Milwaukee Methadone Treatment

10th Street Comprehensive Treatment Center

10th Street Comprehensive Treatment Center
4800 S. 10th Steet
Milwaukee, WI 53221

Phone: (844) 202-1683

Acadia HealthcareTreatment Types
Methadone & Suboxone

Facility Type
Outpatient serving Adults

Trying to overcome an addiction to heroin or prescription painkillers can be quite a difficult undertaking without the help of knowledgeable professionals. In choosing a Milwaukee Comprehensive Treatment Center to embark on your recovery journey, you will have the necessary treatment and compassionate support to accomplish your goal of no longer being dependent upon opioids. Our staff of dedicated professionals can guide you towards the drug-free life you have longed to be living.



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Milwaukee residents suffering with an ongoing opioid addiction can find help at the 10th Street Comprehensive Treatment Center. Milwaukee’s 10th Street CTC offers methadone and suboxone to alleviate the painful withdrawal symptoms that derail daily life in opioid addiction. Below are links to more info on methadone program effectiveness, opioid dependency, addiction & recovery counseling, and job openings in methadone clinics.

Milwaukee Methadone Clinics
10th Street Comprehensive
Treatment Center
4800 S. 10th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53221
(844) 202-1683
Milwaukee Health Service Systems 3707 North Richards Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 967-7006
Aurora Psychiatric Hospital
Chemical Dependency Services
1220 Dewey Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53213
(414) 454-6600
Quality Addiction Management (QAM)
West Milwaukee
1610 Miller Parkway
Milwaukee, WI 53214
(414) 672-3801
Milwaukee Health Service Systems II
10th Street Clinic
4800 South 10th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53221
(414) 744-5370


Milwaukee Buprenorphine Suboxone Treatment
10th Street Comprehensive
Treatment Center
4800 S. 10th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53221
(844) 202-1683
Charles Grade, M.D. 930 East Knapp Street
Suite #22
Milwaukee, WI 53202
(414) 270-1011
Neville Duncan, M.D. 1134 West North Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53205
(414) 374-9575
Andrew Brayer, M.D. Airport Medical Clinic
555 West Layton Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53207
(414) 769-3540
Linda R. Deerfield, M.D. 208A East Capitol Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53209
(414) 372-7552
Isaac R. Nagel 6040 West Lisbon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53210
(414) 871-9111
Susan Elaine Pattis, M.D. 6040 West Lisbon
Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53210
(414) 447-9890
Ollusoji Oyesanya, M.D. 6001 West Center Street
Suite 102
Milwaukee, WI 53210
(414) 444-4484
Gerald Edward Sullivan, M.D. Sullivan Medical Clinic
6040 West Lisbon Avenue, Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53210
(414) 447-9890
Richard P. Gerhardstein, M.D. 2524 East Menlo Boulevard
Milwaukee, WI 53211
(414) 902-3158
Robert J. Wetzler, M.D. 208 East Capitol Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53212
(414) 372-5553
Dinshah D. Gagrat, M.D. 1220 Dewey Avenue
Suite 208
Milwaukee, WI 53213
(414) 454-6731
Jaime Gonzalez Ruvalcaba, M.D. United Community Center
1500 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53215
(414) 643-8530
Raymond W. Moy, M.D. 6917 West Oklahoma Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53219
(414) 545-7245
Mark Rhyner, M.D. 4848 S 6th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53221
(414) 769-2540
David I. Stein, M.D. 5400 North 118th Court
Milwaukee, WI 53225
(414) 257-4673
Oludamilola A Salami, M.D. 8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8990
Aaron Vincent Riley, M.D. Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8996
Mary-Anne Ottilie Kowol, M.D. 8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-7240
David Boyd Bresnahan, M.D. MCW Behavioral Health Center
8701 West Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8953
Ajay Sehgal, M.D. Tosa Center , Department of Psychiatry
1155 North Mayfair Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8990
Andrew Stephen Bennett, M.D. 5000 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53295
(414) 384-2000×45860
Iwona M. Pakula-Haller, M.D. VA Hospital
5000 W.National Ave., Mail Code: MH-OP
Milwaukee, WI 53295
(414) 384-2000×42098
Jung-Ki Cho, M.D. 5000 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53295
(414) 384-2000
William Gray Anderson, M.D. Clement J. Zablocki VA hospital
5000 West National Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53295
(414) 384-2000

10th Street Comprehensive Treatment Center, 4800 S. 10th Street – Milwaukee
Phone: (844) 202-1683

Expanding Access to Medication-Assisted Treatment

opioid-treatment-in-mediaAn article in the Huffington Post recently addressed President Obama’s public comments on expanding access to opioid treatment, particularly medication-assisted treatment (MAT) like methadone or buprenorphine (suboxone).

Many members of the treatment industry and recovery community do not have a realistic grasp on the role that medication-assisted treatment can play in recovery from severe opioid addiction. Historically, the recovery community has not regarded those utilizing methadone or suboxone as truly in recovery. They emphasize total abstinence, even from methadone, despite the fact that methadone and buprenorphine have restored individuals to normal functioning and even saved lives in many cases.

There was a time some years ago, in the 12 step community, when individuals were chastised for taking psychotropic medication for depression or other mental health disorders. This criticism came from a fundamental lack of knowledge about the biological basis for many mental health disorders. Similarly, medication-assisted treatment interventions have been the subject of misunderstanding and unwarranted rejection by those with limited education on varied treatment approaches.

As America’s opioid problem continues to grow, we need real solutions rooted in medical science and research. At this point in time, medication-assisted treatment has been in use long enough to clearly demonstrate its usefulness in facilitating personal recovery from addiction.

In 2015, we saw numerous local and national political figures rally around families that have been impacted by heroin overdoses and the heartbreaking loss of loved ones. Opioid addiction has finally come into focus within the mainstream media, and even current Presidential candidates have begun to address this as an important issue which commands attention and a solution.

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CVS Standing For Life and Safety

methadone-recovery-1It was announced late last month that CVS Drugstores intends to expand their provision of non-prescription naloxone into 12 additional U.S. States. Currently, they provide naloxone over-the-counter in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, but will begin offering the life-saving medication in California, Minnesota, Mississippi, Arkansas, Montana, New Jersey, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah, South Carolina, and Wisconsin.

Naloxone has gained attention in recent years due to its ability to reverse opioid overdoses. Over 44,000 people have died annually in the United States from drug overdose with a majority of those stemming from heroin or prescription pain medication. Naloxone has been successfully utilized in emergency rooms and on site in communities around the country reversing opioid overdose and saving thousands of lives.

It is critically important to recognize that people who have suffered with addiction are sometimes close to a lasting recovery. There is a popular expression used lately that is somewhat stark though true and thought-provoking. The expression goes “You can’t recovery if you’re dead.” While this may sound off-putting to some, it reminds us that people stuck in years of painful addiction can, and do, change. We would much rather have naloxone readily available to save a life and to provide a son, daughter, or friend the opportunity to change direction.

An addicted individual could be much closer to choosing a life of recovery than we might imagine. This happens on a daily basis. How, and when, someone recovers from addiction is hard to predict. All we can do is to offer them an open door to a new and better life.

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Heroin Said To Be Back With A Vengeance

stop-opioid-addictionChuck Rosenberg, the new chief of the Drug Enforcement Administration, has expressed serious concerns about the continuing opioid addiction problem in America and the pervasive spread of heroin addiction in particular.

A Fox News article highlighted Mr. Rosenberg’s discussion of how the USA represents only 5% of the world’s population – but consumes 95% of the world’s hydrocodone. His position is that rampant overprescribing of opioids has been occurring for years. As individuals become addicted to prescription medications and are then cut off from further prescription refills, many turn to the illegal purchase of street opiates.

“Street” opiates are sold at a premium – often more than people can afford. This leads to increased crime in order to support the expensive habit or turning to heroin since it is reported to only cost about 20% of hydrocodone on the black market.

The Fox article states that nearly 44,000 per year are dying from drug overdose and that half of those overdoses are from prescription medications. Casualty rates have almost doubled over the last few years.

Also in the news last week was an announcement from Hillary Clinton that if elected President she plans to dedicate billions to opioid treatment. There are other candidates as well, including governor Chris Christie, that have expressed a similar commitment to addressing the opioid addiction epidemic. The groundswell of concern regarding opioid addiction has gained momentum over the past 2 years and is now an audible siren capturing the attention of many governmental leaders. It has become a real health hazard that cannot be ignored any longer.

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Making A New Start

methadone-graphicA study by the government agency SAMHSA indicated there were approximately 254,000 patients receiving methadone for opioid addiction in 2006. In 2015, it is most likely that number is much higher given the prevalence of opioid addiction and the continued expansion of outpatient opioid treatment services in the United States. Today, there are considerably more methadone clinics and suboxone-approved physicians than there were a decade ago.

Making a new start with medication-assisted treatment is what hundreds of people across the country are deciding to do for themselves every week. Addiction is a progressive illness – one in which a person’s ability to choose is severely compromised. Medication-assisted treatment using either methadone or buprenorphine (suboxone) provides an important open door to a more responsible, quality life.

A majority of individuals suffering with opioid addiction (particularly when the illness spans years) have experienced dramatic brain changes which deepened their physiological dependency on opiates. This physical dependency is not easily removed. It is severe and persistent thus leading the person to do whatever is necessary to avoid being sick from opioid withdrawal.

Most long-term addicted individuals will tell you they rarely, if ever, get high from the illicit substances they use. They are simply trying to avoid being sick from debilitating opioid withdrawal symptoms. When a patient chooses to receive methadone or buprenorphine under the supervision of a doctor, they are making a decision to face their illness and to do something constructive about it.

As a family or friend, it is very helpful to gain an understanding of addiction and how medication-assisted treatment can be life changing for a person stuck in the cycle of opiate addiction.

Making a new start can be a bit frightening. Will methadone work for me? Will my loved ones condemn me? What about my job, or my legal situation? It becomes easy to put off making a decision when so many questions come into play.

It is important to remember that the road to recovery begins with just one step forward. That step will lead to another and another. This new start is always available. The message is one of hope and opportunity. Opiate addiction is a treatable illness. Medication-assistance can make a real difference.

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Acadia Healthcare Opioid Treatment Programs

Acadia HealthcareAcadia is a large U.S. based company who provide a broad range of behavioral healthcare services that target mental health and substance abuse problems in children, teenagers, and adults.

Their inpatient facilities provide approximately 9200 beds in 37 states including the United States, United Kingdom, and Puerto Rico. The company’s outpatient addiction services specialize in opioid addiction and medication-assisted treatment for those suffering with heroin and other opioid dependencies. Each Acadia clinic utilizes methadone and suboxone in their overall treatment.

Acadia recently acquired CRC Health Group and in so doing raised their total number of opioid treatment programs to about 90 – currently making them the single largest provider in the United States.

Acadia just added 10 more clinics to Methadone.US and site visitors can find more information about Acadia’s Opioid Treatment Programs by visiting these recently added cities on the Methadone.US website:

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