Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Community of Practice
The purpose of this CoP is to promote and support the successful implementation of an integrated MAT approach in health care settings. Practices interested in initiating or expanding MAT services will have the opportunity to gain knowledge and information and share experiences with other MAT settings.

2019 Meeting Schedule: December 12
2020 Meeting Schedule: February 13, April 9, June 11, August 13, October 8, December 10

All meetings are held from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm at the NH Hospital Association (125 Airport Road, Concord, NH)


FREE MAT Training & Technical Assistance on Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder Available!

Training and technical assistance is provided by experienced MAT providers.

Submit a request to NH Center for Excellence.

Questions? nhcenterforexcellence@jsi.com or call (603) 573-3333.


Medication Assisted Treatment Crosswalk: This crosswalk was created by the UNH Institute for Health Policy and Practice, Citizens Health Initiative and the NH Center for Excellence to identify similarities and differences in medication assisted treatment (MAT) best practice recommendations through cross reference of the NH MAT Guidance Document and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Treatment Improvement Protocol (TIP) 63.

Other Resources & Tools


Presentation & Discussion: Discovery, Recovery, Relapse Prevention: Treatment Planning for MAT Care Models – October 10, 2019

Presentation & Discussion: Application of ASAM Criteria for MAT Practices – August 8, 2019

Presentation & Discussion: Polysubstance Use: Utilizing A Harm Reduction Lens June 13, 2019

Presentation & Discussion: MAT in Primary Care: Expanding Access April 11, 2019

Presentation & Discussion: Individualizing Patient Care: Harm Reduction, Diversion, and Policy Considerations – February 14, 2019

  • Presentation Slides
    • Update of Hepatitis A in New Hampshire (NH Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services)
    • MAT: Striving for Quality (NH Center for Excellence)
    • Treatment Planning: Individualizing Care (Catholic Medical Center)
  • Webinar Recording (please note: click on play button to start webinar)   
  • Follow-up Questions & Answers

Presentation & Discussion: Bringing the Team Together: Academic Detailing, Addiction and Recovery Training, and Care Coordination from NH Hospital PracticesDecember 13, 2018

Presentation & Discussion: Medication Assisted Treatment November 8, 2018

Presentation & Discussion: Inducting Patients onto BuprenorphineJune 21, 2018

Presentation & Discussion: Methadone & Naltrexone to Treat Opioid Use Disorder April 19, 2018

Presentation & Discussion: Substance Use Disorder Treatment & Recovery Support Services – February 15, 2018

  • Presentation Slides:
    • Overview of SUD Treatment & Recovery Support Services (Bureau of Drug & Alcohol Services)
    • MAT in a Hospital-Based Setting (Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital)
    • MAT in a Hospital-Based Setting (LRGHealthcare)
    • MAT in a FQHC Setting (Goodwin Community Health Center)
  • Webinar Recording
  • Follow-up Questions & Answers

Presentation & Discussion: Drug TestingDecember 14, 2017

Presentation & Discussion: Delivering MAT Through a Team-Based ApproachOctober 19, 2017

Learning Session: Medication Assisted TreatmentJune 29, 2017

Learning Session:  MAT in NH: Implementation of Best Practices – June 15, 2017

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