Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the physician-supervised use of medication, in conjunction with behavioral therapies and counseling, to treat opioid addiction. In study after study, medication assisted opioid treatment is proven to be the most effective method for handling opioid dependency, significantly outperforming traditional forms of treatment that rely on counseling alone. While most other opioid addiction treatment providers only prescribe medication, the Symetria Method® utilizes physician-dispensed medication in support of a comprehensive evidence-based behavioral health treatment program. This is a more effective — and responsible — approach to the use of medication to treat opioid and heroin addiction. The Symetria Method® consistently produces a patient success rate that is four times greater than the industry average.
How Does Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence Work? How Can It Help Someone Overcome Addiction and Withdrawal Symptoms?
Primarily used to treat addiction to opioids such as heroin or prescription pain relievers that contain opiates, medication assisted treatment for substance abuse involves the use of drugs to normalize brain chemistry and block the euphoric feeling associated with stimulants. These drugs also reduce cravings and normalize body functions. As part of a comprehensive addiction treatment program such as the Symetria Method®, they’re useful for removing the common distractions that decrease a patient’s ability to recover.
How MAT at Symetria Recovery® Helps Individuals
Symetria Recovery® is committed to offering patients evidence-based solutions to addiction, including a comprehensive and evolving array of addiction medications delivered by a team of specifically trained clinicians and counselors. At Symetria Recovery®, medication is dispensed to patients on Day One, eliminating opioid withdrawal symptoms and reducing cravings. This immediate relief from physical and psychological suffering frees patients from fears associated with withdrawal and allows them to focus instead on their treatment and recovery.
At intake, each patient undergoes a 360-degree assessment to determine which medications are appropriate. From there, patients work closely with their personal care teams to develop a recovery plan that evolves over time.
Symetria Recovery® is one of only 2.7 percent of treatment centers in the country that offer all three opioid treatment medications:
Get Help Fighting Opioid Addiction Today
If you’ve been worried about a loved one or if you’re concerned about your own use of pain medication, we urge you to contact us as soon as possible for help. Our team at Symetria Recovery® is ready and waiting to help you move toward recovery. Talk to us about our evidence-based programs and how they can help you or someone you love. To take the first step, contact us online or call 888-782-6966 right away.