Question 1

What is Medication Assisted Treatment?

Please visit our section "Medication Assisted Treatment" section to learn more about this topic.


Question 2

I am interested in learning more about your initiative. How can I get in touch with your group?

We are excited to hear from potential partners - from healthcare providers and agencies interested in becoming a MAT provider to those interested in partnering with our initiative in other way to expand MAT access in your community. Please reach out to us by completing our Contact Us form or by emailing scmataccess@musc.edu for more information.


Question 3

I am already wavered to prescribe buprenorphine. How do I get access to your practice support materials?

The SC MAT ACCESS team is continuing to assemble a growing list of practice support materials including billing guides, assessment tools, psychosocial support tools, and archived training seminars presented as part of our ECHO tele mentoring program. If you would like access to these materials, please either complete our Contact Us form or contact our program coordinator, Rachel Grater (grater@musc.edu) for more information.


Question 4

I am considering becoming a MAT provider in my community, and would like to speak with existing MAT providers to learn more about their experiences. Could you help connect me?

Our core team includes healthcare providers with experience in providing office-based MAT, as well as MAT via tele health. We are happy to share our experiences with you. We may also be able to connect you with a MAT provider in your community or let you listen in on our ongoing ECHO tele mentoring meetings that provide case-based learning and consultation to existing MAT providers across South Carolina. Please get in touch with us either by completing our Contact Us form, or by emailing our program coordinator, Rachel Grater (grater@musc.edu).


Question 5

What is ECHO tele mentoring?

Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) is a movement, whose mission is to develop the capacity to demonopolize medical knowledge and amplify the capacity to provide best practice care for underserved people all over the world. SC MAT ACCESS is leveraging the ECHO model to provide tele mentoring support to current and future MAT providers across the state of South Carolina. To learn more about the SC MAT ACCESS ECHO, click here Interested in joining the SC MAT ACCESS ECHO? Great! Please reach out to us by either completing our Contact Us form or by emailing our program coordinator, Rachel Grater (grater@musc.edu).


Question 6

I am looking for a MAT provider for a family member. Can you help me locate someone?

The goal of SC MAT ACCESS is to increase access to MAT for your family and for families across South Carolina. Our partner, DAODAS is a wonderful resource to identify local county agency treatment providers across the state. If you are interested in finding an office-based provider for buprenorphine/suboxone, SAMHSA offers a treatment locator tool.


Question 7

I am a current MAT provider looking for referral options to provide counseling and/or other psychosocial services to my patients. Can you help?

Our partner, DAODAS is a wonderful resource to identify local county agencies across the state that offer wrap-around, comprehensive counseling and psychosocial services for the treatment of addiction. You can also Contact Us directly and we will be glad to help you identify potential partnering providers in your community.