Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) 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 a combination of medication and therapy can successfully treat these disorders, and for some people struggling with addiction, MAT can help sustain recovery. Learn about many of the substance use disorders that MAT is designed to address. More about MAT Treatment...
The intake appointment will help determine if you’re appropriate for this program.
How to Receive MAT Treatment
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Contact the HSA MAT Team
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