Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Treatment That Can Save Lives
At Coastal Addiction Center we are able to safely and effectively use Medication-Assisted Treatment in appropriate situations. Being able to utilize MAT as another tool to combat alcohol and drug addiction allows us to be one of the most well-rounded drug and alcohol rehabs in Orange County. Here is some more information about Medication-Assisted Treatment at our facility.
What is Medication-Assisted Treatment?
Medication-Assisted Treatment is the application of FDA-Approved medications combined with behavioral therapies to treat addiction and substance abuse.
Studies across the world have shown that in certain cases, utilizing medication-assisted treatment can dramatically lower the mortality rate of addiction and save lives.
Who is Medication-Assisted Treatment For?
Medication-Assisted Treatment is not the best approach in all circumstances. Where MAT really shows it's effectiveness is in the following situations:
Chronic Cases of Relapse (Relapse Prone)
Other Treatments Have Not Worked
Addiction to Substances Notorious for Overdose
Benefits of Medication-Assisted Treatment
Reduces Withdrawal Symptoms
Helps Prevent Cravings
An Effective Solution for Pain Management
Common Medications Used for MAT:
Buprenorphine (Suboxone, Sublocade, Subutex) - READ MORE
Naltrexone (Vivitrol) - READ MORE
Acamprosate Calcium (Campral)
Medication-Assisted Treatment at Coastal Addiction Center:
MAT requires the presence of a medical doctor. Being physician owned and operated, Coastal Addiction Center is able to provide the absolute highest level of care to every client, especially for MAT clients. Our facility has a maximum of six residents at all time. Our specialty is offering extremely personalized care and treatment to each and every individual.