Suboxone Detox & Treatment in Alabama

Last updated: 24 June 2022

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Buprenorphine and Suboxone are commonly used for the treatment of opioid addiction, but these drugs will create physical and psychological dependencies, leading addiction. The drugs are classified as a Schedule III controlled substance, because of its risk for causing abuse. Opioid addicts in Alabama who become addicted to this will need to find the proper type of detox. Detox from buprenorphine or Suboxone will not be easy, and it may require a medical detox program to properly taper someone off the drug.

List of Detox Centers for Suboxone & Buprenorphine Addiction in Alabama

Here is a list of treatment centers providing detox from suboxone & buprenorphine in Alabama. The list can be incomplete so please do not hesitate to contact a treatment specialist at 1-800-304-2219.

The withdrawal symptoms are similar to those of heroin, yet some former addicts have said they are milder. Detox is necessary to help someone addicted to buprenorphine or Suboxone. Unfortunately, this is a common problem with many opioid addicts, simply becoming addicted to the medication they thought was going to help them. Substance abuse like this is dangerous because these drugs are given out as medications. It can be a while before prescribing doctors realize their patient is physically and psychologically dependent on the drug.

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What is Suboxone?

Suboxone is a drug that is used to help treat opiate addiction and is comprised of two different drugs, which are naloxone, and Buprenorphine. The drugs combined, help block opiate receptors in the brain, and prevent an opiate user from returning to the drugs they were taking before. Unfortunately, Suboxone can become habit forming, and it is important to follow the doctor's instructions when taking this drug.

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Marcel Gemme, DATS

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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.