Medicated-Assisted Treatment in Phoenix, Arizona

When someone thinks about rehab, it’s common to start thinking about how difficult the first steps on the road to healing might be. We’re here to help you overcome these doubts, worries, and fears. At Direct2Recovery, we are passionate about overcoming addiction. And one of the ways we can do this is by offering medicated-assisted treatment (MAT). 

Medicated-Assisted Treatment

What is Medicated-Assisted Treatment?

Medicated-assisted treatment is an approach that treats substance dependencies, such as alcohol or drugs, as in our treatment for fentanyl. In this type of treatment, FDA-approved medications help with cravings and withdrawal symptoms. But it’s not just medication alone; we will also offer you counseling and support services that will help you address the root causes of your dependencies and empower you to make positive changes in your life.

What to Expect at our MAT Program

What to Expect at our MAT Program

At Direct2Recovery, we care about your well-being and recovery. Here, we offer a personalized and effective MAT program that can suit your unique needs. Our program includes treatment options such as medication management, counseling, and holistic support. You can expect a thorough assessment of your situation to determine the best treatment for you. We are happy to work with you to help create a treatment plan that aligns with your goals for lasting recovery.

Benefits of Medicated-Assisted Treatment

  1. Reduced Cravings: We will help you reduce your cravings for substances, so you can have a more stable and controlled recovery journey.
  2. Withdrawal Symptom Relief: We will provide you with medications that will ease your withdrawal symptoms, so you can detoxify more comfortably.
  3. Lower Risk of Relapse: We will address both the physical and psychological aspects of your addiction, so you can have a lower risk of relapsing.
  4. Comprehensive Support: We will offer you a holistic approach at Direct2Recovery, combining medication management with counseling and support services for a well-rounded recovery experience.
  5. Increased Treatment Engagement: We will assist you with medications that will make it easier for you to engage in counseling and other therapeutic components of your recovery plan.

Get Help Today with Direct2Recovery

You deserve to recover and heal from your addiction. Among our programs, MAT is a tool that makes your journey into a happier future possible. As a team of humane and dedicated professionals, we will guide you through every stage of your recovery, from assessment to admission to a customized MAT plan that meets your unique needs. You will experience freedom and support in a safe and understanding environment, where you can grow and thrive. Contact us today and let us help you take the first step towards lasting recovery.

FAQs About MAT

MAT stands for “medicated-assisted treatment,” while SUD refers to “substance use disorder.” MAT employs medication along with counseling and support services to help you cope and recover from substance abuse. SUD covers different kinds of challenges you may face as a consequence of the use of addictive substances.

The three main types of medications we use in MAT are:

  • Methadone: reduces your cravings and withdrawal symptoms
  • Buprenorphine: blocks the effects of other opioids, lowering the risk of overdose
  • Naltrexone: prevents you from feeling high if you use opioids again

The three main types of medications we use in MAT are:

  • Methadone: reduces your cravings and withdrawal symptoms
  • Buprenorphine: blocks the effects of other opioids, lowering the risk of overdose
  • Naltrexone: prevents you from feeling high if you use opioids again

The components of MAT are two: medication and supportive care. First, we help you overcome the symptoms of withdrawal and handle cravings so you can quit the substance and begin recovery. Working with you, we’ll find the medication that adjusts best to your needs. At the same time, with our ongoing supportive care we’ll addresses the underlying issues contributing to the disease like feelings of low self-worth, an unstable environment at home, and relationships with other substance users.

You may think that MAT is only for opioid addiction, but that is not the case. Medicated assisted treatment for alcohol use disorder is also possible, and other substance use like opioid can be treated too. The medication we use depends on the specific substance you are struggling with.

There is no fixed time for how long we support you with MAT. It depends on your individual progress and treatment goals. Some individuals may stay on MAT for a long time, while others may slowly reduce their medication under medical supervision. We respect your pace and preferences, and we are here to support you throughout your recovery.

It is understandable having concerns about a substance abuse treatment that includes medication. MAT is safe and effective when prescribed and monitored by healthcare professionals who are experienced in addiction treatment. The benefits of lowering the risks associated with untreated addiction often outweigh potential risks. We care about your health and safety, and we are here to guide you through your treatment.

Having goals and pursuing them is advantageous for people that are in the path toward recovery. MAT is a flexible program that allows you to attend school or go to work while treatment is underway. 

We assure you that MAT is not a substitute addiction. The medications we use in MAT are carefully prescribed and monitored to help you manage your addiction and achieve stable, controlled recovery. We are here to help you overcome your addiction, not to replace it.

If you are battling a substance abuse disorder while being pregnant, and are worried about the safety of MAT for your baby to come, you can rest assured that our medicated-assisted treatment can be safe and beneficial for you and your unborn child. That is why, with the well-being of both you and your little one in mind, we will carefully chose a medication for your treatment plan with the help of your doctor.

Absolutely, counseling is an essential part of MAT. It helps you deal with the emotional challenges of addiction, gives you tools to cope, and supports your overall recovery. We believe that medication and counseling work better together to improve the outcomes of MAT.

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