MAT Addiction Treatment for Residents of Garden Grove

MAT Addiction Treatment for Residents of Garden Grove

Successful drug and alcohol addiction treatment programs use various therapies and methods to provide patients with personalized treatment plans. This allows us to find what type of treatments are most effective for the individual and can also treat addiction via different pathways. Medically assisted treatment programs staff board-certified physicians, registered nurses, and other nurses who can prescribe and administer medications to aid in the recovery process. Must Treatment Center near Garden Grove offers medically assisted treatment as part of their top-rated drug and alcohol rehab programs.

Often the hardest part of recovery is initially stopping drug and alcohol abuse due to intense withdrawals and cravings. Physical aspects of addiction can make it virtually impossible to stop substance abuse on your own, as much as you want you. Through medically assisted treatment (MAT), our team of doctors and nurses can help curve withdrawal symptoms and cravings through the use of FDA-approved medications along with other evidence-based addiction therapies. Drug and alcohol detox programs will also include around-the-clock supervision by our medical team to ensure your safety and administer medications as soon as withdrawals appear for maximum comfort.

 MAT is not only beneficial for the initial stages of recovery and detox but it can also be used throughout the entire recovery process. While individual and group therapy sessions help to uncover and treat the root cause of addiction, learning and implementing lessons learned in therapy can take several weeks or months to work. Medication-assisted treatment can help bridge the gap and relieve psychological issues after seeing a long substance abuse. MAT can also help ease lingering withdrawal symptoms and co-occurring disorders such as anxiety and depression while patients learn and implement healthier coping mechanisms.

MAT it’s just one of the important tools we use in our drug and alcohol rehab programs at Muse Treatment Center. Our programs are successful because we implement several types of addiction therapies and create personalized treatment plans for each patient. We offer all levels of care including medical detox, residential inpatient rehab, partial hospitalization program (PHP), intensive outpatient program (IOP), outpatient treatment, aftercare programs, and an alumni program. Medication-assisted treatment can be used throughout any of our levels of care to meet you where you are in your recovery journey.

What is MAT?

Medically assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications in substance abuse treatment. It is one of several evidence-based addiction therapies used in comprehensive treatment programs that heal the person as a whole. Medications used include FDA-approved prescription medications, and searching These medications are used to help individuals struggling with substance dependence, addiction, and Co-occurring disorders find relief from their symptoms.

At Muse Treatment Center, MAT is a major component of our drug and alcohol detox programs to ease withdrawals and cravings, while ensuring patient safety. We also use MAT as part of our dual diagnosis program to ease mental health disorder symptoms often seen in recovery while psychotherapy and group therapy approaches take effect.

MAT is used in both short-term and long-term care for recovery. In medical detox, it is an essential tool in ensuring patient safety as some substances can cause dangerous withdrawal symptoms such as seizures and cardiac arrest. Even without dangerous withdrawal symptoms, medications can greatly reduce painful and uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms, helping patients to complete the detox process in its entirety.

Benefits of MAT include:

  • Safeguarding the withdrawal process.
  • Reducing withdrawal symptoms and cravings during detox.
  • Treating co-occurring disorders often seen alongside drug and alcohol addiction including ADHD, depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, and anxiety disorders.
  • Used in relapse prevention as deterrents by either causing adverse effects if substances are consumed or blocking addictive substances’ ability to create a high.

What to Expect During MAT?

Upon admission to Muse Treatment Center, our first step is conducting a thorough physical and psychological evaluation to determine your treatment program needs. We will create a personalized treatment plan, including medically assisted treatment options for detox and beyond.

Inpatient drug detox will include 24-hour monitoring by a team of board-certified doctors and nurses to ensure your detox and vitals remain stable. They will administer medications as withdrawal symptoms and cravings arise. Medical staff is also able to quickly act in the case of an emergency. Depending on your initial evaluation findings, they may also give you preventive medications such as benzodiazepine and antipsychotics to prevent dangerous patrol symptoms like seizures and hallucinations. Our state-of-the-art detox facility is adequately stocked with various FDA-approved medications, psychiatric medications, and over-the-counter drugs to treat any type of substance abuse.

Withdrawal symptoms begin within hours after your last drink or dose and last anywhere between 3 to 10 days. Symptoms can range from mild to severe depending on your age, sex, weight, overall health, type of substance(s) used, length of substance abuse, and severity of substance abuse. Medically assisted treatment can use a variety of medications including Buprenorphine, benzodiazepines, beta-blockers, antipsychotics, antidepressants, sedatives, Naltrexone, Disulfiram, and Naloxone.

Why Choose Muse for Medically Assisted Treatment for Addiction?

Muse Treatment Center offers fully comprehensive treatment programs which include various types of evidence-based addiction treatment methods. No matter what type of substance use disorder, severity, or co-occurring disorder you struggle with, your multidisciplinary team can create a treatment plan that works. We offer varying levels of care to meet you wherever you are in your recovery journey.

Clinicians at Muse will always work alongside you to find what type of programs, medications, and treatments work best for you and will never make you do anything you do not want. It is important that you feel safe and heard while in recovery with us. Programs focus on helping you heal from the effects of addiction while teaching you the necessary skills and tools to self-manage your recovery for a lifetime.

Our addiction specialists are standing by 24/7 at (800) 426-1818 to take your call and get you started on the road toward recovery. Please do not hesitate to contact us today.

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