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OPIOID ADDICTION TREATMENT NEAR YOU

Transform your life with CleanSlate’s Outpatient MAT Program for Opioid Addiction

Transforming Lives with Outpatient MAT for Opioid Addiction

Dealing with a fentanyl addiction or any type of Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) can feel painful, overwhelming and isolating. At CleanSlate, we offer a comprehensive outpatient MAT program that combines FDA-approved medications with behavioral health treatment. Our approach is designed to manage withdrawal symptoms, reduce cravings, and tackle the mental challenges of addiction. You’re not alone. Let us help you take the first step toward recovery.

I love this place! Every doctor is absolutely so caring and kind. They truly are about getting you healthy and their patience and loving approach has helped me so very much. Even the office staff, including the sweet gal in the lab, are all just what people need. – CleanSlate patient from Greenwood, Indiana

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Comprehensive, Personalized MAT Programs

Your journey is unique. Our licensed addiction medicine professionals start by understanding your specific needs, challenges, and goals. Based on this deep understanding, we craft a personalized treatment plan that combines FDA-approved medications with behavioral health therapies. This dual approach ensures a integrative recovery, addressing both the physical and psychological aspects of opioid addiction.

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FDA-Approved Medications for Opioid Addiction

We use the latest in addiction medicine, including:

  • Buprenorphine-naloxone (Suboxone, Zubsolv): This combination not only helps reduce opioid cravings but also blocks the effects of opioids.
  • Buprenorphine Injectable (Sublocade, Brixadi):A long-acting injection that provides a constant medication level, aiding in recovery without the daily need to take pills.
  • Naltrexone (Vivitrol, Revia): Perfect for those who have detoxed, naltrexone blocks opioid receptors, preventing opioids from having their usual effect.

Comprehensive Support Beyond Medication

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Fentanyl Withdrawal Management

Understanding the unique challenges of fentanyl addiction, CleanSlate offers specialized fentanyl withdrawal management using low-dose buprenorphine induction, or microdosing. This innovative approach reduces withdrawal symptoms and cravings, making the transition to recovery more manageable.

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Specialized Care for Pregnant Patients

Pregnancy requires specialized care, and our team is experienced in supporting pregnant patients through their recovery journey, ensuring the safety and health of both mother and baby.

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Care Coordination

Recovery doesn’t happen in isolation. Beyond medication, our comprehensive support services include medical and psychiatric referrals, assistance with housing, transportation, and employment needs, ensuring you have a robust support system every step of the way. We’re here to help you rebuild your life, piece by piece.

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Hepatitis C Treatment

Recognizing the link between opioid use and the increased risk of Hepatitis C, CleanSlate includes Hepatitis C screening and treatment as part of our comprehensive care program.

 

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Integrated Behavioral Health Treatment

Overcoming addiction is about more than just overcoming physical dependence—it’s about healing the mind. That’s why our MAT program is paired with personalized behavioral health treatments, including counseling and therapy sessions designed to address the root causes of addiction and empower you with coping mechanisms for a healthier future.

What is Opioid Addiction?

Opioid Addiction medical concept

Opioid addiction, also known as opioid use disorder (OUD), is a chronic medical condition characterized by the compulsive use of opioid drugs despite harmful consequences. Opioids include prescription pain relievers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, as well as illegal drugs like fentanyl. Addiction affects brain function and behavior, leading to an inability to control drug use.

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What Causes Opioid Addiction? 

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Opioid addiction can be caused by a variety of factors, including:

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Genetics

Family history of addiction can increase the risk.

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Chronic Pain

Long-term use of prescription opioids for pain management.

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Environmental Factors

Exposure to drug use, peer pressure, and stress.

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Brain Chemistry

Changes in brain function due to opioid use.

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Mental Health Disorders

Conditions like depression, anxiety, and PTSD.

Opioid Addiction Symptoms

Common symptoms of opioid addiction include:

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Physical Symptoms

Nausea, sweating, constipation, and respiratory depression.

Behavioral Changes

Increased secrecy, neglecting responsibilities, and engaging in risky activities.

Psychological Signs

Mood swings, anxiety, depression, and irritability.

Drug-Seeking Behavior

Frequently visiting multiple doctors, stealing prescriptions, and lying about symptoms.

Withdrawal Symptoms

Muscle pain, insomnia, diarrhea, and intense cravings when not using opioids.

Can You Recover from Opioid Addiction?

Yes, recovery from opioid addiction is possible with the right treatment and support. Comprehensive treatment plans often include medication-assisted treatment (MAT), behavioral therapies, and support groups. MAT combines medications like buprenorphine or naltrexone with counseling and behavioral therapies to address the physical and psychological aspects of addiction, increasing the chances of long-term recovery.

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Frequently Asked Questions about MAT for Opioid Use Disorder

What is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)?

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) combines FDA-approved medications with counseling and behavioral therapies to treat substance use disorders. It’s an integrative approach that addresses the physical, psychological and social aspects of addiction.

How does MAT help in opioid addiction recovery?

MAT helps by reducing withdrawal symptoms and cravings that are a common part of opioid addiction. This makes it easier for individuals to focus on recovery and behavioral therapies without the constant struggle against withdrawal and cravings.

What medications are used in MAT?

We use FDA-approved medications including buprenorphine-naloxone (Suboxone, Zubsolv), buprenorphine injectable (Sublocade, Brixadi), and naltrexone (Vivitrol, Revia) as part of our MAT program. Each medication works differently to address opioid dependency.

Is MAT safe for everyone, including pregnant women?

MAT is safe and effective for most individuals battling opioid addiction, including pregnant women. Our specialized care for pregnant patients ensures both the mother’s and baby’s safety throughout the treatment process.

How can I start MAT?

To start MAT, contact us for an initial consultation. Our team of licensed addiction medicine professionals will evaluate your situation and discuss the best treatment plan for you.

What additional support does CleanSlate provide?

Beyond medication, CleanSlate offers comprehensive support including behavioral health treatment, care coordination for medical and psychiatric referrals, assistance with housing, transportation, and employment, and specialized treatment for conditions like Hepatitis C and management of Fentanyl withdrawal.

Can MAT cure opioid addiction?

While MAT can significantly improve outcomes for individuals with opioid use disorder, addiction is a chronic disease that requires ongoing management. MAT is most effective when combined with counseling and behavioral therapies.

How long does MAT last?

The duration of MAT varies based on individual needs. Some patients may be in treatment for several months, while others may require longer periods. Treatment length is tailored to each patient’s unique recovery journey.

Do I have to stop taking the medication eventually?

The goal of MAT is to stabilize your health and allow you to live a life free of opioid dependence. Whether and when to stop medication is a decision made between you and your healthcare provider, based on your specific circumstances and progress in recovery.

Will I become addicted to the MAT medications?

The medications used in MAT are designed to prevent withdrawal and reduce cravings without causing the euphoric effects of opioids. When taken as prescribed under the supervision of a healthcare provider, the risk of developing a new addiction is minimal.

Are there payment options available for MAT?

Yes, we offer flexible payment options. All our centers accept Medicaid and Medicare, as well as commercial insurance and out-of-pocket payments. We believe financial barriers shouldn’t prevent anyone from accessing the treatment they need.

What should I expect during my first visit for MAT?

During your first visit to a CleanSlate center, you’ll undergo a comprehensive evaluation that includes a medical assessment, a review of your health history, and a discussion about your substance use. This visit is crucial for creating a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific needs. 

Begin Your Recovery Journey Today

If you or a loved one is struggling with opioid addiction, it’s time to take the first step towards a brighter future. Contact CleanSlate today to learn more about our opioid treatment program and how we can help you transform your life. Our compassionate team is here to guide you through every step of the recovery process, offering the support and care you need to reclaim your independence and well-being.