A growing number of individuals are relying on medication-assisted treatment (MAT) as a pathway to recovery. Yet, finding a recovery residence that welcomes and supports people using MAT is challenging. Early research indicates it isn’t enough for a recovery home to modify eligibility criteria to allow for MAT. Recovery residences must adapt programs, policies, and procedures and facilitate cultural change.
Interested in learning more? Check out our curated resources on Recovery Housing and Medicated-Assisted Treatment. You can also read more about guidance, key considerations, and tips and tools for recovery residence operators who are supporting or want to support individuals who choose medication-assisted recovery pathways in a brief we wrote with colleagues from National Alliance for Recovery Residences and National Council for Behavioral Health.