Medication Assisted Treatment for Heroin-Opioid Abuse

You CAN get your life back. There is help. There is hope.

Mary’s Center offers Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for heroin-opioid abuse, so you can find your way to freedom.

We use Suboxone as a key part of our MAT program to help you reduce and then stop substance abuse.

Suboxone has been clinically proven to be a safe and effective treatment option for people who are struggling with opioid addiction.

Patients who have used Suboxone have reported experiencing a decrease in cravings for continued opioid use and diminished withdrawal symptoms.

 Our services include:

  • Suboxone
  • Care Coordination Services
  • Risk Reduction Interventions
  • Education
  • Referrals to Mental Health, Medical and Social Services

What to expect:

When you decide to try Medication-Assisted Treatment, the first steps are:

  • You will meet with a doctor or medical staff member for an assessment. We will gather your medical history, review clinic protocols and requirements.
  • We do not prescribe Suboxone during the first visit or to patients who are taking benzodiapezines or stimulants (prescription or illicit).
  • You will be scheduled for 2 to 3 visits per week as your dose is adjusted. After that, you will have weekly to biweekly visits, eventually reducing to monthly visits.
  • You will need to have a plan in place to pay for Suboxone (Medicaid, Medicare, cash or private insurance).

Who to contact:

For more confidential information, please call:

Maria Paige (Addiction Specialist-Care Coordinator)

202-545-8047 (office) or 202-823-0322 (cell phone)

Maria works with clients struggling with substance abuse and anger management issues. She is a strong advocate for access to appropriate and affordable treatment for substance use, and reducing the stigma and discrimination associated with the disease. Maria, who is bilingual in English and Spanish, enjoys engaging people in the process of positive change. She has a Recovery Coach Certificate and a Business degree.

Call today and start your journey towards recovery and freedom!


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