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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:


  • Heroin/Opioid Addiction

  • 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

  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)

  • 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.


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