Medication Assisted Treatment for Substance Abuse

providing evidence-based support

We offer a wide array of evidenced based treatments that includes Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT).

There are lots of benefits of MAT for those who struggle with staying free of opioid use.

Benefits Include:

Increased survival from overdose

Increased retention in treatment

Decreased criminal activity

Group and individual therapy sessions

Decreased illicit drug use

Increased ability to gain & maintain employment

What is Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT)?

Medication Assisted Therapy (MAT) is the use of medication, in combination with counseling and behavior therapies, to successfully treat substance use disorders.

MAT is primarily used for addiction to opioids such as heroin and prescription painkillers that contain opiates.

treatment for drug & alcohol addiction

There are also MAT medications for use in treating alcohol addiction. The MAT prescribed medications act to normalize brain chemistry, block the euphoric effects of opioids and alcohol, relieve cravings and stabilize body functions without the negative effects of the abused drug.

safe & controlled

MAT programs provide a safe and controlled level of medication to overcome the use of an opioid or the dependency on alcohol. Methadone, Buprenorphine and Naltrexone are used to treat opioid dependence. Disulfiram, Acamprosate and Naltrexone are commonly used to treat alcohol use disorders.

clarifying
misconceptions

A common misperception associated with Medication Assisted Treatment is that it is substituting one drug for another. Instead, these medications relieve the withdrawal symptoms and the psychological cravings that cause the addictive chemical imbalances in the body.

what to expect in medicated assisted treatment

A common misperception associated with Medication Assisted Treatment is that it is substituting one drug for another. Instead, these medications relieve the withdrawal symptoms and the psychological cravings that cause the addictive chemical imbalances in the body.

We Accept Most Major Insurance Carriers

Once you have submitted the verification form, if you still have questions about insurance and payment at Plum Creek Recovery Ranch, don’t hesitate to reach out.

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Why Choose Plum Creek Recovery Ranch?

If You’re Ready to Heal, We’re Ready to Help.