Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

At Into the Light, we offer Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) as part of our comprehensive approach to substance use disorder treatment. MAT is an evidence-based practice that combines medications with counseling and therapy to support individuals on their journey to recovery from addiction.

Understanding Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT):

Medication-Assisted Treatment treats substance use disorders, particularly opioid and alcohol use disorders. MAT involves using FDA-approved medications, such as methadone, buprenorphine, or naltrexone, in combination with behavioral therapies and counseling. This integrated approach addresses the physical and psychological aspects of addiction.

Our Approach to


At Into the Light, we provide MAT within a supportive and individualized framework. Our approach includes:

Comprehensive Assessment

We conduct a thorough assessment to understand your specific substance use history, physical health, and emotional well-being.

Medication Management

Our experienced medical professionals prescribe and manage MAT medications to help reduce cravings and withdrawal symptoms.

Therapeutic Support

MAT is complemented by counseling and therapy sessions to address addiction’s psychological and behavioral aspects.

Individualized Care

We tailor your MAT plan to your unique needs and goals, ensuring you receive the most effective treatment.

Continued Monitoring

We regularly monitor your progress and adjust your MAT plan to support your recovery.

Benefits of

Medication-Assisted Treatment:

Reduced Cravings

MAT medications help reduce cravings, making it easier to abstain from substance use.

Withdrawal Symptom Management

MAT can ease the discomfort of withdrawal symptoms, allowing individuals to focus on recovery.

Improved Treatment Outcomes

Combining medications with therapy has been shown to improve successful treatment outcomes and reduce the risk of relapse.

Enhanced Quality of Life

MAT can lead to improved overall well-being and the ability to engage in daily life activities.

Stabilized Brain Function

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) helps stabilize brain function, particularly in cases of substance use disorder. By stabilizing brain activity, MAT aids in the restoration of cognitive processes and emotional balance.

Long-Term Sobriety Support

MAT can provide ongoing support for long-term sobriety by reducing the risk of relapse. By curbing cravings and withdrawal symptoms, individuals can maintain their commitment to recovery and focus on developing a healthy lifestyle.

Increased Treatment Engagement

The combination of medication and therapy provides a comprehensive approach, motivating individuals to actively participate in their recovery journey.

Potential for Dual Diagnosis Treatment

MAT can be a crucial component of dual diagnosis treatment, addressing both substance use disorder and co-occurring mental health conditions. It’s an effective way to manage both aspects of an individual’s well-being simultaneously.

Reduction in Risky Behaviors

MAT has been associated with a reduction in risky behaviors often linked to substance misuse. By managing cravings and withdrawal symptoms, MAT aids in curbing impulsive actions that could lead to further harm or relapse.

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Medication-Assisted Treatment at

Into the Light

If you or a loved one is struggling with substance use disorder and is considering Medication-Assisted Treatment or questions about our MAT services, please contact Into the Light. We are here to provide compassionate and effective support on your path to recovery. Let Into the Light be your partner in your journey to a healthier and substance-free life.