What is Medication Assisted Treatment? MAT for Substance Use Disorders & Addiction Treatment

What is Medication Assisted Treatment? MAT for Substance Use Disorders & Addiction Treatment

Medication assisted treatment, or MAT is a treatment for addiction that utilizes FDA approved medications to ease cravings and withdrawal symptoms for someone who is trying to quit using drugs or alcohol. These medications include naloxone, buprenorphine and Suboxone. They are used in conjunction with individual and group therapy sessions, including cognitive behavioral therapy and […]