Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus.
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Jackson Comprehensive Treatment Center to keep our patients/clients/guests, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, visitation is no longer allowed at Jackson Comprehensive Treatment Center.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication, including telehealth, are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • Screening protocols have been enhanced.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Suboxone Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I know if Suboxone is right for me?

The use of Suboxone provides patients with the opportunity to safely eliminate withdrawal symptoms while diminishing cravings for continued opioid use. Suboxone allows patients the opportunity to take part in daily activities such as work, driving, and school without impairment as use of this medication will not cause cognitive disruptions. When taken as prescribed under the guidance of a licensed medical professional, Suboxone is an extremely safe and effective treatment option for an addiction to opioids. Jackson Comprehensive Treatment Center (CTC) proudly offers several medications that can be incorporated into a patient’s treatment program. Because of this fact, patients should work closely with our medical team in order to determine the appropriate medication based upon their individual treatment needs.

Can I become addicted to Suboxone?

As Suboxone uses a combination of naloxone and buprenorphine as its active ingredients, it does carry with it the potential for addiction. However, when taken as directed within a medication-assisted treatment program, the risk for addiction is minimal. Buprenorphine interacts with the same receptors in the brain that are typically activated by the abuse of opioids. Buprenorphine, however, will not cause patients to experience intense feelings of euphoria or relaxation. For this reason, patients are able to actively play a role in their treatment without impairment.

Will Suboxone show up on a drug screening?

Patients who are prescribed Suboxone and required to complete a drug screen will not test positively as a specific test is required in order to detect the presence of buprenorphine in the system. Suboxone is legal when taken with a prescription from a licensed treatment center.

How long will I need to be on Suboxone?

The length of time for which a patient remains on Suboxone will be dependent upon his or her unique treatment needs. The use of this medication is clinically proven safe for both short and long-term use, which allows patients to remain on it for as long as necessary. By working with their treatment provider, patients are able to determine the length of time for which Suboxone will benefit them and their treatment progress.

Does Suboxone interact with other drugs or medications?

Since Suboxone can negatively interact with other prescriptions and over-the-counter medications, patients should notify their treatment provider of any substances that they are taking prior to incorporating the use of Suboxone into their treatment program. Suboxone should not be taken with opium, heroin, hydrocodone, alcohol, and/or codeine due to the extremely dangerous interactions that can occur.

What if I no longer wish to take Suboxone? Can I stop or switch to a different medication?

Should a patient no longer wish to remain on Suboxone, he or she should closely work with his or her treatment provider in order to safely wean off of the medication. Patients who abruptly cease use of Suboxone place themselves at an increased risk for experiencing withdrawal symptoms. Once a patient is no longer taking Suboxone, he or she may then transition onto a different medication for the remainder of his or her treatment, or remain opioid-free without the assistance of a prescription.

What is the cost of Suboxone treatment?

Jackson Comprehensive Treatment Center provides highly customizable treatment to each of our patients. For this reason, the final cost of care will vary based upon a variety of factors. To learn more about Suboxone, as well as the cost of care based upon your unique set of treatment needs, please contact a member of our intake team today. Jackson Comprehensive Treatment Center is here to provide patients with the compassionate care that is necessary in order to safely progress towards a future without addiction.