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Minnie Jones Health Center

257 Biltmore Avenue

Asheville, North Carolina 28801

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Tel:  828-285-0622

Fax: 828-285-9831

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8am - 7pm

8am - 7pm

8am - 7pm

8am - 5pm

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This health center  receives HHS funding and has Federal Public Health Service (PHS) deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims, for itself and its covered individuals.

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Project Wellness

Project Wellness: Office Based Opioid Treatment Program

WNCCHS is excited to announce this new service to its established medical patients seeking Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT.) This evidence based opioid agonist treatment will utilize an integrated approach that combines comprehensive primary care along with co-located behavioral health services specific to Office Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT.) Eligibility criteria includes:

 

  • Medically established WNCCHS patient, receiving primary care

  • 18 years or older

  • Not currently pregnant

  • No concurrent misuse of other medications or illicit substances

  • Willingness to sign consents/agreements to program policies, and including but not limited to, release of medical/psychiatric records from prior providers, urine drug screens and other pertinent information

  • Meets DSM 5 criteria for Opioid Use Disorder, Moderate or Severe which can be obtained by a scheduled assessment with WNCCHS Behavioral Health Therapist

  • Meets criteria for OBOT, Level of Care, as determined by assessment with WNCCHS Behavioral Health Therapist

 

Motivated patients are encouraged to speak to their assigned Primary Care Provider regarding interest to engage in OBOT services, their provider will than make referral to behavioral health.

 

Treatment will include Suboxone or buprenorphine/naloxone combination therapy along with weekly behavioral health engagement focused on individual and group support.

 

All eligible WNCCHS patients, irrespective of their insurance status, will be considered. Patient Assistance is available for uninsured patients.