Treatment

Opioid Detoxification

What are the different methods of opioid detoxification? Is opioid detoxification effective? Read about the difference between inpatient and outpatient medical detoxification, rapid opioid detoxification using anesthesia, and how tapering is used.

Methadone Maintenance

Methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) is well-studied method of treatment for opioid addiction that has been proven to be both safe and effective. Find out about the history of methadone and MMT, and read about how a typical methadone treatment program works.

Methadone Clinic Directory

A directory of over 1,000 clinics in the U.S.A. and Canada offering methadone maintenance programs. Each state and province has its own page with an interactive map of methadone clinics in that state or province, as well as a list containing detailed contact information for each clinic listing (name, address, phone number, website).

Buprenorphine Treatment

Buprenorphine treatment is a relatively new type of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) that was approved for use in treating opioid addiction in the early 2000s. Learn how buprenorphine treatment works and access the SAMSHA Buprenorphine Physician and Treatment Program Locator (USA).

Ibogaine Therapy

What is ibogaine and how is it used in the treatment of opioid addiction? Learn about this naturally-occuring alkaloid used in a ritual by the Bwiti people of West Africa and the powerful effects it has on those who consume it, including its ability to interrupt opioid addiction and alleviate withdrawal.

Anesthesia-Assisted Opioid Detoxification

Anesthesia-assisted opioid detoxification, also known as anesthesia-assisted rapid opioid detoxification (AAROD) or ultra rapid opioid detoxification (UROD), is a controversial method of opioid detoxification. Is it really the quick, withdrawal-free detox that treatment providers claim it to be? Read about the treatment procedure, its effectiveness, and potential risks.

Where do calls go?

For those seeking addiction treatment for themselves or a loved one, our OpiateAddictionResource.com helpline is a private, convenient solution.

Calls to any general helpline (non-facility specific 1-8XX numbers) for your visit will be answered by an admissions representative of Treatment Management Company, a paid sponsor of OpiateAddictionResource.com, to help determine whether their treatment programs are an option for you.

Calls to any specific treatment center listed within our directory are answered directly by those facilities.

Our helpline is offered at no cost to you and carries no obligation to enter into treatment. No commission or other fee is ever paid to OpiateAddictionResource.com that is dependent upon whether you enter treatment, or which treatment provider you ultimately choose.