Suboxone & Buprenorphine Detox & Treatment in Vermont

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

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When you start to abuse opioids, you will often be prescribed drugs such as buprenorphine, which is a common treatment method for opioid addiction. The drug is also prescribed to treat acute and chronic pain because buprenorphine is derived from an opium extract. Opioid addicts in Vermont who are prescribed this drug will run the risk of becoming addicted to it. Buprenorphine or Suboxone does create the same euphoric effects as heroin, but it is not as potent as heroin. Detox from buprenorphine or Suboxone will not be easy if you become addicted to the drug. You will need a medical detox program, and these services are available in the state. The withdrawal symptoms are similar to heroin, and the pain will be the same, but slightly milder. Buprenorphine or Suboxone is substituting one drug for another drug, and this may not be the best treatment solution for opioid addiction. Opioids are difficult to stop using, and the withdrawal pain does make it worse. Yet, the right treatment and help are available, to help you become completely drug-free.

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How is Suboxone different from Buprenorphine?

The one difference that separates Suboxone from Buprenorphine is Suboxone is made up of Naloxone and Buprenorphine. The drug blocks certain opiate receptors in the brain but also alleviates withdrawal symptoms. Unfortunately, this particular drug can be habit-forming, and it is important that the user takes the drug as directed by a medical doctor.

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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.

List of Detox Centers for Suboxone & Buprenorphine Addiction in Vermont