Overview of Addiction and Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Trainings

Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is a form of pharmacotherapy and refers to any treatment for a substance use disorder that includes a pharmacologic intervention as part of a comprehensive substance abuse treatment plan with an ultimate goal of patient recovery with full social function. Learn more about MAT at SAMHSA’s website.

The following trainings examine the disease of Addiction, the newest evidence based treatment modalities, the efficacy of Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) and the types of services available to effectively address the chronic disease of substance use disorder (SUD).

Target audiences for these trainings include:

  • Behavioral Health Providers
  • Community Health Workers
  • Family Support Navigators
  • Mental Health Professionals
  • Medical Health Professionals
  • Peer workers
  • Substance Abuse Counselors
  • Treatment Providers

Trainings 

Contact

Phone: (716) 858-7690

Fax: (716) 858-8701

Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH)
95 Franklin Street
Buffalo, New York 14202

ECDOH Locations

Western New York 211