Kansas Methadone Clinics



Kansas Methadone Clinics
BHG Kansas City North Treatment Center 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
BHG Overland Park Treatment Center 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.



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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Kansas Buprenorphine Suboxone Doctors
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