MEDICALLY ASSISTED TREATMENT

Jason Good in Drug Rehab
February 11, 2021

New Approach for Methamphetamine Addiction Shows Less Than Promising Results

Currently, medication-assisted treatment is used in the treatment of opioids and alcohol. There are no approved MAT protocols for other drugs, but that hasn’t kept some from trying to find new ways to treat addiction to one substance with another despite little evidence of efficacy.

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Jason Good in Drug Rehab
January 20, 2021

Suboxone: Still A Wonderful Failure

Read more about why medication assisted treatment isn't always the best option for opioid addiction. Opinions on MAT vary, but abstinence-based treatments may be the best bet for long-term sobriety.

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Jason Good in News
November 15, 2020

Article Touts New Approach and Misses the Point

Contingency management is a system where drug users and alcoholics can get monetary rewards for participating in treatment practices, going to therapy, and passing drug screens. Some treatment providers have started offering the program through a phone app, where patients can acquire up to $600 over the period of a year.

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Jason Good in Drug Rehab
November 5, 2020

Drug Withdrawal Fears Calmed Without Replacement Drugs

When a drug user has finally had enough of living one high to the next, detox and treatment is the only viable option. The "Catch-22" is that while they need to get off the drugs to save their lives, detoxing is terrifying and seems impossible to do without the help of replacement drugs.

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