Kansas Methadone Clinics



Kansas Methadone Clinics
Kansas City Treatment Services, LLC 1125 North 5th Street Kansas City (913) 342-0888
Kansas University Physicians, Inc. University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City (913) 588-6445
Center for Change – Lawrence 1910 Haskell Avenue – A Lawrence (785) 856-1158
VCPHCS XIV, LLC 6331 West 110th St. Overland Park (913) 696-1911
Topeka Treatment Center, LLC 3360 SW Harrison Street Topeka (785) 266-4100
Wichita Treatment Center 939 N. Main Street Wichita (316) 263-8807
Metro Treatment Center, Inc. 630 N. St. Francis, Suite C Wichita (316) 263-1623
Center for Change 1333 North Broadway, Suite C& D Wichita (316) 201-1234
Addictive Behavioral Change Health Group, L.L.C 9918 East Harry Wichita (316) 260-3445
 

Kansas 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.



Youth and Opioid Addiction

In past decades, opioid addiction was skewed more heavily toward an older generation of adults. But today we have larger numbers of youth using opioids and experiencing addiction-related problems at earlier ages. Importantly, research has demonstrated conclusively that those who remain engaged in treatment for six months or more are much more likely to stabilize and to enjoy sustained success with recovery.

A recent Reuters Health article highlights the fact that many opioid-addicted youth are either not yet engaging in treatment or are exiting treatment too early. While more youth are being saved through the overdose reversal drug naloxone, a majority of addicted youth are still not receiving medicated-assisted treatments such as buprenorphine or methadone.

More work is necessary to open up treatment avenues for young adults across America, and to both educate & compel youth to seek MAT (medication-assisted treatment) as soon as possible.

The opioid addiction problem in America will not soon disappear. Drugs continue to find their way across the U.S. border through multiple avenues. Positive efforts are indeed bringing needed change, but the complexity and extent of opioid addiction in the U.S. will require a long-term, sustained commitment throughout the country. We must get the message out – especially to young people who may not fully grasp the power of addiction!

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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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John T Growney, M.D. 801 Atchison Street
Atchison, KS 66002
(913) 367-5020
Charles H. Zerr, M.D. 707 Grant Street
Atwood, KS 67730
(785) 626-3241
Olivia N. Iway, M.D. 411 Sunset Street
PO Box 460
Elkhart, KS 67950
(620) 697-2175
Jose Samuel Tovar, M.D. 1301 West 12th Avenue
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 343-2900
Richard Kerry Dyer, M.D. Irwin Army Community Hospital-CMHS
600 Caisson Hill Road
Fort Riley, KS 66442
(785) 239-7208
Ricky D. Kellenberger, D.O. 202 South State Street
Suite A
Fort Scott, KS 66701
(620) 223-3950
Donald D. Graber, M.D. Compass Behavioral Health
1111 East Spruce Street
Garden City, KS 67846
(620) 276-6470
Galen L. Seymore, M.D. 1903 Euclid
Horton, KS 66439
(785) 486-2998
John G. Fan, M.D. 2107 North Waldron
Hutchinson, KS 67502
(620) 669-2231
David Matthew Willey, M.D. 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mail Stop 4015
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6400
Lisa A. Shenkman, M.D. 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mailstop 4015
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6464
Saadia Nosheen, M.D. Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavorial Science
3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Mail Stop 4015
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6412
Sri Venkata Uppalapati, M.D. 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6400
Kunal B. Tank, M.D. 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Dept. of Psych.
Ms 4015
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6400
Adeel Ansari, M.D. 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Department of Psychiatry, MS 4015
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6400
Kamal Bhatia, M.D. KU Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6400
David Atwood, M.D. University of Kansas Hospital
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6400
Swapnil Rajan Rath, M.D. 3901 Rainbow Blvd
Mail Stop 4015, 1012 Olathe
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6400
Adiza J. Sulley, M.D. KUMC
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6412
Jan L. Campbell, M.D. University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow, MS 4015
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6493
Maykel Luna-Concepcion, M.D. 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6400
Barry Liskow, M.D. 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
(913) 588-6412
Shane Alexander, D.O. 701 East A Avenue
Kingman, KS 67068
(620) 532-5145
Stewart Grote 712 First Terrace
Lansing, KS 66043
(913) 727-6000
Hiten P. Soni, M.D. Interpersonal Psychiatry, LLC
901 Kentucky Street, Suite 206
Lawrence, KS 66044
(785) 393-6167
Samuel Fadare, M.D. 920 6th Avenue
Suite 230
Leavenworth, KS 64154
(816) 505-3311
Samuel L. Dandar 1001 6th Avenue
Suite 320
Leavenworth, KS 66048
(913) 651-6565
Neelofar Khan, M.D. Dwight D. Eisenhower VAMC
4101 South 4th Street Trafficway
Leavenworth, KS 66048
(913) 682-2000×53095
Erick Brown, M.D. 8900 State Line Road
Suite 380
Leawood, KS 66206
(913) 385-7252
Irfan Ahmad Handoo, M.D. 8900 State Line Road
Suite 380
Leawood, KS 66206
(913) 385-7252
Ely A. Tamano, M.D. 8900 State Line Rd.
Suite 380
Leawood, KS 66206
(913) 385-7252
Ahmed J. Baig, M.D. 13109 Mohawk
Leawood, KS 66209
(913) 287-7800
David D. Edalati, M.D. 11227 Lakeview Avenue
Lenexa, KS 66219
(913) 730-1100
Grace G. Thomas, M.D. Pawnee Mental Heath Services
2001 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 587-4310
Matthew W. Floersch, M.D. 1133 College Avenue
Suite C-143
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 537-4940
Joy T. Hiramoto, M.D. Prairie View Behavioral Health
1901 East 1st Street
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6400
Gary A. Fast, M.D. 1901 E. First Street
Newton, KS 67114
(316) 284-6400
Romeo Miraflor Pineda, M.D. 5750 West 95th Street
Suite 205
Overland Park, KS 66207-2976
(913) 341-2332
Brian P. Lahey, M.D. 7011 West 121st Street
Suite 105
Overland Park, KS 66209
(913) 515-2441
Mark Lawrence Prochaska, M.D. 7011 West 121st Street
Suite 105
Overland Park, KS 66209-2029
(913) 345-1191
Ronald Zipper, D.O., FAOAO, FAADEP, CEDIR The Pain Management Institute
8675 College Boulevard, Suite 150
Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 599-2440×307
Colin Neil MacKenzie, M.D. 7500 College Boulevard
5th Floor
Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 766-7246
Steven Michel Simon, M.D. 8675 College Boulevard
Suite 150
Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 599-2440
Gregory Buhler, D.O. 8675 College Boulevard
Unit# 150
Overland Park, KS 66210
(913) 599-2440
Jennifer Galante, D.O. 6355 West 110th Street
Overland Park, KS 66211
(913) 709-1424
Patrick Gerard McAlinney, M.D. 6355 West 110th Street
Overland Park, KS 66211
(913) 709-1424
Carlos Arnoldo Fierro, M.D. Pierce Medical Clinic
7010 West 107th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 381-6900
Karan Yvonne Baucom, M.D. 7010 West 107th Street
Overland Park, KS 66212
(913) 341-8605
Brian David Barash, M.D. 8000 West 127th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
(816) 508-3394
John Gamble, Jr., M.D. 7010 West 107th Street
Overland Park, KS 66213
(913) 381-6900
Christopher Paul Ceman, M.D. Phillips Co Med Clinic / PO Box 547
250 West State Street
Phillipsburg, KS 67661
(785) 543-5211
Rachel Anne Eash-Scott, M.D. 3011 North Michigan
Pittsburg, KS 66762
(620) 231-9873
Trent Allen Taylor, M.D. Via Christi Emergency Department
One Mt. Carmel Way
Pittsburgh, KS 66762
(816) 361-2723
Debrah Janell Bauer, M.D. 8340 Mission Road
Suite 205
Prairie Village, KS 66206
(913) 381-7180
Haydn Mikel Thomas, M.D. 8340 Mission Road
Suite 205
Prairie Village, KS 66206
(913) 381-7180
Maria Cristina Davila, M.D 4200 Somerset Drive
Suite 214
Prairie Village, KS 66208
(913) 677-2223
Shawn Willson, M.D. 7301 Mission Road
Building A, Suite A
Prairie Village, KS 66208
(913) 381-4200
Gilbert Roland Parks, M.D. 629 SE Quincy Street
Suite 205
Topeka, KS 66603
(785) 233-1785
Ekwensi A. Griffith, D.O. 1100 SW Wanamker Road
Suite 103
Topeka, KS 66604
(785) 215-8228
William Joseph Braun, M.D. 3707 SW 6th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 354-9591
Radu H. Teodorescu, M.D. Stormont-Vaie West
3707 SW 6th Street
Topeka, KS 66606
(785) 270-4630
James N. Warren, M.D. 2900 Southwest Atwood
Suite C
Topeka, KS 66614
(785) 228-3534
Keith Law Pattison, M.D. 2200 SW Gage Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66622
(785) 350-3111
Matthew L. Masterson, D.O. VA Eastern Kansas Health Care System
2200 SW Gage Boulevard
Topeka, KS 66622
(785) 350-3111
Randall K. Fahrenholtz, M.D. 321 East Harper
Tribune, KS 67879
(620) 376-4251
Drew E. Schultz, D.O. 939 North Main Street
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 263-8807
Achutha N. Reddy, M.D., PA 1871 West 21st Street North
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 832-0277
Katherine Schott Grimsley, M.D. Comcare Out-patient Services
1919 North Amidon Avenue
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 660-7675
Jeanette C. Salone, M.D. 7111 East 21st Street
Suite E
Wichita, KS 67206
(316) 558-8272
Paul W. Murphy, M.D. 9415 East Harry Street
Building 800
Wichita, KS 67207
(316) 686-6303
Mila Lee Means, M.D. 9916 East Harry
Suite 105
Wichita, KS 67207
(316) 858-1351
Ralph Bharati, M.D. 8911 E. Orme, Suite A
Wichita, KS 67207
(316) 686-7884
Muhammad M. Ali, M.D. 5500 East Kellogg
Wichita, KS 67209
(316) 651-9621
Gregory F. Lakin, D.O. Center for Change
1333 North Broadway, Suite C
Wichita, KS 67214
(316) 201-1234
Rodney G. Handsfield, M.D. 9415 East Harry
Suite 800
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 210-3672