Hello, I am Monique Sheppard and I would like to introduce myself as the Executive Director of Buprenorphine Services of Monroe County.  I entered the addictions field in 2003.  Over the years, I have been granted the opportunity to assist individuals in their recovery process while they reached their goals despite the challenges they faced.  Seeing individuals fight for and achieve their goals is a rewarding experience.  The staff of Buprenorphine Services of Monroe County also have a number of years of experience within the field which allows us to provide quality treatment services.  My staff and I look forward to assisting you on your road to recovery.

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What is Suboxone?

Suboxone is a treatment for dependence on opiate drugs such as heroin, morphine, codeine, or oxycodone. The active ingredient in Suboxone, buprenorphine hydrochloride, works to reduce the strong cravings of addiction while also reducing the discomfort of withdrawal symptoms.

How quickly can I get help?

Right away. You can contact us right now by email, using the form available on each Suboxone Center’s contact page.  If you are contacting us after hours, your email will be received and responded to within 24 hours.

Buprenorphine hydrochloride

Buprenorphine hydrochloride, the active ingredient in Suboxone, works to reduce the strong cravings of addiction to opiates while also reducing the discomforts of withdrawal symptoms.