How can MAT Treatment Help me Beat Addiction?

Opioids are drugs that include heroin, morphine, and prescription pain medication. When these drugs are used and abused it can quickly spiral out of control and turn into an addiction. Millions of Americans are struggling with opioid addiction in our country. If you or someone you know is battling an opioid addiction it’s time to seek the treatment you need to get sober. One of the new programs that is being used to help addicts overcome their opioid addiction is called medication assisted treatment. Medication assisted treatment in South Florida has become increasingly popular because of the results it has shown. At Edge Recovery, we support those and work with those who are using medication assisted treatment programs. To go along with your medication we provide programs that will help you work towards overcoming and maintaining your sobriety.

What Medications are used during Medication Assisted Treatment?

Edge Recovery offers a 120 day program that works in conjunction with a medication assisted treatment program in South Florida. When medications are prescribed by a licensed doctor, they can help reduce urges and cravings while also blocking the neurotransmitters in the brain that help feel the high opioids bring. These medications also help reduce painful withdrawal symptoms that someone who is addicted to opioids could suffer from when they try to quit. The three main medications that are used in a medication assisted treatment program include:

  • Buprenorphine
  • Naltrexone
  • Vivitrol

These medications are often prescribed to help someone who is struggling with an addiction to opioids. Depending on your medical history, your addiction, how long you’ve been addicted, and other factors your doctor will find the right medication to help you throughout your program. Combining your medication assisted program with the programs offered at Edge Recovery can help provide a long term and successful recovery.

It’s never too late to seek treatment and get help to overcome your opioid addiction. Working with a trusted and licensed doctor can help you find the right medication to help during your medication assisted treatment program. Our 120 day program at Edge Recovery will work alongside your medication assisted treatment program. Don’t wait any longer to get the help and treatment you need. Sobriety is possible. Your journey to sobriety starts at Edge Recovery.

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