Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications along with counseling and behavioral therapies. Combined, this is effective in the treatment of opioid use disorders (OUD) and may help people to sustain their recovery from OUD.

Opioid Overdose Information

Opioid Treatment Program (OTP)

MAT Providers

MAT Training

CDC Guideline on Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain: Division of Public Health and Opioid Response Network sponsored webinars for healthcare providers:


State Opioid Treatment Authority (SOTA) for Iowa:
Kevin Gabbert, LISW, IAADC-Opioid Initiatives Director
Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Substance Use
Phone: 515-281-7080

Opioid Response Grants- Iowa additional contacts:
Monica Wilke-Brown, STR/SOR Project Director

DeAnn Decker, Bureau Chief of Substance Use