Recovery Strategies, LLC is a Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program. MAT is defined as, the use of FDA-approved medications, in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance abuse disorders.
According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) DHHS Publication 09-4449 (2009), it is illegal for criminal and family courts to discriminate against people because they are in MAT. Federal civil rights laws protect qualified “individuals with disabilities” from discrimination in many areas of life. People in recovery from drug addiction including those in MAT at Recovery Strategies, LLC generally are protected from discrimination by the following statues:
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- Rehabilitation Act of 1973
- Fair Housing Act (FHA)
- Workforce Investment Act (WIA)