Operation PAR is helping individuals and families overcome opioid addiction in Sarasota County. Our programs offer effective treatment strategies including FDA approved medication-assisted treatment (MAT) that include methadone, buprenorphine, and extended-release naltrexone (Vivitrol) teamed with counseling services. Our professional staff are here to help and are located in your neighborhood.
Before You Go
Planning your visit to Operation PAR ahead of time can help you receive the best treatment possible. Learn more about our operating hours, location, and contact information to make arriving for your appointment easier.
Our Sarasota County offices are open Monday-Friday 5:00 am - 12:00 pm and Saturday and Sunday 5:30 am - 11:00 am. Our hours might differ for holidays, so please call ahead to make sure we are open if you are unsure.
No appointment is necessary for a screening, where one of our staff members will evaluate your situation to determine if our program best suits your needs. If you meet the eligibility requirements, our staff will schedule a doctor’s appointment within 24-72 hours of your visit for a physical exam.
Use this address to find our Operation PAR offices in Sarasota:
6124 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34231
Our Sarasota offices are located just off Tamiami Trail. We are about five miles south of Downtown Sarasota, just north of Clark Road. There is plenty of parking available for patients in the lot, so you don’t have to worry about parking on the street or paying to park.
There are multiple SCAT bus stops nearby, and patients can check the bus schedule on the Sarasota County government website to find your ideal route. Keep in mind that some routes change seasonally, and there may not be service on holidays. Checking the bus schedule ahead of time can help you arrive before we close for the day.
Sarasota County Medication Assisted Patient Services (MAPS)
The Sarasota County MAPS program provides FDA approved medications for opiate addiction including methadone, buprenorphine, and long-acting naltrexone (Vivitrol), Methadone maintenance, counseling and medical services. HIV risk assessment to opiate-addicted clients are also provided.
Operation PAR's MAPS have a proven track record of improving the quality of life for patients.
All patients who qualify for treatment receive the following:
Physical Examination and Laboratory Workup
In-depth Assessment of their Life Systems (Biopsychosocial Assessment)
Individualized Treatment Plan
Regular Counseling by Trained Staff
Specialized Treatment for Pregnant Women
All of our treatment centers, including our Sarasota MAPS program are CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited. CARF is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of health and human services which evaluates treatment and rehabilitation centers to make sure they offer safe and high-quality care.
Operation PAR offers MAPS treatment in seven counties on the West Coast of Florida, beginning in Hernando County to the north and working south to Lee County.
If you have any questions regarding your treatment at Operation PAR or want to talk with one of our MAPS specialists, contact us at 888-PAR-NEXT (888-727-6398). You can also learn more about our Services online or complete our online contact form and someone will reach out to you within 24-48 hours.
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