Know Your Rights- Rights for Individuals on Medication Assisted Treatment

Know Your Rights- Rights for Individuals on Medication Assisted Treatment

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Posted in: Medication Assisted Recovery
This brochure explains the Federal laws that prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities and how they protect people receiving Medication-Assisted Treatment for opioid addiction (also known as “MAT”). MAT includes a medication (e.g., methadone, buprenorphine, oral naltrexone) approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for opioid addiction detoxification or maintenance treatment.