Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Medication Assisted Treatment is the use of medication in substance abuse treatment to assist clinicians with step down from withdrawal symptoms from opioids and alcohol. There is a plethora of information on the web regarding MAT and it’s use in treatment as well as which medications can and are used. For more information please see the links below.

http://store.samhsa.gov/shin/content/SMA09-4443/SMA09-4443.pdf

http://dmh.mo.gov/ada/provider/MedicationAssistedTreatment.htm

http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/ondcp/recovery/medication_assisted_treatment_9-21-20121.pdf

http://www.ncadd.org/index.php/get-help/medication-a-recovery/157-ncadds-consumer-guide-to-medication-assisted-recovery

http://www.niatx.net/PDF/NIATx-MAT-Toolkit.pdf