Treatments

The addiction medicine specialists at Lynx Healthcare offer comprehensive outpatient substance abuse treatments designed to free you from substance abuse, as well as treat any resulting medical conditions. We understand the importance of a customized addiction treatment plan that meets your specific medical and personal needs.

Learn more about our treatment programs for substance abuse below. 

Narcotics, Methamphetamines, and Heroin Addiction

  • During your initial visit, we will perform a thorough evaluation to determine whether you need inpatient care. This visit can take up to 1.5 hours.
  • Suboxone® therapy may be offered to suppress withdrawal symptoms and reduce cravings. Suboxone is a film that is inserted under the tongue (sublingual) to reduce symptoms of opioid withdrawal.
  • Vivitrol injections may be offered at follow-up appointments to prevent relapse.

Alcohol Abuse

  • During your initial visit, we will perform a thorough evaluation to determine whether you need inpatient care. This visit can take up to 1.5 hours.
  • Because alcohol withdrawal can be dangerous you may be required to do inpatient detoxification
  • Following detoxification we will design a plan for recovery including alcohol dependence counseling, attending AA, and/or taking medications to reduce cravings for alcohol.
  • Vivitrol injections may be prescribed to aid recovery.

Cocaine Addiction

  • During your initial visit, we will perform a thorough evaluation to determine whether you need inpatient care. This visit can take up to 1.5 hours.
  • An appropriate referral will be made for counselling.
  • Medicine will often be prescribed to reduce cravings.
  • Mental health therapy is often prescribed to address underlying problems.
  • Narcotics Anonymous is often helpful in recovery.

Marijuana Addiction

  • During your initial visit, we will perform a thorough evaluation to determine whether you need inpatient care. This visit can take up to 1.5 hours.
  • Cognitive behavior therapy may be prescribed to eliminate patterns that trigger cravings, as well as help avoid weight gain after smoking cessation.
  • 10-20% of individuals who smoke marijuana will become addicted or have adverse affects.

Please contact us or request an appointment online if you are ready to break the bonds of addiction and reclaim your life.