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ASAM, Federal Officials Join to Promote MAT for Opioid Use Disorders

ADDICTION TREATMENT FORUM (10/09) – On September 24 the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), with the support of top federal health officials, released a mobile application and pocket guide to accompany its National Practice Guideline for the Use of Medications in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opioid Use. The practice guideline was released last spring, but the September meeting took advantage of a broader public forum to promote the use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Read more

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