Pueblo y Salud’s will focus on reducing stigma related to opioid use disorder (OUD) and substance use disorder (SUD) in the Latinx community in Los Angeles County through developing appropriate educational materials, conducting community educational
The Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Access Points Project focuses on prevention, education, and stigma reduction efforts for people with OUD and SUD, particularly in communities of color. Medicated-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is the use of FDA-approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.
To search for Medication-Assisted Treatment Services (MAT) near you, visit: https://choosemat.org/
Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT), including opioid treatment programs (OTPs), combines behavioral therapy and medications to treat substance use disorders. For information: https://www.samhsa.gov/medication-assisted-treatment
About MAT Access Points Project and The Center at Sierra Health Foundation, The Center at Sierra Health Foundation works to promote health and racial equity in communities throughout California with local, state and national partners: shfcenter.org. Learn more about the MAT Access Points Project https://mataccesspoints.org/