Category: For Family and Friends

What is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)?

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) mixes counseling, behavioral therapies, and FDA-approved medications to treat substance abuse disorders.  Medication-Assisted Treatment utilizes a “whole patient” approach to preventing and treating substance abuse and overdose.   Addiction and the recovery process are complex.  Strong cravings can occur even after successfully completing the detox process.  Though cravings are normal, cravings can…

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