Medication Assisted Treatment for addiction aims to expand in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark — From 12-step programs to inpatient rehab and outpatient treatment, there are several different types of recovery programs available for those battling a drug addiction. One program is taking a different approach, combining medication and therapy to treat the problem.

For nearly a decade, 53-year-old Randy Wood battled an opiate addiction. “I was eating them like skittles,” Randy Wood said.