Medication Assisted Treatment

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT), including opioid treatment programs (OTPs), combines behavioral therapy and medications to treat substance use disorders. New research has shown that medications are effective treatments for opioid use disorder with or without...

Methadone

A synthetic opioid medication used to reduce withdrawal and post-acute withdrawal symptoms and is often used as a mid- to long-term opioid use disorder medication for helping stabilize and facilitate recovery among those suffering from opioid use disorders.

Titration

Titration is the progressive or gradual increase in drug dosage to reach an optimal therapeutic outcome.

Treatment

The management and care of a patient to combat a disease or disorder. Can take the form of medicines, procedures, or counseling and psychotherapy.