What Is Medication-Assisted Therapy (MAT) For Addiction Treatment
Dr. Johnson also specializes in using medication to assist in the treatment of addiction. Since 2018, Dr. Johnson has worked as a psychiatrist primarily in residential addiction recovery programs in Colorado Springs. Her work in addiction recovery has helped her develop a thorough understanding of and passion for assisting patients in early addiction recovery, rehabilitation, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT).
Who Is Medication-Assisted Therapy For?
Below are some of the common substance addictions Dr. Johnson specializes in treating with MAT and/or TMS:
- Opiates / Heroin / Kratom
- Amphetamines: “Meth” / Prescriptions: Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta, Vyvanse
Medication-Assisted Therapy Details
Colorado Recovery Solutions is authorized to prescribe many oral medications as options to assist in deterring addictions.
Commonly prescribed oral medications may include:
- Nicotine replacement: gum, patch, lozenge, etc.
- Mood stabilizers
Colorado Recovery Solutions is also authorized to prescribe Vivitrol and Sublocade injections. These injections are repeated every month, for patients whose substance cravings interfere with daily decision-making of taking an oral medication such as naltrexone or suboxone. Most insurances cover these injections.
Currently, medication-assisted therapy is private pay only, but many of the actual injections like Vivitrol and Sublocade are covered by most insurances. If you have specific questions regarding payment options be sure to contact us.
$375 – Initial session and patient intake (45 to 60 minutes)
$195 – Follow up session (30minutes)