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.
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