Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

In adherence to the social distancing recommendations provided by the CDC, we have implemented strict protocols at our clinic to ensure the safety of our patients and staff.

  • Patients who have active symptoms of illness or a fever of 100 degrees or higher must call ahead to arrange after-hours dosing.
  • The number of people allowed inside the building at any given time is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines.
  • The number of people waiting in line is restricted based on county, state, and federal guidelines, and those present must maintain a minimum distance of six feet from one another.
  • To maintain line restrictions, patients are asked to wait in their cars until direction is given.

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

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Jackson Comprehensive Treatment Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • 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.

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Subutex (Buprenorphine) Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I know if Subutex is right for me?

Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of opioid addiction, Subutex is a safe and effective medication prescribed to individuals who are receiving treatment though Jackson Comprehensive Treatment Center (CTC). When taken as prescribed, Subutex eliminates cravings for continued opioid use while providing relief from the physical symptoms that accompany the process of withdrawal. Use of this medication allows patients to actively play a role in daily activities such as work, driving, and school in an unimpaired manner. There are multiple medications available through Jackson Comprehensive Treatment Center, which is why patients should closely work with their treatment team in order to determine the appropriate medication based upon their unique set of treatment requirements.

Can I become addicted to Subutex?

As Subutex does carry addictive properties along with its use, patients should closely follow all guidelines regarding taking this medication. When taken as prescribed under the close supervision of a licensed medical professional, the risk for addiction is low. Jackson CTC closely monitors the prescribing and administering of all medications which further decreases the risk for addiction.

Will Subutex show up on a drug screening?

Should a patient be required to complete a drug screen while taking Subutex, he or she will not test positive as a specific test is required in order to detect buprenorphine (the active ingredient in Subutex) within the system. Patients who consume opioids and other substances while in treatment will cause a positive test result to occur.

How long will I need to be on Subutex?

Although the use of Subutex is safe for both short and long-term consumption, individuals are not required to remain on this medication long-term. By working closely with their treatment provider, patients are able to determine the length of time for which Subutex will positively benefit them and their future.

Does Subutex interact with other drugs or medications?

Since the use of Subutex can negatively interact with other prescriptions and over-the-counter medications, patients should refrain from using Subutex until they are able to confirm with their treatment provider that no interactions will take place. Patients who are prescribed Subutex should not consume alcohol and/or recreational drugs while in treatment due to the dangerous interactions that can occur.

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

Should a patient no longer wish to remain on Subutex, he or she should closely work with his or her treatment provider in order to safely taper off of the medication. Abruptly ceasing use of Subutex can cause patients to experience withdrawal symptoms that are often painful and bothersome. Once Subutex is no longer in a patient’s system, he or she can either transition onto a different medication or remain substance-free without the aid of a prescription. These decisions should be made by closely working with our team of medical experts to ensure a patient’s safety throughout the entire course of treatment.

What is the cost of Subutex treatment?

Jackson Comprehensive Treatment Center tailors its treatment to each individual patient who walks through our doors. By taking a customized comprehensive treatment approach, patients are able to receive the individualized care that fits their unique set of needs and goals. Because care will vary between patients, the final cost of care will fluctuate as well. To learn more about Subutex, the other treatment options that we offer, as well as the final cost of care based upon your individual treatment needs, please contact our intake team today. Jackson Comprehensive Treatment Center is here to assist you or someone that you care for in safely returning to a life without abuse and addiction.