Johnston Recovery Services - Opioid Treatment Program
Methadone & Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Resources
Education and information are vital in making a decision to enter treatment and in deciding what type of treatment is right for you.  We also believe that education is the key to overcoming stigma associated with Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT).  For these reasons, we have provided numerous resources with detailed information on topics related to the services we provide.  These resources are not meant to be a representation of our organization.  They are instead meant to discuss general and clinical aspects of some of the treatment options we provide.The resources listed below should provide general information on Methadone and its use in Medication Assisted Treatment.  These resources also give information on Medication Assisted Treatment and its effectiveness.
 
Methadone Fact Sheet - General information on methadone published by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)  - General information on methadone published by the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP).
 
Methadone Treatment - Information from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) on the utilization of methadone in substance abuse treatment - Information from the Center of Disease Control (CDC) on the utilization of methadone in substance abuse treatment.

www.ncatod.orgNCATOD supports and empowers NC treatment professionals to enhance the quality of patient care in treatment programs by promoting the growth and development of comprehensive opioid treatment services throughout North Carolina.
 
www.aatod.org  Information available on the website for the American Association for the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD).
 
Medication Assisted Treatment Bulletin - Information on MAT and opiate addiction published by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT).
 
Methadone Maintenance Treatment - Information on methadone maintenance provided by AT Forum (a network of patients and clinicians).  There are numerous other articles and resources available through this website.  
 
Drug Policy Alliance - This website provides information about methadone maintenance and MAT. 
 
Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator - This tool can be used to find substance abuse treatment providers throughout the country.
 
Methadone Travel Guide - This tool can be used to find Medically Assisted Treatment Providers throughout the world. 
 
Buprenorphine Provider Locator - This tool can be used to find Medically Assisted Treatment Providers throughout the world.
 
Medline Plus - This website contains detailed information on thousands of drugs including those offered in medication assisted treatment programs.  It also contains information on herbs.  
 
Drug Treatment Centers - Drug treatment centers, drug rehabilitation centers and alcohol rehab programs, providing drug and alcohol treatment assessments, drug treatment center referrals, and addiction recovery resources. Treatment Centers offers a national database of drug rehab centers and alcohol treatment programs, dual diagnosis treatment centers, and rehabilitation programs., Newsflash about treatment-centers.net philosophy for helping addicts and alcoholics find drug treatment centers, dual diagnosis and drug rehab services.        
 
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