Cartersville Comprehensive Treatment Center provides medically supervised medication-assisted treatment to individuals, aged 18 and older, who are struggling with an addiction to opioids. Our highly qualified team of professionals understands the importance of offering patients an individualized comprehensive treatment approach in order for patients to obtain the tools necessary in order to overcome their addiction. Included in the treatment offered through Cartersville Comprehensive Treatment Center are the following safe and effective medications that can be included within a patient’s plan of treatment:
Methadone: Methadone is a synthetic opioid agonist that can help patients safely and effectively wean off of opioids by reducing the symptoms associated with withdrawal while also preventing cravings for additional opioid use.
Subutex: Utilizing buprenorphine as its single active ingredient, Subutex is a partial opioid agonist-antagonist that reduces the symptoms of withdrawal while also diminishing cravings for additional opioid use.
The medication prescribed, as well as the specific dosage given, will vary between patients based on their individual needs. Medications and dosages can be adjusted throughout the course of treatment should the needs of each patients change during treatment.
The dedicated team of physicians, nurses, and counselors at Cartersville Comprehensive Treatment Center believes that providing patients with therapeutic interventions is necessary in order for them to receive a truly comprehensive treatment approach. The following additional services are available for patients in order to address and treat the emotional components of addiction:
- Individual therapy sessions provide patients with the opportunity to meet with a counselor in a one-on-one setting in order to process through and address their progress, emotions, setbacks, and viewpoints in a safe and supportive environment.
- Group counseling sessions are counselor-led sessions that provide patients with the opportunity to come together with other patients who are also receiving treatment for opioid addiction so that they can offer each other the support and encouragement required to progress through treatment.
The comprehensive medication-assisted treatment provided at Cartersville Comprehensive Treatment Center provides both men and women with the individualized treatment required in order achieve a life free from the chains of addiction.