MAT helps you stop using opioids with lowest relapse rates and minimal physical discomfort.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. It is also important to address other health conditions during treatment.
Suboxone maintenance helps people stay in recovery by reducing opioid-related symptoms and cravings after the acute detoxification period ends.
Also known as Buprenorphine/naloxone, Suboxone is a prescription medicine used to treat opioid addiction in adults and is part of a complete treatment program that also includes counseling and behavioral therapy.
When taken as prescribed is safe and effective. Buprenorphine has unique pharmacological properties that help:
– Diminish the effects of physical dependency to opioids, such as withdrawal symptoms and cravings
– Increase safety in cases of overdose
– Lower the potential for misuse