FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
North Central Behavioral Health Systems Launches Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program in Ottawa, Now Accepting Appointments
[Ottawa, IL (December 1, 2023)] – North Central Behavioral Health Systems is excited to announce the launch of its Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) program, an evidence-based treatment method involving the use of FDA-approved medications in addition to behavioral therapies for people struggling with addiction.
MAT utilizes medications to manage withdrawal symptoms, reduce cravings, and normalize brain chemistry. Alongside therapy and counseling, MAT has been shown to help increase the chances of successful, long-term sobriety.
North Central Behavioral Health Systems recognizes the critical need for accessible and comprehensive addiction treatment. The introduction of the MAT program aligns with the agency’s commitment to providing compassionate, evidence-based care to improve the lives of individuals and families within the community.
Federal grant money from the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic program enabled them to adopt MAT. North Central Behavioral Health Systems will provide care in partnership with InnovaTel Telepsychiatry provider, David Carr, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC.
Individuals seeking help for substance use disorders can schedule an appointment in Ottawa by calling (815) 434-4727.
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