North Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 368-5700
Stanley James Evans, M.D. Stanley J. Evans, MD
4800 North Federal Highway, Suite 102A
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 239-0185
Michael Steven Propper, M.D. 2900 North Military Trail
Suite 241
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 221-6700
John P. Girard, M.D. 2499 Glades Road
Suite 301
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 750-9900×2
Robert Allen Moran, M.D. 4800 North Federal Highway
Suite A102
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 573-3525
Salo R. Schapiro, M.D. 2499 Glades Road
Suite 201
Boca Raton, FL 33431
(561) 361-9559
John Michael Sortino, M.D. 113 SE Mizner Boulevard
Unit 10
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(561) 391-8343
Arlene Patrice Spertus, M.D. 101 South East Mizner Boulevard
Suite 10
Boca Raton, FL 33432
(561) 391-8343
James R. Milne, D.O. 2148 NW 2 Avenue
Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33433
(954) 776-7566
Steven Ross Scanlan, M.D. 7251 West Palmetto Park Road, Suite 204
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Boca Raton, FL 33433
(561) 901-0040
Meryl B. Rome, M.D. 7100 West Camino Real
Suite 207
Boca Raton, FL 33433
(561) 391-2770
Cesar L. Benarroche, M.D. 7301 A Suite 106C
West Palmetto Park Road
Boca Raton, FL 33433
(561) 391-4669
Kenneth Steven Tishler, M.D. 7777 GLADES ROAD
Suite 100
Boca Raton, FL 33434
(561) 245-4600
Uma Choday, M.D. 8177 Glades Road
Suite 201
Boca Raton, FL 33434
(561) 488-8874
John Thomas Bowman, M.D. 900 NW 13th Street
Suite 202
Boca Raton, FL 33486
(561) 391-6234
Edgardo Pablo Galante, M.D. 801 Meadows Road
Suite #110
Boca Raton, FL 33486
(561) 347-6262
Vartgez K. Mansourian, M.D. 951 NW 13th Street
Suite 2B
Boca Raton, FL 33486
(561) 750-7110
Stuart A. Knott, M.D. 17346 Antigua Point Way
Boca Raton, FL 33487
(561) 542-6442
Alexander Louis Scheuermann, D.O. 5301 North Federal Highway
Suite # 135
Boca Raton, FL 33487
(561) 910-1251
Fadejimi Adelakun, M.D. 7601 North Federal Highway
Suite 100-A
Boca Raton, FL 33487
(561) 989-1615
Robert Eric Cohen, M.D. 5301 North Federal Highway
Suite 270
Boca Raton, FL 33487
(561) 241-6628
James Cocores, M.D. 5301 North Federal Highway
Suite 270
Boca Raton, FL 33487
(561) 241-6628
Melanie Rosenblatt, M.D. 2900 North Military Trail
Suite 241
Boca Raton, FL 33487
(561) 482-4344
Rostislav Ignatov, M.D. The Treatment Center of Palm Beaches
5455 North Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33487
(646) 926-7007
Anthony Campo, M.D. 7789 N.W. Beacon Square Boulevard
Boca Raton, FL 33487
(561) 241-7977
Mario Stefan, M.D. 17914 Lake Azure Way
Boca Raton, FL 33496
(561) 860-8233
Kenneth Steven Tishler, M.D. 4044 Avalon Pointe Drive
Boca Raton, FL 33496
(561) 998-7761


Opioid Use Disorder A Modern Reality

Opioid Use Disorder is the newer clinical terminology (from the DSM5) used to describe the full range of opioid problems ranging from mild opioid-related use issues to severe opioid addiction.

The CDC reports that in 2017 there were 72,287 deaths from overdose in the United States. That is certainly an alarming statistic. Of that number, 49,060 of those deaths were from opioids specifically – just in 2017. By contrast, there were 58,200 U.S. fatalities that resulted from the entire Vietnam war.

The good news is that government funding for opioid treatment is finally entering the stream on a local level. Increasing numbers of methadone clinics and physicians authorized to prescribe buprenorphine are moving into America’s more rural areas, ones that have historically been severely underserved.

As treatment for Opioid Use Disorder becomes more readily available, people struggling under the constant pressure of addiction will have an opportunity to apply the brake, and to veer onto a new path of stability and recovery. That being said, it is estimated that presently only 1 person of 10 with an opioid use disorder has sought treatment. For many opioid addicted people, treatment made the difference between life and death.

Choose a new path is more than words for those that have truly done so. Addiction is a highly persistent disease, but change is possible. Commitment and action are the necessary ingredients in opening the door to a new life. Opioid Use Disorder, in particular, is successfully treated with medication assistance. Science, research, and life experience have fortunately reinforced this fact with perfect clarity. Please find a local treatment provider today!

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ADAPT Pharma Provides Free Narcan to Colleges

A Presidential briefing on March 19, 2018 in Manchester, NH was used to announce that ADAPT Pharma has volunteered to provide, for free, the life-saving medication NARCAN® to all U.S. high schools, colleges and universities.

NARCAN® is a name brand overdose antidote (based on naloxone) that restores breathing and consciousness in opioid overdose victims typically within five minutes.

ADAPT Pharma offers a 40% discount off wholesale pricing on the Narcan nasal spray to Law Enforcement agencies and Firefighters as well as non-profit community based organizations.

Seamus Mulligan, CEO of ADAPT, commented in a company press release that ADAPT is committed to raising awareness of opioid overdose risks and distributing NARCAN® widely so that it will be available to bystanders and emergency personnel who can offer immediate help in the event of a crisis.

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What Is Naltrexone

Naltrexone is an opioid treatment medication that works very differently than either methadone or buprenorphine.

Naltrexone functions as an opioid blocker that interferes with the euphoric effects of opiates. Unlike methadone, naltrexone does not eliminate opioid withdrawal. So it is typically only begun following a successful period of opioid detoxification.

Naltrexone is taken as a pill or as a time-released injectable. It blocks the feeling of getting high thus deterring a person from continuing in active drug use with opioids. If there’s no pay off for using, why do it?

Some individuals who don’t necessarily require methadone or buprenorphine can effectively utilize naltrexone as a component of their recovery program. Vivitrol is the time-released, branded version of naltrexone that is taken once monthly as an injection. With Vivitrol, the naltrexone remains active in the bloodstream for 30 days and blocks the effects of heroin or other opiate use. This reinforces one’s focus on recovery choices and can reduce opioid cravings.

Patients receiving naltrexone may develop a lowered tolerance to opioids over time, and should remain aware of the risk of opioid overdose should they relapse. The medication is also used in the treatment of alcohol dependency and has been shown to reduce the euphoric effects of alcohol consumption.

Naltrexone is not to be confused with Naloxone. Naloxone is the opioid overdose reversal medication that has recently been in the news for saving thousands of lives across the country.

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Billions To Be Allocated In Fight Against Opioid Crisis

The national budget proposal for the 2019 fiscal year includes a request for $13 billion in funding for opioid treatment and related services. This linked Newsweek article states that $3 billion would be allocated in 2018 and another $10 billion in 2019.

Many opioid treatment programs across the country are currently able to add patient slots when additional funding is made available. The opioid crisis has flooded many clinics that are already at maximum census due to limited State and Medicaid funding.

A number of private pay clinics have opened in recent years as the need for medication-assisted treatment increased. If a substantial allocation of government funds becomes available, opioid treatment services will finally come into sharp national focus as scores of people finally obtain the help they need to stabilize and to recover.

In treating opioid addiction, research has shown that traditional abstinence-based programs which do not utilize medication assistance have a failure rate of 90%. Medication-assistance is a critical factor in helping opioid addicted people move into sustained recovery. The proposed $13 billion earmarked for opioid treatment services can make a huge difference all across the U.S. Methadone or buprenorphine (suboxone) coupled with counseling and drug testing comprise the gold standard of care in treating opioid addiction.

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