There are many paths to recovery from addiction. For a lot of people, treatment from professionals is necessary and treatment may also include medication. Addiction cannot be cured, but it can be managed. A person with addiction can regain a healthy, productive life. When used correctly, medicine can help you feel well enough to do the things you need to do to stay sober. However, medicine is not magic. It is a tool and works best as part of a comprehensive recovery program.
What is medication assisted treatment (MAT)?
MAT is a community based, person centered, wrap around model of support services to individuals struggling with heroin and opioid prescription drug addiction. Services may include information, education, withdrawal support, comprehensive AODA and Mental Health Assessment, recovery planning, case management services, access and referral to Vivitrol providers, registered nurse consultation, referrals to doctors and clinics for primary medical concerns, behavioral health needs, community resources, and/or working with your family reestablishing healthy supportive relationships.
The Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program strives to provide residents of Columbia County, WI access 24/7 for heroin and opioid addiction.
Goals of MAT Services include:
Who can i contact for help?
Please visit the Contacts page for the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Coordinator and other important contact information.