Addiction affects millions of people in the United States. Without treatment, people living with substance abuse or addiction face a range of serious consequences to their physical and mental health, legal and financial health, and relationships.  People often face barriers to getting the care they need to overcome addiction. Some…
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a form of addiction treatment that combines the use of medication, counseling, and behavioral therapies. The medications that are used in MAT help reduce the severity of withdrawal symptoms and drug cravings.  While medication-assisted treatment has received controversy in the past, this type of addiction treatment…