Memphis Suboxone Doctors


Memphis Suboxone Services

Frank Chin, M.D.
Shelby Oaks Recovery Clinic
1688 N Shelby Oaks Dr
Memphis, TN 38134

Phone: (901) 207-4052
Website: ShelbyOaksRecoveryClinic.com

Frank Chin, M.D.
Tennessee Recovery Health Center
5600 Poplar, Suite 310
Memphis, TN 38112

Phone: (901) 458-4886

We use Suboxone (buprenorphine/naloxone) to help individuals overcome their opiate addiction, with great results. We can help you move forward to a happier, more productive life. Call us. We are open 6 days a week, and can usually see you the same day.

Shelby Oaks Recovery Clinic – 1688 N Shelby Oaks Dr

Tennessee Recovery Health Center – 5600 Poplar, Suite 310

 

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Memphis offers a broad selection of local doctors who are authorized to prescribe buprenorphine for opiate addiction and opiate withdrawal. Buprenorphine is the additive in the well-known medicine, suboxone, which eliminates opioid withdrawal symptoms like nausea, vomiting, insomnia, and diarrhea. Physicians approved for suboxone therapy have received training in the appropriate administration of suboxone. Buprenorphine/suboxone has acquired an excellent reputation in the medical community as a result of its comparatively good safety profile and its impressive efficacy in alleviating opiate withdrawal sickness. If you are a local physician who treats Memphis residents, you may purchase a featured listing at the top of this page insuring that your medical services will be found by prospective patients searching our website for quality opioid treatment.



Memphis Buprenorphine Suboxone Doctors
Frank Chin, M.D. Tennessee Recovery Health Center
5600 Poplar, Suite 310
Memphis, TN 38112
(901) 458-4886
Frank Chin, M.D. Shelby Oaks Recovery Clinic
1688 N Shelby Oaks Dr
Memphis, TN 38134
(901) 207-4052
BHG Memphis North
Treatment Center
2165 Spicer Cove, Ste. #5
Memphis, TN 38134
(901) 372-7878
BHG Memphis Mid-Town
Treatment Center
1734 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 722-9420
BHG Memphis South
Treatment Center
4539 Winchester Road, Bldg. B Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38118
(901) 375-1050
Melvin Lynn Hobbs, M.D. 1750 Madison Avenue
Suite 200
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 748-5002
Todd Frederick Brooks, M.D. 220 South Claybrook
Suite 202
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 276-4895
Jerry L. Lovelace, Jr., M.D. 1488 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 726-4110
Paula M. Sandler, M.D. 1614 Tutwiler Avenue
Memphis, TN 38107
(901) 746-9420
Dinia Cruz, M.D. 5180 Park Avenue, Suite 200
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 458-4887
Vernois Buggs, M.D. 2600 Poplar Avenue
Suite 310
Memphis, TN 38112
(901) 458-4886
Milagros de Vera Pascual, M.D. 2009 Lamar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38114
(901) 969-5542
Lalitha Vaddadi, M.D. 2579 Douglass Avenue
Memphis, TN 38114
(901) 369-1480
Lucas Anthony Trautman, M.D. Lucas A Trautman, MD, MPH, PLLC
4646 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 821-9658
Usha B. Swamy, M.D. 5118 Park Avenue
Suite 540
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 507-8191
Douglas Edgar Jones, D.O. 6005 Park Avenue
Suite 502
Memphis, TN 38117
(901) 598-3395
Melvyn A. Levitch, M.D. 3960 Knight Arnold Road
Suite 301
Memphis, TN 38118
(901) 369-6933
Iffat Tameez, M.D. Prime Urgent Clinic
6515 Poplar Avenue, Suite 106
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 762-0700
Mark Gore Luttrell, M.D. 1355 Lynnfield Building B
Suite 158
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 685-1845
Usha B. Swamy, M.D. 1355 Lynfield Road
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 685-1845
Jan H. Petri, M.D. 1355 Lynnfield Building B
Suite 147
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 685-1845
James Herbert Shull, M.D. 2900 Kirby
Suite 1
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 757-0655
Richard Guerard Farmer, M.D. 1355 Lynnfield, Building B
Suite 147
Memphis, TN 38119
(901) 685-1845
Charlotte A. DeFlumere, M.D. 1715 Aaron Brenner Drive
Suite 326
Memphis, TN 38120
(901) 405-6470
Subbulaxmi S. Rayudu, M.D. 7219 Winchester Street
Memphis, TN 38125
(901) 624-1101
Sreedhar Rao Rayudu, M.D. 7219 Winchester Road
Memphis, TN 38125
(901) 624-1101
Jacqueline Denise Moses, M.D. Life Help Retreat
3249 Homewood Drive
Memphis, TN 38128-4409
(901) 486-8800
Kenneth Frank Tullis, M.D. 5158 Stage Road
Suite 120
Memphis, TN 38134
(901) 383-1924
Shubi Razdan Mukatira, M.D. 5050 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN 38157
(901) 682-3035
John J. Harris, M.D. 5050 Poplar Avenue
Suite 511
Memphis, TN 38157
(901) 682-3035

 


BHG Memphis Treatment Centers – Suboxone
BHG Memphis North
Treatment Center
2165 Spicer Cove, Ste. #5
Memphis, TN 38134
(901) 372-7878
BHG Memphis Mid-Town
Treatment Center
1734 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38104
(901) 722-9420
BHG Memphis South
Treatment Center
4539 Winchester Road,
Bldg. B Suite 101
Memphis, TN 38118
(901) 375-1050

Behavioral Health Group (BHG) is a leading provider of opioid addiction treatment services. They provide pharmacotherapeutic maintenance and detoxification services in a conventional outpatient setting. BHG’s services include Methadone maintenance and Buprenorphine (aka: Suboxone) maintenance programs.

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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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Opioid Treatment Making A Difference

There is a great article in the Bismarck Tribune about the expansion of methadone services in Fargo, North Dakota. Fargo, like most other areas of the country, was impacted in recent years by numerous opioid-related overdose deaths.

The article reports that Cass County had 31 overdose deaths in 2016, but that number was reduced to 15 in 2017, due in part to the increased availability of naloxone (the medication that reverses opioid overdose).

While local ambulance calls have decreased in relation to opioid overdoses, the problem of opioid addiction remains a widespread and primary concern in the community.

The Tribune story reveals that more local residents are now enrolled in opioid treatment and are receiving the life-saving medication, methadone. Treatment that combines medication-assistance and counseling is the industry standard in quality care for those addicted to opioids.

The new Fargo-based clinic is reported to have 164 active patients currently enrolled in the methadone program. The clinic director, Mark Schaefer, is quoted as saying that while enrollment has been rapid, there remain many people in the local area with untreated opioid addiction.

The availability of treatment is making a difference. And medications like methadone, buprenorphine, and naloxone are providing a much needed solution to America’s opioid crisis.

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