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 Opioid Use Disorder (OUD) utilizing medications such as buprenorphine/naloxone (Suboxone). 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 opioid use disorder. Treatment may include:

  • Prescribed medications to reduce opioid cravings and withdrawal symptoms. For example, buprenorphine/naloxone sublingual films (Suboxone) 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 a social worker to address patient needs
  • ​Referrals for counseling services
  • ​Referrals to other addiction treatment services, if appropriate

MAT program includes:

  • Initial phone screening questionnaire with a registered 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 for other opioids
  • Restoring physical health and wellness
  • Improving quality of life and relationships

Location and Hours:

  • The clinic is located on the 3rd floor of the Rochester Southeast Clinic (210 9th St. SE Rochester, MN)
  • Clinic Hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

MAT Clinic care provider: