Is Suboxone an opiate? – Yes. Buprenorphine is derived from the natural component of the opiate poppy called thebaine. Although less effective in relief of pain and achieving euphoria, buprenorphine is still addictive.
How does tapering work? – Standardized tapering schedules go against Southland’s treatment philosophy. Your individual tapering plan will be mutually agreed upon by yourself, your doctor, and your counselor.
Do you dispense? – No. Southland Recovery does not store nor dispense any medications. You will receive a paper prescription and must fill it at a pharmacy to receive your medication.
Do you take walk-ins? – No. However same day appointments are generally available. Our schedule is structured so that no one must wait too long to be seen, we ask that you call before showing up.
Is there a waiting list? – No. We are currently accepting new patients.
Are there any hidden fees? – No. What you pay for the office visit is all inclusive. However, you will still be financially responsible for the medication from the pharmacy and any lab work we may need.
Do you require counseling? Yes. Counseling and psychotherapy are an essential component of the treatment process. You may see our on-site counselor or use your own.
What is the best way to schedule an appointment? You can set up an appointment or get more information about the program by phone or by email. Click 'Contact Us' above or use the information provided below to reach out.