doctor talking to patient about medication assisted treatment for opioid addiction

Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction

This type of treatment helps your child overcome their addiction to opioids. Opioids include illegal drugs such as heroin and prescription painkillers. Examples of pain relievers include Vicodin and oxytocin. They also include other drugs that cause addiction and dependence. Medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction entails the use of therapy and anti-craving medicines.  These include…