YES. MAT patients must understand that the medication is an integral part of their ability to achieve recovery.
Recovery is living a sober, happy, productive life.
Yes. Sobriety means not using illicit drugs (heroin, crack, pills) or any other substance not prescribed by a doctor or used the way the doctor prescribed it.
No. MAT is medicine. It treats the damage to your brain caused by illicit drugs. It also helps rebuild your immune system.
Don't climb your mountains alone.