Medication-Assisted Treatment Data

We update this information every month.

Here we use data from Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and Rhode Island Dept of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH).

The number of Rhode Islanders on medication assisted treatment (MAT) is on the rise

Buprenorphine/naloxone, naltrexone, and methadone are evidence-based treatments for opioid addiction (also called opioid use disorder). A key initiative under the Governor’s action plan is to increase the number of people accessing medication assisted treatment (MAT). Learn more about our action plan to address addiction and overdose in Rhode Island.
Source (RIDOH) Source (BHDDH)

Number patients actively prescribed methadone

Note: Data updated monthly
Note: Data for October is pending

Number patients actively prescribed buprenorphine

Note: Data updated monthly

Medication assisted treatment options are available throughout Rhode Island

Find a treatment provider in your community on our Find Treatment page.
Source (SAMHSA) Source (Opiate Addiction Resource) Vivitrol Treatment Locator

Number of waivered providers able to prescribe buprenorphine and number of opioid treatment programs for methadone therapy by city/town

Note: Data updated yearly

A PDMP is a statewide database that helps clinicians prescribe opioids and controlled substances safely

Read more about Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) and how they are being used across the country to help reduce overdose deaths.

Number of unique Rhode Island prescribers that checked the PDMP

Note: Data updated monthly

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