Suboxone & Buprenorphine Detox & Treatment in Maine

Created On Monday, 21, March 2016
Modified On Friday, 10, September 2021


Drug treatment is important, especially when you become dependent on drugs such as buprenorphine and Suboxone. Medical detox programs in Maine can help buprenorphine addicts detox off the drug safely. Detox from buprenorphine or Suboxone will not be easy, and the withdrawal symptoms will be similar to what heroin will produce. However, despite buprenorphine or Suboxone being prescribed to treat opioid addiction, it is not meant for long-term use. Even small amounts of the drug will cause the same euphoric effects as other opioids. People who are using buprenorphine or Suboxone will run the risk of becoming physically and psychologically dependent on the drug. It is important to find the right type of drug treatment in Maine, to ensure you can become fully rehabilitated. Buprenorphine or Suboxone addiction can become a dangerous problem, especially if you are mixing other drugs with it. When you attend any drug rehab center in the state, the primary goal should be to become completely drug-free, and not have to substitute one drug for another drug.

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What is a Suboxone detox?

Suboxone detox is a process for Suboxone users to safely taper off the drug, and become completely drug-free. The withdrawals can be difficult to go through without the help of a detox program. Suboxone detox will ensure the client is safe, and their withdrawals from Suboxone are managed properly.


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Marcel Gemme has been helping people struggling with addiction for over 19 years. He first started as an intake counselor for a drug rehabilitation center in 2000. During his 5 years as an intake counselor, he helped many addicts get the treatment they needed. He also dealt with the families and friends of those people; he saw first-hand how much strain addiction puts on a family and how it can tear relationships apart. With drug and alcohol problems constantly on the rise in the United States and Canada, he decided to use the Internet as a way to educate and help many more people in both those countries. This was 15 years ago. Since then, Marcel has built two of the largest websites in the U.S. and Canada which reach and help millions of people each year. He is an author and a leader in the field of drug and alcohol addiction. His main focus is threefold: education, prevention and rehabilitation. To this day, he still strives to be at the forefront of technology in order to help more and more people. He is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist graduate with Honours of Stratford Career Institute. Marcel has also received a certificate from Harvard for completing a course entitled The Opioid Crisis in America and a certificate from The University of Adelaide for completing a course entitled AddictionX: Managing Addiction: A Framework for Succesful Treatment.