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Idea from Lindsey Newman

Title

Can You Treat Addiction With Medication?

Summary

Can you treat addiction with medication? The answer is, absolutely - as long as the addiction in question is either alcohol or opiates. Medication-assisted treatment (or MAT) is the leading treatment for opiate drugs, and it’s gaining traction in alcohol treatment as well. Here’s an overview on MAT, including the different drugs used, side effects, and what to expect from the MAT process.

Author

Lindsey Newman

Industry Category

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Keywords

  • Medication-assisted treatment
  • mat
  • can you treat addiction with medication
  • addiction treatment
  • substance abuse treatment
  • Links

  • https://americanaddictioncenters.org/addiction-medications