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Dumfries and Galloway Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP)

Medication Assisted Treatment Standards (MAT)

The MAT Standards are evidence based standards to enable the consistent delivery of safe, accessible, high-quality treatment across Scotland. These are relevant to people and families accessing or in need of services, and health and social care staff responsible for delivery of recovery oriented systems of care. 

The ten standards with a human rights based approach are being implemented across Scotland including Dumfries and Galloway. 

The MAT Standards:

  • 1

    Same Day Access
  • 2

  • 3

    Assertive Outreach and Anticipatory Care
  • 4

    Harm Reduction
  • 5

  • 6

    Psychological Support
  • 7

    Primary Care
  • 8

    Independent Advocacy and Social Support
  • 9

    Mental Health
  • 10

    Trauma Informed Care

If you would like to find out more information about the MAT Standards please click here:

If you are someone who uses local drug services and would like to share your experience we would like to hear from you. 

  • Did you get what you needed?
  • What did you like?
  • What did you not like about it?
  • Could it be improved?

Please email your views to: