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Medication Assisted Treatment, Opioid Misuse, Opioid Use, Treatment, Video
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Opioid Misuse, Opioid Use, Treat, treatment
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This Treatment Can Help Curb the Opioid Epidemic – Video

Opioid use disorder is a complex brain disease, but it’s often viewed as a moral failing, which can keep people from accessing treatment. The most effective therapy is medication-assisted treatment (MAT), which combines FDA-approved medications with behavioral therapy. Here’s how MAT can help people manage their disease—a critical step toward recovery and reducing the risk of overdose.


The most effective therapy is medication-assisted treatment (MAT), which combines FDA-approved medications with behavioral therapy. Here’s how MAT can help people manage their disease—a critical step toward recovery and reducing the risk of overdose.