What is Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Coral Springs? 

Prescription opioids and heroin use is an epidemic in America. There are millions who struggle with these addictions and finding the right help can make all the difference. For those who are addicted to heroin or other opioids, seeking help is the first step. What is the best addiction rehab to help you achieve sobriety? While there are many treatment programs and options available, one relatively new program that is making waves in the addiction community is medication assisted treatment. Edge Recovery has started actively supporting this as a treatment program to help those battling opioid abuse and addiction problems. Why is medication assisted treatment so effective? Is it right for you? Let’s take a look into what exactly medication assisted treatment is, and how it may help you.  

Medication assisted treatment, or MAT, is a treatment program that helps an addict overcome opioid addiction. This is done by giving the addict medication that helps stabilize the receptors in the brain, and also blocks the high one feels when using opioids. There are a few different medications that are used, and the best treatment program is dependent on the individual. At Edge Recovery our treatment counselors will make sure to find the best program and best medical referral for medications to help you overcome your opioid addiction. The three common medications used during medication-assisted treatment include: 

  • Buprenorphine
  • Naltrexone
  • Vivitrol

Edge Recovery uses these medications to help change one’s brain chemistry and block the effects opioids have on the brain. Opioid addiction has a large impact on the balance and receptors in the brain, and these medications help return the brain balance and block the effects of opioids.

Edge Recovery is actively supporting medication assisted treatment in Coral Springs and we’re ready to help you. This 120 day program provides top quality MAT assistance and treatment. If you’re struggling with heroin or opioid addiction it’s time to get help. You can overcome your addiction with the help offered at Edge Recovery. Medication assisted treatment in Coral Springs is available when you make one phone call to Edge Recovery. We’re looking forward to helping you on the path to a happy, sober lifestyle.

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