Addiction is a widespread problem, and it can be complicated. There are biological factors that contribute to the development of tolerance, dependency and addiction. Medication assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications that address the withdrawal symptoms in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies addressing the physiological components that contribute to addiction as well as other mental health, social, and emotional factors. These activities will focus on comprehensive addiction treatments that consider all factors impacting the presenting dependency with the common goal of recovery. 

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2019 Continuing Education
Earn 1.00 AMA/APA/ASWB/CCMC/ACPE/CME/CNE credit for each session completed. This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, psychologists, nurses, social workers, counselors, therapists, case managers, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians interested in the treatment of substance-use disorders.

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