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Methadone Clinic Specialist

Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc

Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitations located in Fort Street Mall and China Town, Honolulu, HI

Though the opioid epidemic may seem like it popped out of nowhere, opioid addiction has been an ongoing problem for centuries. Since the 1950s, addiction specialists have been using methadone to treat opioid addiction. To support the needs of the community, Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. in Honolulu, Hawaii, has an onsite methadone clinic. The team at the methadone clinic provides care from 5:30am-6:30pm Monday through Saturday. To learn more about the methadone clinic, call the office in downtown Honolulu, or book an appointment online today.

Methadone Clinic Q & A

What is methadone?

Methadone is a prescription opioid. It’s one of the medications used in a medication-assisted treatment (MAT) program for opioid dependence. 

Addiction specialists have been using methadone to treat opioid dependence, including addiction to prescription opioids and heroin, since the 1950s. 

Like other opioids, methadone is addictive. However, when given under close supervision through the methadone clinic at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc., it’s safer for patients. 

What is a methadone clinic?

The methadone clinic at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. dispenses methadone to help their patients manage their opioid addiction. The clinic is open Monday through Saturday from 5:30am-6:30pm.

The team also offers home visits and patient pick-ups. The methadone clinic provides the medication in liquid and tablet form.

Am I a candidate for the methadone clinic?

Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. specializes in diagnosing and treating opioid addiction. They determine if you’re a candidate for their methadone clinic after a comprehensive medical and psychiatric evaluation.

Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. also offers an opioid treatment program that includes inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, medical detox, and therapy. 

They also offer many types of MAT to support your recovery, including Suboxone® treatment, buprenorphine, and naltrexone.  

How does a methadone clinic work?

The methadone clinic at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. dispenses your daily dose of methadone to help support your recovery. The length of your daily visits for your methadone treatment may depend on your individual health and wellness needs.

In general, most people with an opioid addiction benefit from daily methadone dosing for at least six months. After six months, the team may provide a few days’ or weeks’ worth of methadone to support your recovery. 

During your methadone treatment, the team also provides ongoing therapy and other treatments to optimize your health and well-being. 

When participating in the methadone clinic at Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc., it’s vital that you follow the protocol precisely. 

Opioid addiction is treatable. Call Drug, Alcohol, Mental Health Counseling & Evaluation Services, Inc. or book an appointment online to get help for yourself or someone you love today.