United States of America

Methadone/Buprenorphine Treatment:

Most U.S. methadone clinics and buprenorphine (Subutex®, Suboxone®) prescribing physicians are listed on the internet (see URLs below). If you need any further advice we would recommend you contact NAMA or one of their US chapters or affiliates:

National Alliance of Methadone Advocates (N.A.M.A.)
435 Second Avenue
New York, NY 10010
Phone/Fax: +1 212 5956262
Email: nama.info@gmail.com


The National Alliance Of Advocates For Buprenorphine Treatment


The American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) has developed useful "Guidelines for Guest Medication":


Importation of Methadone/Buprenorphine/Codeine: not clarified

Regulations have changed. Until we are able to present up-to-date info on this page we strongly advise travellers to contact the customs department of the local US Embassy.

Any comments and additional information greatly appreciated.
Please address all correspondence to:

Ralf Gerlach
Bremer Platz 18-20
48155 Münster
Phone: +49 2571-582765 or +49 251-60123 (please note the different codes)
Fax: +49 251-666580
Email: INDROeV@t-online.de

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(This page last revised and updated November 3, 2009)