New Mobile App Supports Treatment of Opioid Use

MATx is a new mobile app to help health care practitioners provide evidence-based medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorders. Developed by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the app’s features include:

  • Information on treatment approaches and medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in the treatment of opioid use disorders
  • A buprenorphine prescribing guide, which includes information on the Drug Addiction Treatment Act of 2000 waiver process and patient limits
  • Clinical support tools, such as treatment guidelines, ICD-10 coding, and recommendations for working with special populations
  • Access to critical helplines and SAMHSA’s treatment locators.

Download the app today.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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