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Medicated-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

About MAT

Medicated-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA- approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.

Medications to Treat Opioid Use Disorder

There are three medications commonly used to treat opioid addiction:

  • Methadone – clinic-based opioid agonist that does not block other narcotics while preventing withdrawal while taking it; daily liquid dispensed only in specialty regulated clinics
  • Naltrexone – office-based non-addictive opioid antagonist that blocks the effects of other narcotics; daily pill or monthly injection
  • Buprenorphine – office-based opioid agonist/ antagonist that blocks other narcotics while reducing withdrawal risk; daily dissolving tablet, cheek film, or 6-month implant under the skin

Check with your doctor on the right one for you. Local Medication-Assisted Treatment Providers:
Grand Lake Mental Health Center
700 S Penn Ave
Bartlesville, OK 74003
Phone: (918) 337-8080

17599 S Highway 88
Claremore, OK 74017
Phone: (918) 342-0770

Bartlesville Rightway Medical Skiatook Family Clinic
610 W Hensley Blvd
Bartlesville, OK 74003
Phone: (918) 337-6007

201 E 2nd St
Skiatook, OK 74070
Phone: (918) 396-1262

Adapted from https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment