Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) or Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) is an evidence-based approach to treating opioid addiction. It involves the use of medications such as Suboxone, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a comprehensive approach to addiction treatment. Suboxone is a medication that contains both buprenorphine and naloxone, which work together to reduce opioid cravings and withdrawal symptoms, providing moments of clarity. Medication management is an essential component of MAT/MOUD, which involves monitoring patients’ medication use and adjusting dosages as needed to ensure the best possible outcomes. Counseling and behavioral therapies are also critical components of MAT/MOUD, as they help individuals address the underlying issues that may have contributed to their addiction and learn strategies for relapse prevention. MAT/MOUD has been shown to be highly effective in reducing opioid use, improving treatment retention, and decreasing the risk of overdose. Sacopee Valley Health Center has provided behavioral health services,
including substance use treatment, for teens and adults since the 1980s. Recovery is possible at SVHC.
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Disease Concept of Alcohol & Drug Addiction
Slides from SVHC’s community presentation, “Hope for Families: Seeking Support in all the Right Places” on May 31, 2018, as presented by Dr. Mark Publicker, Board Certified Addiction Medicine Specialist.