Gateways Recovery

FAQs

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What is the cost of the program?
 

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Cost will vary depending on your insurance benefits. For those not covered by insurance a payment plan can be arranged at time of assessment

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Do you have inpatient treatment?
  

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No we are an outpatient program but can assist you with referral information.

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What is Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)?
  

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MAT is an evidence-based practice for treating opiate addiction that combines pharmacological interventions with traditional substance use counseling that together are proven effective in the recovery of opioid dependency.

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What is Suboxone?
  

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Suboxone is a treatment for dependence on opiates such as heroin, codeine, oxycodone, etc. It is not for use as a pain medication.

Buprenorphine, also known as Suboxone, is a partial opiate agonist that relieves drug cravings without producing the high. The medication tricks the brain into thinking it is still getting the opiate. It is administered orally - usually a film strip placed under the tongue - and taken daily by the patient. 

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Why use Suboxone for opiate addiction?
  

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Suboxone works to reduce the strong cravings of addiction to opiate while also reducing the discomforts of withdrawal symptoms.

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What is Vivitrol?
  

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Vivitrol is an opiate antagonist which blocks all effects of the opiate. The patient taking the medication receives no rewarding effects from use of an opiate. It can be administered orally in pill form and taken daily OR as a monthly injection administered by a medical professional. 

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Is treatment offered in addition to medication?
  

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Yes. Treatment is a required component to receive medication. A therapist will work with you to develop a treatment plan addressing your treatment needs.

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How long does treatment last?
  

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Treatment varies from case to case. Length of time will depend on the individuals’ progress.  Patient and counselor will discuss this during the treatment phase.

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Do you offer open access/walk-ins?
 

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Yes. Weekdays from 8:30AM - 3:30PM individuals can be seen by a therapist to complete an assessment without an appointment.

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Where is your office located?
  

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We are located at 4760 Madison Road, across from Madison Bowl. Please use the lower level entrance, located around the back of the building. Parking is also available behind the building.