Bundle up, friends! UCS Healthcare locations (Des Moines, Ankeny) plan to be open today and tomorrow for our regular dosing hours for Medication Assisted Treatment. If you attend one of our medication unit locations (listed below) please check with that location for weather announcements.
BREAKING NEWS: Our Knoxville location (813 N Lincoln Street, Suite 9) will begin dosing Medication Assisted Treatment including Methadone and Suboxone (MAT) tomorrow, Thursday, January 17. Dosing hours are 6:00 - 11:30 a.m., Monday through Friday. Beginning Saturday, February 2, we will add Saturday dosing from 8:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Over the past several years, opioid use disorder has been on the rise across the nation and in Iowa with frequent headlines appearing in the media about overdoses and increases in the usage of prescription painkillers and heroin. Now, UCS Healthcare is taking steps to help patients live a productive life in recovery, thanks to medication units which administer safe, monitored doses of Methadone or Suboxone to alleviate opioid withdrawal symptoms when used as directed in a patient’s therapeutic plan.