MAT Program


Discover the Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) program at the Massachusetts Center for Addiction. Our comprehensive approach combines FDA-approved medications, counseling, and behavioral therapies to treat substance and alcohol use disorders and dual diagnoses effectively. Explore the supportive and compassionate environment we provide to aid individuals on their journey to lasting sobriety.

Understanding Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in Depth

Medication-Assisted Treatment is a holistic, patient-centered approach to treating substance use disorders. It integrates prescription medications with counseling and behavioral therapies. MAT has proven particularly effective for opioid addiction, offering a crucial support system during withdrawal, detox, inpatient rehab, or intensive outpatient rehab programs.

The Effectiveness of MAT

MAT uses medications to treat addiction to alcohol and opioids. The program has demonstrated success in preventing overdoses and relapses. It also aids patients in achieving long-term sobriety and restoring healthy brain chemistry. MAT lowers the risk of relapse and overdose by reducing drug cravings and providing essential support. This makes it an ideal treatment option for individuals seeking recovery.

Exploring Approved MAT Medications

The Massachusetts Center for Addiction MAT program utilizes specific medications to help individuals overcome addiction to opioids or alcohol. These medications include Suboxone (a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone) and Vivitrol (a long-lasting injectable form of naltrexone). These medications are typically administered in various settings, such as doctors’ offices or at home under medical supervision. This approach ensures a safe and effective treatment process.

Incorporating Counseling and Behavioral Therapies:

Our comprehensive MAT program achieves optimal results with counseling and behavioral therapies. Our team of qualified mental health clinicians collaborates with patients to create personalized treatment plans. These plans incorporate a variety of therapies, including group sessions, psychoeducation, rational behavior therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and motivational interviewing, to address the unique needs of each individual.

MAT for Co-Occurring Disorders

MAT is a versatile treatment option for various substance use disorders. It is also adept at addressing co-occurring disorders and health conditions such as depression, anxiety, and chronic pain. Our MAT program offers an effective and well-rounded approach to treating these conditions. It normalizes brain chemistry, reduces cravings, and improves self-control.

Why Choose Massachusetts Center for Addiction for MAT?

At the Massachusetts Center for Addiction, we understand that each person’s recovery journey is unique, and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to treatment. We take a personalized approach to care, providing a nurturing and supportive environment where individuals can learn to manage their recovery and maintain mental, physical, and spiritual health. Our Quincy, MA facility integrates the 12-step program, structure, accountability, and peer support to help clients recognize, address, and overcome their substance dependence.

Additional Support and Resources

In addition to our MAT program in Massachusetts, we offer a range of support services and resources to help individuals and their families navigate the recovery process. Our family therapy sessions, aftercare planning, and alumni support network provide ongoing guidance and encouragement to ensure long-term success in sobriety.

At the Massachusetts Center for Addiction, we believe that addiction is a family disease and understand the importance of involving loved ones in recovery. That’s why we offer various support services and resources to help patients and their families navigate the recovery journey together. Our family therapy sessions provide a safe space for families to discuss their experiences, emotions, and concerns with a qualified mental health clinician.

We also offer aftercare planning to help patients successfully transition from treatment to independent living. Our alumni support network is an additional resource that provides ongoing guidance and encouragement to ensure long-term success in sobriety. At the Massachusetts Center for Addiction, we are committed to supporting patients and their families every step of the way.

Begin Your Journey to Lasting Sobriety

Embrace a compassionate, evidence-based treatment approach at the Massachusetts Center for Addiction. Contact us today to learn more about our Medication Assisted Treatment program. Our program can support you or your loved one on the path to recovery. Our dedicated team is here to help you every step of the way.




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