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Adult Drug Courts and Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Dependence

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This guide highlights the use of medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder in drug courts. It reviews effective medications, including methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone. The guide also provides strategies to increase the use of MAT in drug court programs.

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SMA14-4852
Publication Date
September 2014
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