Suboxone treatment

Dr. Martini has been certified since 2004 to treat patients for opiate dependence using either Suboxone or Subutex.

There are two goals of treatment:

  1. Detoxification from opiates

  2. Maintenance on an opiate alternative

Detoxification from opiates using Suboxone helps patients avoid painful withdrawal symptoms while trying to regain control of their life and "kick the habit."

Maintaining a patient on Suboxone or Subutex is a substitute for Methadone and the need for being in a Methadone Clinic. This option is suitable when a patient has tried repeatedly to stop using without success, to prevent future relapses to opiates.

Usually we can accommodate new patients within couple of days up to a week. Unless we are able to verify insurance benefits, you will be asked for full payment at time of service (we do accept credit cards). If you have insurance benefits for addiction treatment but we could not verify eligibility at the time, your payment will either be refunded to you, or will be added as credit towards future co-pays.

For educational information on Suboxone, click here

For a list of certified Suboxone prescribers, click here

For free anonymous online support community, click on www.AddictionSurvivors.org

For latest support information from the makers of Suboxone (here to help) click here

Please note: Suboxone and Subutex are not approved for pain management.

 
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Martini Psychiatric Practice   Shahm Martini, M.D., M.P.H. 

1511 Third AVE Suite 1018 Seattle, WA 98101  Tel: (206) 381-0610 Fax: (206) 381-6907

Scheduling and billing e-mail: frontdesk@martinipsychiatry.com