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medication-assisted treatment for substance use disorders

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

puzzle piece and a keyMAT is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a whole-patient approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. Research shows that when treating substance-use disorders, a combination of medication and behavioral therapies is most successful.    more...




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Clinical Use of Extended-Release Injectable Naltrexone in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders: A Brief Guide .

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Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment, 2015 (PDF File, 820 kb)




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