Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) - Iowa

Opioid Overdose Recognition and Response Brochure

About MAT Iowa 

Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Iowa, is a three-year, SAMHSA-supported, initiative to expand and enhance substance use disorder treatment services across Iowa.

The purpose is to provide a broad array of best practices including Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for prescription drug and opioid use disorder treatment and integrated care services in four Iowa counties with the demonstrated need for enhancement and expansion of opioid treatment services. This grant includes support for project-specific recovery support services,including medications, medical consultation, and care coordination. Organizations will implement and follow MAT best practices and will leverage funding for related services such as counseling and additional recovery support services through other IDPH-funded sources such as Access to Recovery and the Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Block Grant. Organizations will offer a selection of MAT medications from the list below:

  • Methadone
  • Acamprosate (Campral)
  • Buprenorphine (Suboxone, etc)
  • Naltrexone (Revia, Depade, Vivitrol)
  • Disulfiram (Antabuse)

Report: Year Two mid-year Evaluation

Report: Year One MAT Grant Evaluation

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