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In Houston, there are plentiful choices for opioid replacement therapy through a variety of methadone clinics and numerous doctors who are approved to treat addiction using suboxone. Suboxone (which contains buprenorphine) is gaining in popularity and is an effective intervention for reducing or eliminating opioid withdrawal symptoms for a large percentage of opiate-addicted people. The links below display more information on methadone’s effectiveness, opioid dependence, addiction and recovery counseling, as well as present job openings in methadone clinics across the country.


Houston Methadone Clinics
Toxicology Associates Inc 4405 Caroline Street
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 528-2071
Houston Maintenance Clinic Inc 4608 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 527-0064
Texas Clinic
Fulton
6311 Fulton Street
Houston, TX 77022
(713) 694-8100
VA Medical Center/Michael E DeBakey
Substance Dependence Treatment Program
2002 Holcombe Boulevard, Mental Healthcare Line
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 794-8700
Intracare Hospital 7601 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77054
(713) 790-0949×105
Best Recovery Healthcare Inc 9211 South Main Street
Houston, TX 77025
(713) 661-0971
Texas Treatment Centers Inc 4800 West 34th Street,
Suite B-3
Houston, TX 77092
(713) 956-7712
Houston Substance Abuse Clinic 7428 Park Place Boulevard
Houston, TX 77087
(713) 643-6303
Adult Rehabilitation Services Inc 6624 Hornwood Street
Houston, TX 77074
(713) 541-4422

 

Houston Buprenorphine Suboxone Treatment
Houston Maintenance Clinic Inc 4608 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 527-0064
Intake:
(713) 527-0064
Texas Clinic Fulton 6311 Fulton Street
Houston, TX 77022
(713) 694-8100
(888) 337-3371
TRS Solutions 4625 North Freeway
Suite 127
Houston, TX 77022
(713) 697-0776
Twelve Oaks Medical Center
New Vision
4200 Twelve Oaks Drive
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 964-8818
(800) 939-2273
VA Medical Center Michael E DeBakey
Substance Dependence Rehab
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 794-8700
Intracare Hospital 7601 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77054
(713) 790-0949
Intake:
(713) 790-0949×1153
Memorial Hermann
Prevention and Recovery Center
1550 La Concha Lane
Houston, TX 77054
(713) 578-3100×3114
Intake:
(713) 578-3100
Texas Clinic Westview 9320 Westview Drive
Suite 10
Houston, TX 77055
(713) 468-0536
TRS Behavioral Care Inc
The Next Step for Women
7700 Amelia Street
Houston, TX 77055
(713) 263-7475×127
Intake:
(713) 263-7475
West Oaks Hospital Inc
Chemical Dependency Services
6500 Hornwood Drive
Houston, TX 77074
(713) 995-0909
Edward Earl Ramsey, Jr. 2202 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 751-0700
Kimberly Henderson, M.D. 1315 St. Joseph Parkway
Suite 1003
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 659-2666
Omar D. Vidal, M.D. Midtown Pain Consultants
2105 Jackson Street
Houston, TX 77003
(713) 751-0631
Edward L. Patten, M.D. 2900 Elgin Street
Suite 100
Houston, TX 77004
(713) 523-6470
Wafaa Y. Farag, M.D. 1648 Richmond Avenue
Houston, TX 77006
(832) 754-2092
Jason Z.W. Powers, M.D. 907 Marshall Street
Suite D
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 933-0665
Daniela Maria White, M.D. 5225 Katy Freeway
Suite 650
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 426-3100
Robert J. Bacon, Jr., M.D. 5151 Katy Freeway
Suite 203
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 655-9410
Robert J. Bacon, Jr., M.D. 1919 Northloop West
Suite 224
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 655-9410
Stephen Miller, M.D. 1017 Heights Boulevard
Houston, TX 77008
(713) 862-9332
John L. Mohney, D.O. 2304 Fulton Street
Houston, TX 77009
(713) 228-4505
Joel Simon Hochman, M.D. 1714 White Oak Drive
Houston, TX 77009
(713) 862-9332
Jorge Guerrero, M.D 6710 Capitol Street
Houston, TX 77011
(713) 921-7176

Faces of Recovery

The faces of recovery are as diverse as you can imagine. Decades ago, there were common stereotypes of addicts as people who looked a certain way and likely came from a shady side of the tracks.

Today, we now understand that addiction has impacted nearly every family and community across the country. It has crept into mainstream life to such a large extent that the old stereotypes have faded away, and in their place are pictures of everyday people like the ones we know and love.

Opioid addiction is an illness that can be successfully treated. This new reality provides hope and assurance that nearly any person, with proper support and treatment, can successfully manage this illness and regain their life.

However, the odds are not good for individuals who stay in active addiction and who postpone their entry into professional care. With the widespread proliferation of fentanyl and other adulterated street opiates, the risks have never been greater.

In the United States, there are a significant number of methadone clinics, buprenorphine clinics, and qualified physicians who specialize in the treatment of opioid addition using medication-assisted approaches. For the vast majority of opioid addicted people, medication is key in helping them to prevent extremely diffcult opioid withdrawal.

Once withdrawal sickness is effectively eliminated, then counseling & support can help restore a person’s life and open up new paths to the future.

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Treating Opioid Addiction

The science of treating opioid addiction has become increasingly popular in both medical circles and in the addiction treatment community.

For decades, medical professionals and even popular recovery organizations did not quite understand how giving an opioid addict a replacement medication could actually facilitate recovery.

Part of the dilemma was that those who defined “recovery” did so using an old school philosophical approach originally crafted for alcoholism. But science has taught us that not all addictions are exactly the same. While there are certainly commonalities between the various substance use disorders, there are very important distinctions and differences which affect the recovery process.

You cannot prescribe a medication that is effective with depression, and expect that same medication to resolve schizophrenia or an anxiety disorder. While they are all mental health disorders that can debilitate a patient, there are critical differences between these disorders and in the overall treatment plan for addressing each one.

Similarly with addiction, science is teaching us that a one-size-fits-all approach to addiction recovery is detrimental and often unproductive.

With opioid addiction in particular, the disease progression is quite unlike most other addictive illnesses. While the medical profession has evolved that understanding, the recovery community and general society has at times struggled to comprehend the necessity of medication-assisted treatment for the opioid addicted.

Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, PA’s, Nurses, and Counselors all play a part in educating patients, their families, the community, and government on the key role that medication plays in the successful management of an opioid use disorder. Methadone, subutex, suboxone, vivitrol, and other medication choices make the difference between recovery success and repeated recovery failures.

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Overdose Fatalities Beginning to Decrease

Various news outlets are reporting new statistics which indicate deaths from opioid overdose are beginning to go down.

The Associated Press reports that for the first time in a decade overdoses among New York residents (outside of NYC) have declined 15.9%. Government officials are quoted as saying that about 80% of the overdose deaths were attributable to heroin or fentanyl.

The AP cited a new CDC (Centers For Disease Control) July 2019 study which showed overdose deaths in 2018 fell for the first time in nearly three decades.

Various public education efforts and New York’s Opioid Task Force are thought to be significant catalysts for the slowdown in opioid overdoses. The availability of naloxone has also been highly instrumental in impacting overdoses nationwide with many communities across the country now providing naloxone kits for free.

A number of metro areas in the U.S. are also examining the feasibility of mobile opioid treatment since transportation to clinics or physicians is often an impediment to accessing medication-assisted treatment resources.

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Comprehensive Opioid Treatment at Behavioral Health Group

Behavioral Health Group (BHG) currently provides 58 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 and 2020, BHG Recovery added (10) 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
7. Colorado Springs, CO – BHG Colorado Springs Treatment Center
8. Grand Bay, AL – BHG Grand Bay Treatment Center
9. North Little Rock, AR – BHG North Little Rock Treatment Center
10. Savannah, TN – BHG Savannah Treatment Center

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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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