Medication Assisted Treatment

Avatar Medication Assisted Therapy is well-known for substance abuse detox therapies. Whether you seek alcohol addiction treatment for yourself or your loved ones, you have arrived at the right location! We assure safe, reliable, and medication assisted therapy.

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Medication-Assisted Treatment in NJ for Substance Abuse Disorders

Avatar Medication Assisted Therapy Treatment for substance use disorders. Medication-Assisted Treatment or MAT uses specific medications to help relieve withdrawal symptoms, reduce cravings, normalize the brain’s chemistry and block out the euphoric effects of the substance. There are several approved medications to treat alcohol and drug use disorders. Medications used for MAT are evidence-based treatment options and do not just substitute one drug for another. MAT combined with counseling and behavioral treatment provides a whole client approach to treatment for substance use disorders. Medication-assisted treatment has been proven to help many people struggling with addiction maintain long-term recovery.

MAT and Detox

What is Medication-Assisted Treatment?

The American Medical Association (AMA) recommended an innovative approach called Medication-Assisted Treatment or MAT to curb the mortality rates due to drug overdoses. Medication-Assisted Treatment for addiction uses FDA-approved medicines and behavioral therapies to help patients cleanse their bodies from toxic drugs and normalize their body functions. With the support of certified and expert medical treatment assistants, patients will find the right path to recovery. Individual and group Medication-Assisted Treatment sessions are made available to address their drug dependency issues holistically.

Addiction Management

Medications Used in MAT

Medically-assisted treatment in New Jersey at Avatar helps patients manage their addictions by understanding and treating their addiction’s root cause. At Avatar, the accessibility of Medication-Assisted Treatment increases patients’ survival rates and ensures proper care and support to prevent relapses. The medication types of Medication-Assisted Treatment are different to treat different addictions. Also, various medication therapies are used to treat other substance use disorders. Medications like buprenorphine, methadone, and naltrexone are used to treat opioid dependency to opioids such as morphine, heroin, and codeine, as well as semi-synthetic opioids like oxycodone and hydrocodone. Medication such as naltrexone aids in weakening the cravings for alcohol, managing withdrawal symptoms, and the psychological struggles that patients face during their detox phase. These medication therapies should all be used in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies.

Understanding Treatment

Treating Addictions with MAT

Avatar Medication-Assisted Treatment in NJ works on a holistic approach for treatment that brilliantly blends medication and behavioral therapies to treat people struggling with substance abuse and creates opportunities to start a new life. Medication-Assisted Treatment in NJ effectively treats and controls alcohol use disorder and opioid use disorders.

Benefits of MAT

  • Considerably increases the chances of patient survival.
  • Constantly supervised and supported by the health care team
  • Poses no threat to the intelligence and mental abilities of patients
  • More engagement and improved retention rates among patients
  • Prevent opioid overdose
  • Benefits the patient’s overall mental health

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