Medication-Assisted Treatment and Recovery

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the utilization of prescriptions, in blend with advising and behavioural treatments, to give an "entire patient" way to deal with the treatment of substance use disorder. 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. MAT is basically utilized for the treatment of addiction on opioids, for example, heroin and remedy pain relievers that contain sedatives. The prescribed medication operates to normalize brain chemistry, block the euphoric effects of alcohol and opioids, relieve physiological cravings, and normalize body functions without the negative effects of the abused drug. Prescriptions utilized as a part of MAT are endorsed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and MAT projects are clinically determined and customized to address every patient's issues. Combining medications used in MAT with anxiety treatment medications can be fatal. Types of anxiety treatment medications include derivatives of Benzodiazepine, such as Xanax or valium.

  • Opioid and Alcohol Treatment
  • Counselling and Behavioral Therapies
  • Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
  • Methadone
  • Buprenorphine
  • Probuphine
  • Disulfiram
  • Naltrexone
  • Acamprosate
  • Medication and Education

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