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Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

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222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI United States

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September 2019

Practical Solutions to Prescribing Medication Assisted Treatment

September 26, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 222 Richmond Street
Providence, RI United States
$15

Medication-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. Buprenorphine, methadone and naltrexone are considered evidence-based treatment approaches. According to a study published in the Annals of Family Medicine, more than half of the physicians who obtain a DATA waiver to prescribe MAT do not actually prescribe due a variety of barriers. Implementing any new treatment or skill into practice can…

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