Methadone Clinic Tuscaloosa, AL

Methadone Clinics in Tuscaloosa, AL

We found the following listings for methadone clinic in Tuscaloosa, AL. Are you searching for drug rehab, addiction centers and detox centers in Tuscaloosa that use Methadone, Suboxone, Buprenorphine or Subutex for opioid treatment? Choose the best Tuscaloosa methadone clinic, suboxone clinical treatment and other medication assisted addiction clinics from our complete Tuscaloosa listings.

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse

Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse is a methadone clinic in Tuscaloosa, AL located in Tuscaloosa County at 3701 Loop Road East, 35404 zip code area that also includes suboxone treatment. Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse provides relapse prevention from naltrexone, naltrexone administration and buprenorphine detox. In addition, Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse provides self-help groups, mentoring/peer support and social skills development. Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse provides opioid treatment for adults and young adults. Veterans Affairs Medical Center Comprehensive Op Substance Abuse also provides detox service that consists of: cocaine detoxification, alcohol detox and benzodiazepines detoxification.

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Frequently asked questions at a Methadone Clinic in Tuscaloosa, AL:

  • Is methadone treatment in Tuscaloosa effective?

    Methadone treatment is very effective at curbing the desire to use opioids. Methadone acts as an opioid blocker in the brain, which makes quitting drug addiction easier. Methadone is a drug itself and can also possibly be addictive, however quitting without methadone is much harder. Methadone-based treatment in the state of Alabama can have a success rate of up to 90%.

  • Is medication-assisted treatment approved by the FDA?

    Methadone treatment has been approved by the FDA from 1947 for its original use as an analgesic, and in 1972 was approved for treating opioid addictions. Suboxone, a similar opioid blocker which is a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone that is often used as an alternative to methadone, has been approved by the FDA from 2002 for treating drug addiction.

  • What services can I expect in a methadone clinic in Tuscaloosa?

    A methadone clinic in Tuscaloosa will provide methadone treatment to treat substance abuse. In addition, most clinics in Alabama include services like mental health therapies, individual, group and family counseling, referral to social services where needed, referral to legal services if necessary, on-site housing if the facility is an inpatient (residential) facility, dual diagnosis treatment, drug detox and other rehab services.

  • How long does methadone treatment last?

    The length of time for methadone treatment will vary based on the individual. For those who have been addicted to drugs for a very long time, quitting will take substantially longer than for individuals who have recently become addicted. In general, a methadone clinic will provide treatment from several weeks to months (for inpatient clinics) in order to completely cure the existing addiction.

  • What kind of substance abuse is treated with methadone?

    Methadone can provide treatment for addiction to prescription opioids, synthetic opioids and illegal opioids that include fentanyl, codeine, cocaine, heroin, OxyContin, Vicodin, morphine, LSD, Kratom and other drugs such as marijuana or synthetic cannabinoids.