Glendale, AZ Methadone Treatment


Thunderbird Treatment Center

13820 N. 51st Ave., Suite 300
Glendale, AZ  85306

Phone: (602) 938-2301 

Thunderbird Treatment Center's hours of operation:

Monday – Friday (4:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)
Saturday (7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.)
Sunday (closed)

 

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Methadone and buprenorphine have become increasingly popular and well-utilized across the United States due to their ability to help addicted individuals reclaim their lives following a period of debilitating opioid addiction. Glendale Arizona offers several area methadone clinics providing methadone replacement therapy and structured counseling. Also available via local physicians is suboxone (with the active ingredient buprenorphine) which provides relief from opiate withdrawal symptoms for a significant number of people. If you are providing opiate addiction treatment in the Glendale Arizona area, Methadone.US invites you to join our international site in order to connect with people searching for opioid addiction treatment services in Glendale. We have listed below various links to suboxone and methadone information, opiate addiction information, recovery counseling, and job openings in methadone clinics across the country.





Glendale, Arizona Methadone Clinics
Community Medical Services
Glendale
5002 West Glendale Avenue, Suite 101
Glendale, AZ 85301
(623) 915-2106
Addiction Resources Inc 4337 West Indian School Road, Suite 107
Phoenix, AZ 85031
(602) 233-9401
Intensive Treatment Systems LLC 7102 West Thomas Road, Suite 107
Phoenix, AZ 85033
(623) 247-1234
Community Medical Services
Larkspur
2255 West Northern Avenue, Suite A-100
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 248-8886

 

Glendale, Arizona Buprenorphine Providers
Thunderbird Treatment Center 13820 North 51st Avenue
Suite 300
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 938-2301
Intake:
(602) 938-2301
Marcia Olsson Mastrin, M.D. 7147 North 59th Avenue
Glendale, AZ 85301
(877) 435-5557
Martin Howard Newman, M.D. Aurora Behavioral Health
6015 W Peoria
Glendale, AZ 85302
(623) 344-4400
Balwinder Singh Pawar, M.D. 5601 West Eugie Avenue
Unit 104
Glendale, AZ 85304
(602) 548-7300
Karnail S. Dhillon, M.D. 5601 West Eugie Avenue
Suite 104
Glendale, AZ 85304
(602) 548-7300
Jatinder S. Purewal, M .D. 6677 West Thunderbird Road
Suite I-164
Glendale, AZ 85306
(623) 878-2100
Baljeet Singh, M.D. 13820 North 51st Avenue, #400
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 938-2300
Dale T. Ratcliffe, M.D. The Center for Pain and Supportive Care
6320A West Union Hills, Suite 270
Glendale, AZ 85308
(480) 889-0180
Rodolfo C. Nellas, M.D. NorthWest Counseling & Associates LLC
18301 North 79th Avenue, #F170
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 236-9295
Gerald Barnes Harris II, D.O. 18301 North 79th Avenue
Suite G190
Glendale, AZ 85308
623-977-0700
Houshang Semino, M.D. 17215 North 72nd Drive
Building D, Unit 140A
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 487-9630
Shelley J. Doumani-Semino, M.D. 17215 North 72nd Drive
Building D, Unit 140A
Glendale, AZ 85308
(623) 487-9630
Banner Thunderbird Behavioral Health 5555 West Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306
(602) 865-5555
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Methadone or Suboxone

addiction-is-treatable-2A common question among those seeking help is whether methadone or suboxone is the best choice for opioid replacement therapy. It reminds me of the age old debate … which is better, Ford or Chevy? Methadone has been used in opioid addiction treatment for about 45 years. Suboxone has been available to the public for 12 years. Each of these medications has been shown, through conclusive research, to be highly effective in eliminating opioid withdrawal. Both methadone and suboxone achieve a similar outcome, but with subtle differences. [view our comparison chart]

When opiate withdrawal symptoms are no longer a daily preoccupation and source of anxiety, individuals are free to invest their energy & time in productive, meaningful activities. Avoiding withdrawal sickness is the single greatest driver of continued opioid use, and often pushes an individual to desperate measures to maintain a supply of opiates so that they will not get sick.

People unfamiliar with addiction sometimes believe that … Read more

Welcome Access Recovery Solutions

ars-locationAccess Recovery Solutions (ARS) Delray Beach is a newly opened outpatient opioid treatment program that offers both methadone and buprenorphine. They are a member of Addiction Medical Solutions who have other methadone clinics across the country.

ARS specialize in medication assisted treatment and have a unique Maintenance to Abstinence program designed to assist patients in eventually becoming free of opioid medications once they have experienced a period of stability. The program is built on a two year continuum of care treatment model.

The ARS clinic provides individualized treatment planning for patients, and their counseling approaches include cognitive-behavioral and motivational approaches up to and including an intensive outpatient program (IOP). IOP is a SAMHSA endorsed, evidence-based addiction treatment that is in widespread use across the United States due to its effectiveness in helping patients learn about and apply effective recovery tools.

ARS offer a variety of other programs and services to serve the Delray Beach community including a Speakers Bureau. With … Read more

Family Support of Methadone Treatment

methadone-treatmentWhen patients enter treatment for opioid addiction, their families are usually relieved yet apprehensive. They may have seen previous recovery efforts not be sustained and their loved one return to active substance use. So, families often learn to be cautiously hopeful.

With methadone treatment, there is a new component in the recovery process with the addition of medication assistance. Whether it’s methadone or suboxone, families become curious as to how their loved one will handle this new medication. As most readers know, there is considerable misinformation and misunderstanding about what methadone can accomplish. This leads a patient’s family supports to sometimes have a wary attitude toward methadone or suboxone.

I would like to share two stories that illustrate how family attitudes can shift. The first patient we’ll call Mary to maintain her anonymity. Mary was a local realtor who had developed an opioid dependence. She had been able to conceal her addiction from her parents, but finally reached a … Read more

Opioid Treatment Center in Scottsdale Arizona

smc-recovery-3Recently joining Methadone.US is a newly opened methadone treatment program in Scottsdale, Arizona: SMC Recovery. SMC offer methadone for opioid addiction as well as an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for treating all varieties of addictive disorders.

Both modalities of treatment are deemed best practice interventions by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and they are evidence-based treatment models. Evidence-based means that the treatment approaches have been thoroughly researched and shown to be effective in helping patients achieve success with identified treatment goals.

More specifically, SMC Recovery offers medication-assisted treatment, IOP, outpatient, group counseling, family groups, and individual therapy to adults 18 years and older. Prospective patients in the Scottsdale area can reach SMC staff at (480) 998-4673 (HOPE) or via the email address listed on the Scottsdale page of the Methadone.US website.

SMC Recovery’s narcotic treatment program is available to all individuals who meet ASAM criteria for admission to opioid treatment. Priority admission status is provided … Read more

Methadone Treatment Services

methadone-treatment-resourcesWhen one thinks of methadone treatment, they usually consider the power of methadone to eliminate opiate withdrawal and the value this has to someone fighting off withdrawal sickness.

Methadone treatment actually consists of more than just the “medication assistance” component. Real treatment always addresses the underlying lifestyle, thinking, and behavioral elements that are a significant part of the addictive process. These areas are specifically addressed through counseling. All opioid treatment programs providing methadone in the United States are required to also offer counseling to their patients in order to help them achieve true and lasting success.

Some patients will need more counseling & emotional support than others. But all patients new to the recovery process will need to receive basic education on addiction as an illness, how to build a personal recovery program, and to have an opportunity to develop new coping and relapse prevention skills.

Methadone clinics in the U.S. vary in the ways that they deliver counseling services. … Read more

Suboxone Facilitates Safety and Recovery

suboxone-doctorSuboxone is a leading medication in the treatment of opioid dependence and has been available since 2002 when the FDA approved Subutex (buprenorphine hydrochloride) and Suboxone tablets (buprenorphine hydrochloride and naloxone hydrochloride).

Suboxone tablets have since been replaced by the thin sublingual suboxone film that is also dissolved under the tongue. While methadone has been highly successful for several decades, suboxone has expanded the range of options for those suffering with opioid withdrawal.

Fighting off opioid withdrawal is at the core of opioid addiction and is chiefly responsible for the stress that addicted individuals feel as they try to function normally each day. Suboxone not only helps patients eliminate opioid withdrawal sickness and associated cravings, but it also brings the opportunity to function again as an employee, a parent, or a spouse.

Many patients report not only feeling relief from the welcomed absence of withdrawal sickness, but recapturing the focus necessary to make strides in other important areas of their … Read more