Some patients may have co-occurring conditions like depression, anxiety, bipolar, etc. PsychNS will strive to develop an individualized treatment plan that addresses these conditions, too.
Numerous substance use disorders are treated at PsychNS. The following list is not complete, but a reference to the more common conditions. It should be understood that some of these conditions may not initially be managed in the office setting, and will require referral to inpatient ‘detox’ for medically managed withdrawal. Some conditions may be of a severity where completing a higher level of care like residential treatment, partial hospitalization program, or an intensive outpatient program is paramount.
- Alcohol Use Disorder
- Opioid Use Disorder
- Stimulant Use Disorder
- Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Use Disorder
- Cannabis Use Disorder
- Tobacco Use Disorder
Yes, it is. There are some FDA approved medicines for Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorder. There are other medicines that are off label to their original FDA indication that may be discussed for various use disorders, too. Some use disorders lack medication options at this time.
Not in this office.
Yes, buprenorphine products are prescribed for Opioid Use Disorder.
Yes, some patients may have a lower severity and risk profile where office based medically managed withdrawal can be attempted. It should be noted this is usually the exception to an inpatient detox.
No. Only patients 18 years old or older will be scheduled.
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Addiction Medicine is a medical sub-specialty available to many physician specialists, including Psychiatrists. It is a one year fellowship or practice pathway sub-specialty, which focuses on diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of substance use disorders, and even non-substance use disorders like gambling.
There are many agencies and types of board certifcations a Physician can achieve; however, the highest standard is felt to be under the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). With PsychNS you will find certifications in Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine.