medication assisted treatment for
opioid and alcohol use disorders

Understanding MAT

Medication-assisted treatment

There are many different medications used to treat substance use disorder. Your treatment team will work to create a plan of care that is specific to your recovery plan. Research has shown that combining therapy with medications successfully treats substance use disorders and sustain recovery long term!

Tele Med Clinix is proud to provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) services to our patients. Currently, there are many different medications - such as Suboxone, Vivitrol, and various anti-craving medications - used to treat substance use disorders (SUD).

To select the best medication for you, our care team will schedule an evaluation via telemedicine or in-clinic appointment.

For medication-assisted treatment to be effective, it is important to continue receiving regular mental health treatment from our certified addiction professionals or medical providers.

When used together, these two services have proven to be extremely effective in long-term SUD recovery.

CDC's Key MAT Stats

Young adult’s heroin use more than doubled in the past decade.
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More than 90 percent of people who use heroin also use at least one other drug.
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45 percent of people who use heroin are also addicted to prescription opioid painkillers.
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Jump in consumer adoption of telePrescription opioid drug overdoses increased threefold in three years.health services due to COVID-19


Frequently asked

Tele Med Clinix FDA-approved buprenorphine products approved for the treatment of opioid use include:

  • Sublocade (buprenorphine extended‐release) injection for subcutaneous use
  • Suboxone (buprenorphine and naloxone) sublingual film for sublingual or buccal use, or sublingual tablet.

The Tele Med Clinix FDA-approved naltrexone products approved for the treatment of opioid dependence include:

  • Vivitrol (naltrexone for extended-release injectable suspension) intramuscular

When people become dependent on opioids. Such as the common prescription of Codeine, Fentanyl, Hydrocodone, Morphine, or Oxycodone. They feel sick when there are no or fewer opioids in the body.
This sickness is known as withdrawal. Along with intense cravings, withdrawal is an anchor of opioid addiction, and can make recovery very difficult.
By helping to reduce cravings and withdrawal, MAT can help the brain heal. You or your loved one can focus on returning to your life activities and relationships in a healthier and safer way. without opioids getting in the way.
In addition to medications to help cravings and withdrawal. Our treatment approach will also include therapy or counseling to address behavioral issues.
This level of mental health care supports your recovery and help prevent relapse. Therapy is especially effective for young adults to address their SUD. Along with other issues that often affect those who are at risk, such as mental health problems.

A lot of people first use opioids when they are prescribed to them following an injury or routine procedure. Like the removal of wisdom teeth.

Common prescription opioids include Codeine, for example, Tylenol with Codeine. Sometimes Fentanyl, Hydrocodone such as Vicodin or Lorcet. Or Morphine and Oxycodone routinely prescribed as Percocet or OxyContin.

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For your safety, we are following strict COVID-19 standards. Offering solely Telemedicine – Telehealth options. We will be opening for in person appointments later this year.

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