BAART Programs Porterville

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BAART Porterville provides evidence-based medication-assisted treatment services for opioid use disorder, or opioid addiction. An experienced and compassionate staff is available to ensure that everyone who comes through BAART’s doors is treated with dignity and respect while looking to create a better future. Each patient’s treatment plan is individualized based on the support they need to overcome their substance use disorder with a multi-dimensional approach treating both the chemical and behavioral sides of addiction.

Methadone Clinic in Porterville, CA

This BAART facility specializes in MAT or medication-assisted treatment of opioid use disorder. Methadone has been the gold standard of treatment for opioid addiction since it’s FDA approval for this purpose more than 50 years ago. Methadone is a full agonists opioid which can significantly reduce the painful withdrawal symptoms of opioid misuse for 24 to 36 hours, particularly in patients who have been taking high doses of prescription or illicit opioids such as heroin.

Patients work closely with their counselor and medical provider to create a treatment plan to address their specific needs and goals for treatment. The length of each person’s program is different, but many studies show that patients who are in an MAT program for at least a year experience greater success in long-term recovery. Methadone maintenance requires patients to come into the methadone clinic every day for their dose, holding them accountable for their treatment goals. However, after some time; many patients are able to earn the privilege of taking multiple days’ worth of medication home.

Buprenorphine and Suboxone® Treatment Program

BAART Porterville offers buprenorphine and buprenorphine compounds such as Suboxone® for the treatment of opioid addiction. Approved in 2002 by the FDA, these medications offer the same benefits of methadone, but offer patients flexibility in choosing the medication that works best for them. Buprenorphine and Suboxone® are offered in clinic as well as by prescription. The program that works best for each patent will be determined by their medical provider at intake.

Individual and Group Counseling Services

With medication addressing the physical side of opioid addiction, BAART also focuses on the other side of substance use disorders that concerns mental and behavioral health. Patients at Porterville will meet with licensed counselors in a safe space to discuss previous trauma or factors that have affected them, potentially fueling their drug use. Counselors also work with patients to set goals, learning healthy coping mechanisms and build back their damaged relationships.

Group counseling sessions offer patients an opportunity to connect with peers. Group sessions are a great way to share successes, troubles, and future goals in a comfortable and judgment-free zone. Many patients find it encouraging hearing from others who can empathize with their struggles and journey.

Additional Addiction Services Available

BAART offers the following services to support their patients in addressing needs across all areas of their lives.

  • Case management
  • Relapse prevention tools and education
  • Addiction education
  • Coordinated treatment during pregnancy
  • Referrals to community resources including job and housing assistance
  • STD screening

Our customized approach to treatment ensures that patients are given access to all the tools developed within the BAART treatment programs over the last 40 years that have given thousands a meaningful chance for recovery.

Visit Our Porterville, CA, Clinic

An opioid-free life is achievable with the help and services available at BAART Porterville. All are welcome into our facility regardless of gender, sexual orientation, or cultural identity. All that is needed is identification and payment to start your treatment plan today. Give us a call at 559.853.6222 or use our online contact form.

Contact Information

89 East Mill Avenue
Porterville, CA 93257

Phone: 559.853.6222
Fax: 559.339.2101

Medication Hours

Monday – Friday:
5:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
&
10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday:
6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Holidays:
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Operating Hours

Monday – Friday:
5:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
&
10:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday:
6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Holidays:
6:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Payment Types

  • Anthem Blue Cross of California
  • Private Insurance
  • TriWest (Health Net Federal Services)

Transportation

“I enjoy the friendly staff and their courteous manner. Sometimes I feel as though they really are the only people who really understand and care about my wellbeing. Thank you guys!”
BAART Porterville Patient

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