doctor reviewing medication for medication-assisted treatment

How Does Medication-Assisted Treatment Work?

The phrase medication-assisted treatment refers to using a combination of medications and behavioral therapy to treat substance abuse. What that means is, if someone is suffering from addiction, they could receive counseling, behavioral therapies, and FDA-approved medications during their addiction treatment. In this guide, we’ll dive deeper into the definition of this treatment and why…

woman enjoying the day during national recovery month

How to Host a Gathering for National Recovery Month

National Recovery Month is an annual event that occurs every September. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, or SAMHSA, sponsors this initiative as a way of increasing awareness and understanding of substance abuse and mental health disorders. National Recovery Month is also a way of celebrating those who recover by participating in sober…