Roger Williams Medical Center adds medication assisted treatment to addiction services

ROGER WILLIAMS MEDICAL CENTER has added medication-assisted treatment to its addiction services in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield Rhode Island. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS MEDICAL CENTER
ROGER WILLIAMS MEDICAL CENTER has added medication-assisted treatment to its addiction services in partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield Rhode Island. / COURTESY ROGER WILLIAMS MEDICAL CENTER
PROVIDENCE — Medication Assisted Treatment, which has gained support as the state campaigns to curb opioid abuse and overdose deaths, is now offered at Roger Williams Medical Center’s Addiction Services Center in partnership with Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island. MAT uses medications combined with counseling and behavioral therapies to provide a comprehensive…

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