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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. (2020) Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Covid-19 resources. URL: https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatme...

URL: https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatme...


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.

 - Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) Guidance (March 16, 2020) (PDF | 223 KB)

 - Sample OTP COVID-19 FAQs (PDF |334 KB)

 - The Notification of Enforcement Discretion on Telehealth Remote Communications

 - DEA Information on Telemedicine (PDF | 103 KB)

 - Use of Telemedicine While Providing Medication-Assisted Treatment (PDF | 150 KB)

 - DEA Diversion Control Division COVID-19 Information

 - Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak (PDF | 483 KB)

 - TAP 34: Disaster Planning Handbook for Behavioral Health Treatment Programs

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