Medication-Assisted Alcohol Abuse Treatment in Arizona

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According to the 2020 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH)

5.7% of Arizona adults aged 12 or older (over 320,000 individuals) had past-year Alcohol use disorder (AUD).

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Among those with AUD, only 6.5% received any treatment in the past year.

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Even binge drinking was more prevalent in Arizona in 2021

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Need for Medication-Assisted Treatment

Traditionally, AUD treatment relied on behavioral interventions and social support. Despite strong evidence for Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), it remains underutilized. Untreated AUD leads to high economic costs, increased healthcare expenses, reduced productivity, family issues, and higher crime rates.

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Medications are currently approved by the FDA for treating AUD

Disulfiram (Antabuse)

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Naltrexone

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Acamprosate (Campral)

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Effectiveness of MAT for Alcohol Addiction

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Oral Naltrexone

Reduces the risk of heavy drinking and relapse rates

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Extended-Release Injectable Naltrexone

Reduces heavy drinking days compared to placebo

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Acamprosate

Reduces negative symptoms associated with alcohol withdrawal, maintains abstinence

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Accessing MAT Services in Arizona

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Medicaid (AHCCCS) covers all three FDA-approved medications for AUD and counseling services

Arizona had over 70+ federally certified Opioid Treatment Programs and Office-Based Opioid Treatment providers in 2021, many of which also offer MAT services for alcohol addiction

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At Nirvana Recovery Arizona, we can fight the Alcohol use disorder (AUD) thorugh

Drug and Alcohol Rehab Arizona

Intensive Outpatient Program

Partial Hospitalization Program

Residential Treatment

Aftercare Support

Interventions & Detox 

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