We recently came across an article on The Sober World about why outpatient and MAT is the future of addiction treatment.
As the article states:
The essence of this shift in thinking is based upon the fact that addictive disorders, particularly opioid use disorders, are theorized to be chronic relapsing conditions with compulsive drug seeking behaviors. Research has revealed anatomical differences in the brains of patients with opiate addiction; at the cellular level, neurons are damaged by chronic exposure to opiate drugs.
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