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Common Myths About Drugs

 Pop culture, societal acceptance, social media, and the entertainment industry have all contributed to myths about drugs, leading to a significant increase in overdoses, addictions, and substance abuse. With all the misinformation in the mainstream media, it isn’t easy to separate the myths from the truth. Teenagers and adults who continue to use drugs and…

medically assisted treatment man with pill bottle

What is Medication-Assisted Treatment?

As the name suggests, Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medication—often in combination with behavioral therapies—to treat addiction. This involves using medications like Suboxone, Methadone, Vivitrol or others to block some of the effects of addictive substances, prevent withdrawal symptoms, or reduce cravings. Medication-Assisted Treatment is most often used for Opioid Use Disorder or…