Medication-Assisted Treatment

Medication-Assisted Treatment

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT), is an approach that combines medication and with behavioral therapy and counselling, it is particularly effective in treating opioid and alcohol abuse, although it can be beneficial for other substance abuse disorders. This treatment can will help the individual focus on their recovery.


Medication Management: - Medications like methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone can help reduce withdrawal symptoms by lessen cravings, commonly used in opioid addiction.


Naltrexone, acamprosate, and disulfiram are commonly used in alcohol abuse. They help to reduce alcohol cravings, discourage drinking and help manage withdrawal symptoms.


Benefits of Medication-Assisted treatment:

• Reduced Cravings and Withdrawal Symptoms

• Increased Treatment Retention

• Lower Risk of Relapse

• Improved Overall Health

• Enhanced Quality of Life