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How Medication Assisted Treatment Can Help Treat Opioid Addiction

Medication-Assisted Treatment is a powerful tool for treating Opioid Use Disorder. Dr. Gail Reilly, N. J. State Medical Director, Eleanor Health, discusses how using medications in combination with counseling, and behavioral therapy techniques is an effective way of treating Substance Use Disorder and provides comprehensive, whole person treatment of addiction.

Original Air Date: Wednesday January 27th, 2021

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