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What Is Medication-Assisted Treatment?

A significant development in treating some substance use disorders (SUDs) has been discovering that certain medications can help curb cravings. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) combines therapy and medication to support recovery and avoid relapse. Currently approved for use in alcohol and opioid use disorders, MAT can make a big difference in your recovery.At CeDAR, we offer…

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Why a Medication-Assisted Treatment Program Could Be Right for You

Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) has had a profound effect on the lives of countless people suffering from an alcohol use disorder (AUD) or opioid use disorder (OUD). MAT refers to medication in combination with psychotherapy, a powerfully effective treatment supporting a safe and successful recovery journey. MAT has helped many people find sobriety and lead healthier,…