Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)

Image of provider typing on keyboardOlmsted Medical Center has recognized the impact the current opioid epidemic has had across the country and in our own communities. The MAT clinic is a specialized clinic aimed at effectively treating Substance Use Disorder utilizing medications. We are here to help.

How to get treatment:

Call 507.292.7416 or talk with your primary care provider.​

Our Services:

The MAT clinic provides treatment for substance use disorder. Treatment may include:

  • Prescribed medications to reduce opioid cravings and withdrawal symptoms. For example, buprenorphine/naloxone sublingual films (Suboxone), extended release buprenorphine injection (Sublocade), or Naltrexone long acting injection (Vivitrol)
  • Prescribed medications to assist in recovery from alcohol and nicotine use
  • Prescription opioid tapering

The MAT Clinic team will partner with multidisciplinary specialists to develop a comprehensive care plan for patient's recovery. The team will help develop a plan and help connect patients to any needed resources. Examples of this include:

  • ​​Working with social services or other community resources to address patient needs
  • ​Referrals for counseling services
  • ​Referrals to other addiction treatment services, as needed

MAT program includes:

  • Initial phone screening questionnaire with a registered or licensed practical nurse
  • Initial in clinic appointment/induction and required labs
  • Weekly clinic visits for the first month with decreasing appointment frequency based on treatment progress
  • Collaboration with primary care and other specialty providers as well as community resources to provide continuity of care

Goals of treatment are individualized but generally include:

  • Preventing and reducing withdrawal symptoms
  • Preventing and reducing cravings
  • Restoring physical health and wellness
  • Improving quality of life and relationships

Location and Hours:

  • The clinic is located at the Rochester Southeast Clinic (210 9th St. SE Rochester, MN)
  • Clinic Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

MAT Clinic care provider: