Auburn, a city in Gwinnett and Barrow counties, had a population estimated at 7,614 as of 2018. Opioid addiction is a situation that has cut through large and small cities, which means Auburn could be home to some people experiencing it. Auburn has seen some increase in population in recent times. Its total area of 17.56 km² of which 0.39% is water means Auburn may never be home to hundreds of thousands of people but those who want to treat opioid use disorder may walk into any methadone clinic Auburn GA for treatment. Methadone clinics specialize in the dispensing of medication for medically treated substance use disorder. Some methadone clinics in Georgia may offer additional social and medical services, however. Methadone is one of the three approved drugs by the Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of opioid addiction. It is a safe agonist that reduces craving and blunts the psychological effects of opioids in the body. Methadone could last up to 36 hours but some patients may need more doses within those hours. Methadone is tailored for individuals. The medication-assisted treatment professional considers the complete health history of the program enrollee and other factors before dispensing medication. Usually, methadone is combined with counseling and psychosocial support for effect.