Cross Valley Health & Medicine may implement Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) which is the use of medications*, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies to provide a “whole patient” approach for treating substance abuse. Medications used in Cross Valley Health & Medicine's MAT Program are Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved - which makes them safe enough to be clinically effective to help treat your addiction. In addition, there's been significant research showing how it benefits those seeking help from their addiction, and helps decrease the rate of relapse. Learn more about a typical MAT Program from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
When the reoccurring use of alcohol and/or drugs significantly impacts your daily activities and relationships with other people, it may be time to consider looking into Cross Valley Health & Medicine's Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program. Cross Valley Health & Medicine practitioners are committed to helping you through your recovery journey. Please continue reading to learn more about how our MAT Program operates.
MAT MedicationsThe Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved several medications to treat alcohol abuse and opioid use disorder (OUD). These medications may relieve the withdrawal symptoms and psychological cravings when chemical imbalances occur within your body. MAT-specific medications act as a substitute for alcohol and opioids in a controlled environment. Below are some of the commonly used MAT medications: