Hawaii Methadone Clinics



Hawaii Methadone Clinics
Ku Aloha Ola Mau, Inc 900 Leilani St. Hilo (808) 961-6822
Comprehensive Health and Attitude Management Program 173 South Kukui St. Honolulu (808) 426-4515
Ku Aloha Ola Mau 1130 North Nimitz Hwy., C-302 Honolulu (808) 538-0704
CHAMP Clinic of Maui (Comprehensive Health and Attitude Management Program) 270 Waiehu Beach Rd, #115 Wailuku, Maui (808) 249-8784
 

Hawaii has its methadone clinics and (buprenorphine) suboxone doctors concentrated mostly in and around its metropolitan urban centers. With the recent rise in opioid addiction problems across the United States, more medical providers are preparing themselves to assist people suffering with moderate to severe opioid dependency. While some individuals are able to detox successfully from opioids under supervised care, many discover that medication-assisted treatment is necessary to help them either avoid painful opioid withdrawal or to facilitate their journey into long term recovery. Methadone and (buprenorphine) suboxone are the two most popular & effective medication-assisted therapies available for opiate addicted persons. Both medications are FDA-approved, SAMHSA endorsed, and have been successfully utilized in treating opioid addiction for more than a decade. With methadone in particular, its success profile dates back to over 40 years in the United States.



Comprehensive Opioid Treatment at Behavioral Health Group

Behavioral Health Group (BHG) currently provides 54 top flight opioid addiction treatment centers in the United States. The company specializes in medication-assisted treatment using methadone, buprenorphine, and buprenorphine/naloxone.

BHG takes a patient-centered approach to treating addictive disorders offering counseling as a fundamental component of the overall treatment model. Because of this individualized treatment approach, 97% of patients surveyed indicate they would recommend BHG Recovery to a friend or family member suffering from opioid addiction.

Additionally, 99% of patients report that their mental health and quality of life improved since their BHG admission. 60% of unemployed patients were able to obtain employment after one year of treatment.

Hope, Respect, and Caring are tenets of BHG’s treatment program, and their staff strive to provide this from the moment a patient first walks in to receive help. All of BHG’s treatment centers provide care in an outpatient setting.

In 2019, BHG Recovery added (6) additional U.S. clinics to the Methadone.US national directory list …

1. Franklin, VA – BHG Franklin Treatment Center
2. Chesapeake, VA – BHG Chesapeake South Treatment Center
3. Glen Allen, VA – BHG Glen Allen Treatment Center
4. Mobile, AL – BHG Mobile Treatment Center
5. Cullman, AL – BHG Cullman Treatment Center
6. Washington, DC – BHG Washington DC Treatment Center

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Acadia Healthcare Experts in Opioid Addiction Treatment

Acadia Healthcare is a leading provider of addiction treatment and behavioral healthcare services in the USA, the UK, and Puerto Rico. Worldwide, they operate a network of 593 facilities with 18,100 beds in 40 U.S. States. Of these locations, Acadia offer medication-assisted opioid treatment in 127 of their facilities.

In 2019, Acadia added 11 additional U.S. clinics to the Methadone.US national directory list …

1. Aberdeen, WA – Grays Harbor Treatment Solutions
2. Escondido, CA – Mission Treatment Services of Escondido
3. Henderson, NV – Mission Treatment Center of Henderson
4. Las Vegas, NV – Mission Treatment Center of Las Vegas
5. Mansfield, OH – Mansfield Comprehensive Treatment Center
6. Oceanside, CA – Mission Treatment Services of Oceanside
7. Oklahoma City, OK – Mission Treatment Center of Hefner
8. Oklahoma City, OK – Mission Treatment Center of Oklahoma City
9. San Diego, CA – Mission Treatment Services of Clairemont Mesa
10. Scottsdale, AZ – Mission Treatment Center of Scottsdale
11. Tulsa, OK – Mission Treatment Center of Oklahoma City

While Acadia are experts in the treatment of opioid misuse disorders, they treat a wide variety of addiction-related problems utilizing traditional outpatient programs up to inpatient detoxification and residential treatment. You can view Acadia’s Levels of Care descriptions to gain a better view of the breadth of their substance abuse services.

Here is a complete listing of Acadia opioid treatment clinics.

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Subutex and Methadone in Treatment of Opioid Addiction

Recovery from opioid addiction initially centers around physical stabilization: specifically the management of opioid withdrawal. This is an essential step for the vast majority of opioid addicted people seeking help. Research has shown a 90% failure rate for opioid treatment programs that do not offer medication assistance.

Methadone was the original medication FDA-approved for treating opioid addiction although Subutex has been recently introduced into opioid treatment programs around the country as a viable alternative. Subutex is effective especially for milder levels of opioid dependency.

Subutex is a brand name version of buprenorphine, the partial opioid agonist that reduces withdrawal symptom sickness. Most patients are familiar with “Suboxone” which is a popular buprenorphine-based film that is dissolved under the tongue and is taken once per day. It differs from Subutex in that it contains naloxone so that it cannot be easily abused intravenously.

A number of methadone clinics began offering subutex in the past few years in an effort to expand treatment options for patients. Because subutex can be abused, it is typically administered daily in the clinic by a nurse where it can be supervised.

If you are considering entering a treatment program for opioid misuse, you may want to ask about the variety of medications utilized by the clinic or physician. Some patients have successfully transitioned from methadone to subutex while others enter the program starting with subutex. This is a decision best made in conjunction with your treating doctor who can formulate a treatment plan based on your history of opioid use.

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Opioid Treatment Program Rules

Methadone programs and doctors who prescribe buprenorphine serve a very important function in helping the country cope with the opioid crisis. They are also a life-saving link for patients who have suffered for years with an overwhelming addiction.

Operating a methadone clinic or buprenorphine/suboxone practice is typically a complex endeavor. Clinics that offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) must comply with a myriad of mandates and policy requirements from the DEA, the local State Methadone Authority, accreditation organizations like CARF and JCAH, SAMHSA (the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration}, and 3rd party payers who help fund treatment services.

Patients understand that a well-run treatment clinic offers many benefits. Quality services are only delivered when there is an organizational commitment to helping people while also being able to meet all of the operational requirements such as timely documentation of services (paperwork) and appropriate support of staff & counselors,

Sometimes patients will complain about “so many clinic rules” although many patients appreciate their clinic’s dedication to professionalism and its ability to meet the standards of good quality care. Within most treatment facilities are several key staff who oversee its daily operation and the provision of services. These are the Clinical Director, the Medical Director or primary prescribing physician, the Nurse Supervisor, and possibly clinical staff Team Leaders who do the work of coordinating the clinics many daily activities.

While the list of clinic rules can seem long, there is nearly always an important underlying reason for that rule to exist. Most methadone clinics distribute a Handbook for clients that outlines their rights as an opioid treatment patient as well as guidelines for obtaining dosage adjustments and progressing successfully through treatment.

Opioid treatment, and medication-assistance in particular, must be carefully monitored. This is to insure patient safety and to minimize the risk of medication errors. Please support your local methadone or suboxone clinic with words of encouragement and positive feedback when it is earned. Conversely, it is important to speak up as well if serious problems are occurring. Always make an effort to communicate first with the clinic’s clinical and administrative staff if experiencing a problem. If an honest effort to resolve an issue in this manner is not productive, then contacting one’s local State Methadone Authority is sometimes a logical next step for addressing an important concern.

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Ohio Town Hall on Opioid Addiction

Several organizations in Ohio recently hosted a town hall discussion on the opioid crisis still occurring there and across the country. News commentator, Eric Bolling, was a moderator of the event which was held at Cedarville University.

Eric and his wife, Adrienne, lost their 19 year old son in 2017 due to an accidental overdose with the powerful opioid, fentanyl.

This town hall discussion was designed to continue raising public awareness on the danger of opioid misuse and the continuing need for treatment and recovery support services to help families deal with this perpetual problem.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that there were 70,237 drug overdoses in 2017 with 47,600 involving opioids specifically. The article linked above states that the state of Ohio ranked 2nd in overdose deaths only behind West Virginia.

There is promising news in that more Americans are now being educated on opioid risks, and consequently are taking better precautions as well as actively accessing methadone & suboxone programs offering helpful medication-assistance and behavioral counseling. Saving lives and offering recovery are messages that are being heard.

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Hawaii Buprenorphine Suboxone Doctors
Rodney Yamaki, M.D. 99-080 Kauhale Street
Suite C-22
Aiea, HI 96701
(808) 777-0689
Michael B. Zafrani, M.D. 98-1247 Kaahumana Street
Suite 312A
Aiea, HI 96701
(808) 488-7888
John Patrick Neuhaus, M.D. 98-211 Pali Momi Street
Unit #414
Aiea, HI 96701
(808) 723-9344
William Scott Mandel, M.D. 82-6123 Mamalahoa Highway
Captain Cook, HI 96704
(808) 323-8200
William Scott Mandel, M.D. P.O. Box 202
Captain Cook, HI 96704
(808) 323-8200
Ashley Chatigny, D.O. 91-2301 Old Fort Weaver Road
Ewa Beach, HI 96706
(808) 671-8511
Lauren Elizabeth Hodge, M.D. Leeward Oahu CBOC
91-2135 Fort Weaver Road Street, Suite 5
Ewa Beach, HI 96706
(808) 312-6800
David Johnson Barton, M.D. 91-896 Makule Road
Suite 102
Ewa Beach, HI 96706
(808) 689-4414
Celia M. Ona, M.D. 91-2301 Old Fort Weaver Road
Ewa Beach, HI 96706
(808) 671-8511
Sadye Yvonne Conner, M.D. 3246 Luahine Place
Haiku, HI 96708
(808) 961-4722
Ian N. Chun, M.D. 88 Kanoelehua Avenue
Suite A204
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 933-0610
Richard Lee-Ching, M.D. 780 Laukapu Street
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-6922
George A. Rourke, M.D. 900 Leilani Street
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-6822
Kristine Irene McCoy, M.D. 45 Mohouli Street
Suite 101
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 932-4215
Samuel Mark Ruben, M.D. Christopher J. Linden Family Medicine
400 Hualani Street, Bldg 10, Unit 196
Hilo, HI 96720
(808) 961-0146
Lee N. Baumel, M.D. 1188 Bishop Street
Suite 1306
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 826-2993×1
Jason Richard Keifer, M.D. 4211 Waialae Avenue
Suite 207
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 542-7349
Barry Stuart Carlton, M.D. 1356 Lusitana Street
Department of Psychiatry
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-2900
Gregory E.M. Yuen, M.D. 173 South Kukui Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 528-0550
Gregory E.M. Yuen, M.D. 1188 Bishop Street, #806
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 599-5050
William Frees Haning III, M.D. Queen's University Tower 4th Floor, QMC
1356 Lusitana Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-2900
Jon Streltzer, M.D. 1356 Lusitana Street
4th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-7427
Brett Lu, M.D. Psychiatry Department
1356 Lusitana Street, 4th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-2900
Mya Moe Hla, M.D. Department of Psychiatry- Univ. Tower
1356 Lousitana Street 4th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-2900
Amber Lea Rohner, M.D. Department of Psychiatry- Univ. Tower
1356 Lusitana Street 4th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-2900
Robert Alan Hyman, M.D. 1188 Bishop Street
Suite 3311
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 738-5601
Deborah Anne Kissinger, D.O. 1356 Lusitania Street
Fourth Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-2900
Mark D. Herbst, M.D. 1356 Lusitana Street
4th Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 478-9402
Peter Rudlowski, M.D. 438 Hobron Lane
Unit 315
Honolulu, HI 96815
(808) 947-2224
James C. DeMarco, M.D. 4999 Kohala Avenue
Unit #362
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 735-4414
Tricia Elaine Wright, M.D. 845 22nd Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96816
(808) 734-2034
Glenn A. Rediger, M.D. 915 North King Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 848-1438
Joseph W. Turban, M.D. 1130 N. Nimtz Highway
#C302
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 566-8224
Takako Vivian Ishimaru-Tseng, M.D. Drug Addiction Services of Hawaii
1130 North Nimitz Highway, Suite C-302
Honolulu, HI 96817
(808) 538-0704
Randolph Dale Neal, M.D. 1601 Punahou Avenue
Wo International Center
Honolulu, HI 96822
(808) 373-2676
Paul Adam Kaiwi, Jr. 444 Hana Highway
Suite 201
Kahului, HI 96732-2315
(808) 877-5222
Jeremy D. Roberts, M.D. 40 Aulike St #312
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 664-3744
Lothar Michael Varady, M.D. 640 Ulukahiki
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 735-0665
Dale Adams, M.D. 314 Uluniu Street
Kailua, HI 96734
(808) 263-7686
D. Gwendolyn Ross, M.D. PO Box 4998
Kailua Kona, HI 96745
(808) 325-3255
Raymond Charles Ray 65-1227A Opelo Road
Suite 104
Kamuela, HI 96743
(808) 885-6030
Bimmie Price Strausser II, M.D. 45-845 Po'okela Street
Kaneohe, HI 96744
(808) 236-2600
Sian Mcintyre Evans, M.D. 6809 B Kahuna Road
Kapaa, HI 96746
(808) 278-8925
Michael John McGrath, M.D. 79-1019 Haukapila Street
Kealakekua, HI 96750
(808) 322-4818
George Carlson, M.D. 645 Laniolu Place
Kihei, HI 96753
(808) 879-8716
Steven Matthew Rogoff, M.D. 2460 Oka Street
Unit 101-A
Kilauea, HI 96754
(808) 828-2885
Patrick D. Ogilvie, M.D. Kauai Medical Clinic
3-3420 Kuhio Highway, Suite B
Lihue, HI 96766
(808) 245-1500
Constante Jadormeo Flora, M.D. 4484 Pahe'e Street
Lihue, HI 96766
(808) 246-3800
Gerald James McKenna, M.D. 4374 Kukui Grove St., Suite 104
Lihue, HI 96766
(808) 246-0663
Michael Lawrence Rimm, M.D. 1043 Makawao Avenue
Suite 201
Makawao, HI 96768
(808) 572-4500
Kristopher K. Bjornson, M.D. 95-1249 Meheula Parkway
Suite B-10
Mililani, HI 96789
(808) 637-5111
Richard David Greczanik, D.O. Pahoa Family Health Center
P.O.Box 1455
Pahoa, HI 96778
(808) 965-9711
Willard Spiegelman, M.D. 3781 Milimakani Place
Princeville, HI 96722
(650) 279-9800
Zehra Siddiqui, M.D. 55 Maui Lani Parkway
Wailuku, HI 96793
(808) 243-6050
Jeffrey Hal Chester, D.O. 1063 Lower East Main Street
Suite C-212
Wailuku, HI 96793
(808) 249-8887
Royal Randolph, Jr., M.D. One Main Plaza Building
2200 Main Street, Ste 517, P.O. Box 1441
Wailuku, HI 96793
(808) 244-9677
Ralph Anthony Dupree, M.D. Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital
4643 Waimea Canyon Drive, P.O. BOX 337
Waimea, HI 96796
(808) 634-1548
Jami Adair Knox, M.D. 4643B Waimea Canyon Road
Waimea, HI 96796
(808) 335-0579
Graham Timothy Chelius West Kauai Clinic
PO Box 337
Waimea, HI 96796
(808) 338-8311