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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. [SAMHSA, US] (2020) Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Covid-19 resources. Rockville, MD: SAMHSA.

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Medicated-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of US FDA-approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a "whole-patient" approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.

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Item Type:Evidence resource
Drug Type:Opioid
Intervention Type:AOD disorder, AOD disorder drug therapy, AOD disorder treatment method, AOD disorder harm reduction
Source:SAMHSA, US
Date:March 2020
Publisher:SAMHSA
Corporate Creators:Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Place of Publication:Rockville, MD
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Subjects:G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Viral disease
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance replacement method (substitution)
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance replacement method (substitution) > Methadone maintenance
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Patient care management
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Treatment factors
VA Geographic area > United States

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