Heroin Addiction Treatment Center in Columbus, OH, Medication Assisted Treatment Center:

How does buprenorphine (SUBOXONE) work?

Suboxone works to suppress cravings and withdrawal so that your brain can rewire itself by replacing the previously destructive behaviors with new ones and avoiding the old (people, places, and things) which may trigger the addictive behavior. Buprenorphine therapy works best when combined with counseling.

How does Naltrexone (Vivitrol) work?

Vivitrol works as an opioid antagonist by more or less shutting off the brain’s ability to feel pleasure as a result of opiate use. Vivitrol is given in the form of an injection, injected once a month.


How is counseling beneficial?

At Buckeye Clinic our counseling is in a group setting. While there is an opportunity for individual counseling, we believe group counseling is best for individuals to share experiences, relate to one another and find support.

Our counselors will guide you on:

  • How to replace any activities which triggers memories of using with new ones unrelated to those times in your life.
  • How to modify your attitude and behaviors toward using and increase your life skills.
  • How to reach out for support from loved ones.

Through successful medication assisted treatment and counseling you can get your treatment under control and you can start taking back control of your life.

To read more about Suboxone or Vivitrol visit www.suboxone.com  www.vivitrol.com  or go to our resources page.

We are here to help you recover your inner strength and free you from your opioid addiction.

As a successful addiction recovery center for over five years, we have identified three effective components to prosperous treatment:

  •                 Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT)
  •                 Counseling
  •                 Community support groups

At Buckeye clinic we know there are many faces to addiction and not just one recovery solution. We offer SUBOXONE and VIVITROL for opioid addiction. While one comes in the form as tablet or film and the other as a shot, each medication therapy is different there are substantial benefits from both.


Suboxone is the brand name of medication called Buprenorphine. Suboxone is approved by the FDA to treat patients with Opioid addiction. Suboxone Treatment Center in Columbus, OH


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How does it work?

Suboxone is partial opioid. Suboxone works by binding to the mu-receptors, widely known as opioid receptors. Unlike other full opioids such as heroin, Percocet, oxycontin; it binds to the receptor tightly and helps reduce sickness from withdrawal symptoms and opioid cravings. Suboxone therapy works better when combined with drug addiction counseling.

For further information about Suboxone visit: www.suboxone.com



VIVITROL (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension) is a prescription injectable medicine used to treat alcohol dependence, and to prevent relapse to opioid dependence, after opioid detoxification. You should stop drinking before starting VIVITROL. To be effective, treatment with VIVITROL must be used along with other drug recovery programs such as counseling. VIVITROL may not work for everyone.

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You may have little to no control of your behavior, although you persistently desire to do so.
You may have experienced an excessive amount of time lost either engaging in or recovering from using, effecting your interpersonal relationships.
Do you continue to use, despite health concerns either caused by or exacerbated by your using?


Are you preoccupied with your substance use?
Do you have altered evaluations of the benefits and detriments of your use? Making it acceptable?
Do you believe your problems are attributable to other causes, rather than being a predictable consequence of your use/ addiction?


  • Have you experienced increased anxiety, dysphoria, or emotional pain?
  • Do you seemed more stressed?
  • You may have a difficult time identifying your feelings and describing them to other people.