Can Someone Tell Me How the Methadone Clinics Work?

Question by Answering: can someone tell me how the methadone clinics work?

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Answer by penpallermel
They were addicts; heroin, morphine and prescription pain medication. Now patients at a local methadone clinic, these once addicted men and women can “go back home”. They can go to school and go to work and participate in life without the incapacitating aspects of narcotics such as Morphine, OxyContin® or other opiate based drugs such as heroin and Percocet.

Methadone treatment is the beginning of a new life. A life free from the once, twice, and three times a day doses of heroin and other opiates that it would take just to feel “normal”. Withdrawal is often painful, but with methadone treatment withdrawal symptoms and cravings for opiates diminish. The ability to focus on life’s daily activities, goals and family are restored. You DO get your life back.

Methadone can only be dispensed in a very limited number of clinics that specialize in the treatment of opiate and prescription pill dependence. There are simply not enough rehab centers and facilities to help everyone that needs treatment.

Our goal to provide a safe, non-judgemental environment where you can detox from opiates pain-free. A place to clear your head, cleanse your body, and begin to make changes in your lifestyle. Our professional staff uses medication, education and support designed to fit your individual needs.

Withdrawal from opiate based drugs can be safe and pain-free. Don’t wait. Now is the time to take the first step in dealing with your drug addiction. Contact us now for a confidential appointment.

Answer by Psy.D.
At a methadone clinic, you are treated as an outpatient and given a dose of methadone while there. There are also options where you can take home a small amount to curb cravings later in the day. Call your local clinic if you are interested in more information, and they can fill you in on all the details.