Medication-Assisted Treatment - Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

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USA Creator: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Available for: Desktop Last reviewed: 02/10/2018

Review: Provides a comprehensive overview of the use of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of substance disorders, particularly heroin and alcohol addiction interventions. Strong support for, advocacy and training is offered for medical professionals in being upskilled in combination medical/counselling treatments. Access to clinical guidelines, research data and US legislation criteria related to the pharmacotherapy treatment of addiction. There are also resources and publications including, a very good PDF publication for families and friends - "Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction: Facts for Families and Friends". 

Tags: Advocacy, Alcohol, Clinical guidelines, Comorbidity, Consumers, Counselling, Education, Families, Heroin, Information, Medical, Mental health, Pharmacotherapy, Professionals, Rehab