Each patient receives a comprehensive and individualized treatment plan that combines evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy as well as MAT. Our clinic prescribes liquid Methadone as a MAT treatment option.
Methadone is a long and slow-acting opioid that is used to treat dependency on heroin, fentanyl, and opioid drugs by reducing cravings and withdrawals. When taken as prescribed, Methadone is safe and effective in helping sustain recovery and maintain meaningful lives.
Your individualized treatment plan with Methadone will provide you a daily dose administered at the clinic with the ability to earn take-home doses over time after a period of established stability, so that you do not have to make a trip to the clinic every day.
Research demonstrates that people who consistently adhere to Methadone treatment partake in less risky behaviors and less criminal activity than they would have while dependent on non-medically monitored opioids. The National Institute on Drug Abuse recommends that Methadone treatment should last a minimum of one year. However, some patients may require long-term maintenance.
Methadone must be monitored by well-trained, qualified medical staff at a SAMHSA-certified treatment program to be most effective and not be abused. Methadone must not be taken with alcohol or other opioid-based substances as it can lead to severe symptoms including death. While taking Methadone, it is important to follow instructions provided by the clinic as well as to let someone know that you are taking Methadone. We also recommend carrying a card for medical personnel to know about your treatment and to carry Naloxone (Narcan) in case of overdose.
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