Suboxone & Buprenorphine Detox & Treatment in South Dakota

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

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Opioid addiction is a problem that is spread all throughout the United States, and opioids such as heroin have been making a resurgence. When struggling with opioid addiction, it is not uncommon for opioid addicts in South Dakota to be prescribed buprenorphine. This drug is derived from an opium extract, and the euphoric effects are the same as heroin, but buprenorphine or Suboxone is not as potent as heroin. Buprenorphine and Suboxone will cause addiction and dependency, and it can be a difficult drug to stop taking. Detox from buprenorphine or Suboxone will require a medical center, followed by residential drug treatment. The adverse effects caused by buprenorphine are similar to other opioids, and this drug can also be abused quite easily. Unfortunately, many opioid addicts become caught up in a cycle of using different opioids to combat their addiction. Substituting one drug for another drug is not always the best treatment solution. When you become addicted to opioids, you should be considering drug rehab that can help you become rehabilitated from all drugs.

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Can I go to drug treatment after a Suboxone detox?

It is recommended that an addict who is using Suboxone and finished their detox should attend some type of drug rehabilitation. Drug rehab programs will help an addict address the underlying issues, and the reasons why they began to use drugs, and provide the necessary tools to maintain their sobriety after treatment.

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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.