Medication Assisted Treatment

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Medication Assisted Treatment for Alcohol

Medication Assisted Treatment for Alcohol Most of the adults in the United States have at least one alcoholic beverage throughout their life. However, research shows that around 16 millions adults and adolescents have an alcohol addiction. The definition of excessive drinking or alcohol addiction is: Binge drinking (drinking 4 or 5 drinks in 2 hours …

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Myths and Facts about Medication Assisted Treatment

Myths and Facts about Medication Assisted Treatment

Simply put, Medication-Assisted Treatment, or MAT, consists of a combination of medication and therapeutic counseling. This method has been a staple of drug and alcohol treatment since the 1960s. It’s often misunderstood and sometimes maligned. Historically, it was most commonly used for opioid addiction. But it has also proven effective for alcoholism and other chemical dependency …

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