Southeastern Idaho Public Health

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Also known as Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Do I need this service?

You can develop a tolerance to opioids which puts you at a greater risk for harmful use, misuse, or overdose.

How can this service help me?

These medications, when taken in stable doses as part of a medically supervised treatment plan, can permit a person to lead a normal and productive life without any of the narcotic effects that result from harmful use or misuse of heroin and/or other opioids.

The Benefits of this evidence-based treatment has been proven to:
  • Reduce the chances of an overdose related death.
  • Reduce opioid use and symptoms related to opioid use disorder.
  • Support people who choose to reduce or stop their opioid use.
  • Reduce the risk of infectious disease transmission.
  • Increase the likelihood that a person will NOT continue harmful use or misuse of drugs

If I am pregnant, can I get this service at SIPH?

Yes, we offer MOUD/MAT service to pregnant individuals.

Are there other treatment options for Opioid Use Disorder?

Yes, however, we do NOT offer Methadone treatment at SIPH. We can refer you to a Methadone Treatment Facility.

Can I get treated for alcohol, meth, or another substance?

No, we do not currently offer treatment for alcohol, meth or any other substance abuse disorder.

Please call us to set up an appointment if you feel that you or a loved one may need this service.

Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Services
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (MOUD) Services

Links & Downloads

  REDUCING STIGMA - Understanding Addiction and Supporting Recovery
  Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
  Opioids Information for Patients
  Rights for Individuals on Medication-Assisted Treatment