Not Everyone Is Appropriate for Medication Assisted Treatment

As much as we would like to help every opiate addict, not everyone is appropriate for medication assisted treatment . Some people are not allowed admission and others are administratively discharged.  Who do you think is not appropriate for MMT? Listen to a recovery group discuss who is not suitable for treatment.

Discussion Guide:

Who should not be in a medication assisted treatment program?

What is the criteria for admission to MMT?

Are there some medical conditions that would preclude someone from admission? Examples?

Are there some mental health issues that would keep someone from treatment? Examples?

Are there certain behaviors that are not allowed in MMT?

Supplemental Reading:

Who Should NOT Be in Medication-Assisted Therapy with either Methadone or Buprenorphine?