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Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of medications, in combination with therapy, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of opioid addiction. MAT is designed to provide clients the opportunity to stabilize from opiate use disorder and further engage in the recovery process.
Our program is an office-based, outpatient treatment service for adults over the age of 18. This model of opioid agonist treatment seeks to integrate the treatment of opioid addiction into general medical and psychiatric care. We work very closely with case management and outpatient therapy to offer comprehensive care to our clients.
This program seeks to improve the systems for addiction treatment and substance abuse prevention for Wabanaki people and address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment (MAT) using one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD); Eliminate opioid overdose related deaths through the provision of prevention, treatment and/or recovery activities for OUD; Reduce the impact of opioids and contribute to a comprehensive response to the opioid epidemic; training, distribution of naloxone.
An office-based MAT service, based on an integrated care delivery model provided by a team of providers focused on whole-person treatment, this service includes, but is not limited to, counseling, care coordination, medication-assisted treatment, peer recovery support, urine drug screening, and medical consultation for individuals who have been diagnosed with an opioid dependency and other chronic conditions. OHH services are available for eligible MaineCare clients and uninsured individuals with opioid use disorder. OHH is defined as a rehabilitative service that is to be provided in the context of a supportive relationship, pursuant to an individual treatment plan that promotes a person’s recovery from Opioids and other co-occurring conditions.