Lifesaving options are available for treating substance addictions

This past year has been a challenging one for so many and substance misuse has become a growing concern for many families. Seeking help is the first step, and The Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester offers an effective Medication Assisted Recovery (MAR) option for treatment of substance use disorders. The program is currently taking referrals.

Why Medication Assisted Recovery for substance use disorders?  Affordable and accessible medication assisted treatment continues to be a necessary, and lifesaving part of communities throughout the U.S. that are struggling with the effects of painkillers, opioids and even alcohol. The MAR services offered at The Mental Health Center takes a whole-person approach to treating substance use disorder (SUD) and is linked to many positive outcomes such as:

  • Increased ability to gain and maintain employment
  • Improvement in quality of life
  • Stress reduction
  • Increased social functioning and retention in treatment

The MAR outpatient program in Manchester, operates in partnership with a local pharmacist and medical professionals experienced and trained in medication assisted recovery. In addition to tailoring medications to address cravings and withdrawal, a comprehensive treatment approach for participants will also include therapy or counseling to address behavioral issues, support recovery and prevent relapse.

The MHCGM Medication Assisted Recovery program can save lives, while increasing the chances that a person will remain in treatment, and learn the skills necessary for long-term recovery.

If you or someone you know if interested in the program, talk to your primary care provider about Medication Assisted Recovery plan options. MHCGM will help you explore your insurance plan benefits to minimize out of pocket expenses. Family members or caregivers may also call to inquire about our MAR services.

For any questions on the MAR program, or to set up a referral, please call (603) 668-4111, option 2.