Expanding Medication-Assisted Treatment to Curb the Opioid Epidemic

Expanding local access to medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is a critical step towards improving the lives of people with opioid use disorder and starting to curb the epidemic. AIR Principal Researcher Susan Heil talks about the barriers to adopting MAT and what can be done to assist its adoption, especially in rural areas with fewer primary care providers and prescribers.