Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) of Opioid Addiction

At MWI Health, we strive to offer hope to people addicted to opioids, giving them their lives back as we guide them on the path to recovery. Our team of providers have given addicts new hope through established treatments plans amidst a national opioid crisis. Through in-person and telehealth care specifically developed to assist individuals caught in the cycle of pain killer dependence, we work closely with our patients to help them deal with pain and addiction in every aspect of their lives.

Our supportive care team of specially-trained providers offer solutions for opioid addiction in our clinic in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as well as implement secure and private telehealth care whenever possible. Patients receive customized treatment that identifies the addiction-related problem, establishes both short and long-term goals, and then puts the plan into action to focus on overall wellness aided by knowledgeable medical treatments and individualized psychotherapy.

Our Buprenorphine-Certified and Naltrexone trained providers are currently welcoming new patients that are dedicated to getting on the path to recovery. If you or a loved one is having trouble with opioid addiction, call now to start on the path to success, 605-573-2000.

What are the signs of opioid misuse and addiction?

How Can MAT Help Treat Addictions?

Both Suboxone and Naltrexone can help you manage the painful symptoms of withdrawal that come from quitting opioids, and when combined with a comprehensive treatment program, the underlying reasons for opioid use can be dealt with, along with finding new ways to manage physical pain and cope with stress. Without feeling cravings for opioids, individuals can get back to life as “normal”, focusing on reforming healthy relationships and pursuing a healthy lifestyle.

Suboxone Treatment

Here’s a helpful link to American Addiction Centers website with consumer information on being prescribed Suboxone for treating Opioid Use Disorder (OUD). It is approved by the FDA and is a controlled substance.  A Suboxone equivalent is available as an orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) and is generic.  Like Suboxone, it is taken sublingually, under the tongue.  MWI Health has providers who prescribe Suboxone or ODT tablets which have the same two medications, buprenorphine and naloxone, in the same strengths.

Naltrexone Treatment

Naltrexone is a pure opiate antagonist, which means it blocks the effects of opiates and opioids.  It is approved by the FDA for treating OUD and Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) and has other off-label uses.  It can be administered in two ways, daily by taking a tablet orally or monthly by receiving a long-acting form of it as an intramuscular (IM) injection.  Here is a helpful link to SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) website that directs you to information on naltrexone and has other useful links. You can find information on buprenorphine, the active ingredient in Suboxone, on the same website page as naltrexone.  

New Patients Welcome, with cash pay and insurance options

What Can a Patient Expect During Suboxone Treatment?

Additional Resources:

Do you or a loved one struggle with Alcohol Addiction? Here is a link for a free resource to find AA or Crisis Hotlines in your area: Alcohol Awareness

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