THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCES, ENGINEERING, AND MEDICINE
Health and Medicine Division
Board on Health Sciences Policy
Committee on Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Save Lives
To support the dissemination of accurate patient-focused information about treatments for addiction, and to help provide scientific solutions to the current opioid crisis, this new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine studies the evidence base on medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. The report examines available evidence on the range of parameters and circumstances in which MAT can be effectively delivered and identifies additional research needed.