open menu close menu

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

Addiction to opioids, including both prescribed pain medication and heroin, is at epidemic levels in the United States. Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction combines medication with behavioral health services and has been proven to save lives and increase recovery rates. Still, today only 1 in 10 of those who need help with treatment for substance use can access MAT. CHCF is working to increase access to MAT. Learn more about this lifesaving treatment with these key resources:

  1. Recovery Within Reach: Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Addiction Comes to Primary Care
  2. Buprenorphine: Everything You Need to Know (PDF)
  3. Emergency Care for the Opioid Epidemic: Leaders Discuss Medication-Assisted Treatment in the ED