Rhode Island Resource Directory

A Guide to Services Associated with RI 2-1-1

Opioid Detoxification

Code: RX-1700.1700-500

Programs that specialize in providing detoxification services for people who have a physical dependency on an opioid substance (usually heroin, oxycodone or morphine). Detoxification methods vary but often entail stabilization via prescription medication such as methadone, buprenorphine (Subutex), buprenorphine-naloxone (Suboxone) or naltrexone administered by medical professionals. Specialized opioid detoxification programs can be either inpatient or outpatient.

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