doctor explaining the benefits of a mat program in new jersey

3 Benefits of Medication-Assisted Treatment

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) refers to using federally approved medications to help treat substance use disorders, specifically opioid and alcohol addictions. While still controversial, recent research indicates that carefully monitored MAT is highly effective as part of a comprehensive, individualized approach to addiction treatment. This combination of interventions helps address addiction’s physical, psychological, social, and emotional…