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BAYMARK HEALTH SERVICES OPENS TWO APPLEGATE RECOVERY CLINICS IN OHIO

AppleGate locations in Elyria and Willoughby expands accessibility to proven outpatient treatment for opioid addiction in the Greater Cleveland area.

Lewisville, TexasAppleGate Recovery, a division of BayMark Health Services, announced the opening of two new opioid addiction treatment programs in the Cleveland, Ohio area. AppleGate Elyria and AppleGate Willoughby will offer medication-assisted treatment (MAT) with buprenorphine or Suboxone® and in-house counseling. With these opening, AppleGate now operates 12 clinics in 5 states, including 3 locations in Ohio. Additional sites are planned for opening by the end of the year.

 

The impact of the opioid epidemic in Ohio has been significant. There were 4,854 unintentional overdose deaths reported in 2017 across the state. The increased use of illicit fentanyl, carfentanil and heroin, combined with the misuse of other opioids, are continuing to drive the significant numbers in need of opioid use disorder treatment.

 

“The catastrophic damage caused by the disease of addiction to individuals, families and communities across Ohio can begin to be repaired by the growing presence of evidence-based treatment options,” said Dr. Philip Isherwood, National Medical Director for AppleGate Recovery. “We have found that with the increasing use of not only heroin, but fentanyl, integrating withdrawal management medications and counseling offers our patients a real opportunity to start meaningful recovery, and return to feeling normal.”

 

AppleGate Recovery medical providers utilize buprenorphine and buprenorphine compounds, also known by the brand names Suboxone® Zubsolv®, Bunavail® to help patients control withdrawal symptoms and cravings for opioids. In addition to proven medication services,

AppleGate provides counseling, lab services and case management. Medication-assisted treatment provides these services to address the causes and consequences of addiction while medication addresses the withdrawals and cravings that come with physical addition.

 

Located at 833 E. Broad Street, Unit 1, Elyria, OH 44035 or 36001 Euclid Avenue, Suite B1, Willoughby, OH 44094, AppleGate Recovery is open 9am-5pm Monday through Thursday and 9am-4pm on Fridays.

 

For more information or to schedule an appointment call 225.208.2000, or visit:  www.AppleGateRecovery.com.

 

About BayMark Health Services:

 

BayMark Health Services provides medication-assisted treatment to more than 50,000 patients in recovery from substance use disorder across the United States and Ontario, Canada. Our outpatient programs deliver medically supervised treatment, in a variety of modalities and settings, to meet the diverse needs of our patients who struggle with the use of opioids, alcohol and other prescription and illicit substances. The BayMark continuum of patient-focused services includes: highly structured opioid treatment programs utilizing methadone or buprenorphine and outpatient buprenorphine treatment programs, both of which incorporate counseling as part of an individualized treatment plan for opioid use disorder. Additionally, ambulatory withdrawal management services with naltrexone therapy, and inpatient detoxification services are offered for a variety of substance use disorders.

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