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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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The revised draft of Federal Guidelines for Opioid Treatment, 2013 (PDF File, 104 kb)




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