In this ABC 10 Sacramento and Company interview, DHCS’ Marlies Perez highlights the MAT Expansion Project’s efforts to address the opioid epidemic in California. With drug overdoses now the leading cause of death in the US for individuals age 50 and under, these efforts are more important than ever. Substance use disorders are a disease — and treatment is available. To find treatment options near you, visit ChooseMAT.org.
- Mother&Baby Substance Exposure Initiative
- The MAT Expansion Project Helps Patients Struggling With Opioid Addiction
- The MAT Expansion Project is Working to Increase Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatment
- ABC7’s California Spotlight Takes a Look at the Opioid Epidemic in California
- Transitions of Care