Medication-Assisted Treatment

Recovering from opioid addiction is a difficult journey, but you don't have to do it alone. There are many community organizations with programs to help you recover from opioid addiction, including ones that provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT).

Nash UNC offers MAT treatment in the Emergency Department with a planned transition of our patients to care by our community providers for continued comprehensive treatment

What is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)?

The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) defines Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) as the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, which is effective in the treatment of opioid use disorders (OUD) and can help some people to sustain recovery.

MAT programs provide a safe and structured delivery of medication to reduce cravings and withdrawal symptoms of opioid addiction. When combined with behavioral counseling, MAT medications can improve overall well-being and decrease the risk of relapse, with low potential for adverse effects.

MAT is often paired with additional therapies, as the care team sees fit. The goal of MAT medications is to promote long term recovery.

Where can I receive MAT?

Rocky Mount Treatment Center

104 Zebulon Court Rocky Mount, NC
Mon. - Fri. 6am-12pm, Sat.- Sun. 7am-9am

Port Health

132 Foy Drive, Rocky Mount, NC
Mon. – Fri. 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Progressive Care Services

2747 Sunset Ave, Suite 109, Rocky Mount, NC
Fax: 252-985-3210
Mon. - Fri. 8:30 am to 5:30 pm

Carolina Family Health Centers

Phone: 252-641-0514 |

Harvest Family Health Center

8250 NC South 58, Elm City, NC
Mon/Tues/Wed/Fri 8am - 5pm, Thursday 11am - 8pm

Freedom Hill Community Health Center

163 NC-33, Tarboro, NC
Mon/Tues/Thur/Fri 8am - 5pm, Wednesday 11am - 8pm

Wilson Community Health Center

303 Green Street East, Wilson, NC
Tues/Wed/Thur/Fri 8am - 5pm, Monday 8am - 8pm

New Beginning Family Services

3208 - C Sunset Avenue, Rocky Mount, NC
Mon/Tues/Thur 9am - 4pm, Wed. 9am - 7pm, Sat. 9am - 1pm

Are you struggling with substance use addiction?

Struggling with pain pills, heroin or other opioids? Get help now by calling 252-972-4357.

Mental Health Crisis Hotline at Nash UNC

If you or someone you know is having thoughts of suicide, call the 24-hour Crisis Hotline at 1-800-234-0234 to talk to a licensed behavioral health specialist. Or go to the Nash UNC Health Care emergency room for care of a mental health crisis.

Community Resource Outreach

If you are a community resource contact, get more information about mental health services at Nash UNC Coastal Plain Hospital by emailing Yolanda Outlaw , our community outreach coordinator.

To make a confidential referral, call our referral line at 800-234-0234.