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Paul Bonucci, MD, is Expanding His Substance Abuse Legacy with Help

March 14, 2019

On March 8, 2019, the Bureau County Republican published an article about the Prompt Care efforts to treat regional substance abuse.  Read the full article.

When Dr. Bonucci started Prompt Care, he had no plans to offer substance abuse services.  He quickly realized that substance abuse was a significant community problem, with little help available to those in need.

Two years ago, Dr. Bonucci pursued certification in Suboxone, which lessens withdrawal affects for
patients attempting to overcome addictions.  It did not take long to reach his maximum patient load for Suboxone treatment.  Now the effort has grown.  Cory Kramer, FNP at Perry Memorial Prompt Care has since also received certification in Suboxone and is training one-on-one with Dr. Bonucci to develop treatment plans for new patients and grow his own patient load.

In February, Ariel Pozzi, LCSW started assisting at Prompt Care two days a week.  Research has shown that combining counseling with Suboxone significantly reduces the risk of patients “falling off the wagon” again.

Dr. Bonucci recently received a new certification in Addiction Medicine from the American Board of
Preventive Medicine.  He also holds a certification from the American Board of Emergency Medicine. 

Prompt Care is a great example of Perry striving to meet the needs of the community!

On March 8, 2019, the Bureau County Republican published an article about the Prompt Care efforts to treat regional substance abuse.  Read the full article.