Is it Possible to Get Methadone In Thailand?

I’m often asked by people is it possible to get methadone in
Thailand?

Methadone in Thailand has been decreasing in it’s popularity to use as an opioid replacement drug. There are several outlets for methadone in Bangkok, Pattaya and Chiang Mai.

My advice for anyone traveling to Thailand who is currently using a level of methadone they physically depend on is to bring enough supply with them for the duration of their stay or bring enough so they can successfully detox safely.

As it stands presently suboxone and subutex are not currently licensed for usage in Thailand. They have not been approved by the FDA of Thailand. They can be obtained under prescription from neighboring countries by a fully licensed doctor.

For more support on this matter please contact me personally.

Published by Dylan Kerr BA ACAT FDAP DipHE MBABCP

Mr Dylan Kerr Addictions Counselor Bachelors in Clinical Counseling (Hons) Advanced Certified Addictions Therapist Member of the British Association for Behaviour and Cognitive Psychotherapist Member of the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners HeDip Health-care HeDip Psychology of Addiction Dip Counselling Diploma in Arts Therapy Diploma in Transactional Analysis CSAT III Dylan Kerr is a Certified Substance Abuse Therapist who is qualified in Counseling, Psychology of addiction from Leeds University and Healthcare from Birmingham City University. Dylan Kerr has been a senior Therapist at the River Rehab, Lead Therapist at Lanna Rehab in Chiang Mai and Head Counselor of Hope Rehab in Siracha. As well as working in Thailand for 7 years, Dylan has also been the on-tour counsellor for the the Rock band ‘The Libertines’. Dylan is now resident counsellor at an Asian rehab. Dylan has experience of working within the music industry supporting acts in therapeutic needs. As well as working around the world Dylan has over 13 years experience delivering substance use disorder treatment at various agencies around the UK. He is skilled in motivational interviewing, CBT, RET and guidance around 12 step philosophies. Dylan has worked with a broad client base and establish the rapport needed to effect change and sustainable progression. Dylan wishes to start this blog to help educate people on his observations within this field and debate the nature of work in the addictions field.

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