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  • 530.541.3420 | 2170 South Avenue, S. Lake Tahoe, CA

Medication Assisted Treatment

Barton Health's Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Program helps community members and their families struggling with substance abuse and narcotics dependency in Lake Tahoe by taking a whole person approach.

“The Medication-assisted Treatment Program isn’t just a prescription, it gives patients the tools they need to successfully manage and potentially quit habit-forming opioids.” - Dr. Matthew Wonnacott, Barton Health Chief Medical Officer


The MAT Program administers Suboxone® to patients who are in withdrawal from opioids. Different from Methadone, which requires addiction treatment center visits, or Narcan, which treats overdose, Suboxone® is prescribed directly from our outpatient clinic and is coupled with behavioral health services such as counseling sessions with a clinical social worker.

Physicians/ Providers

Currently, several care providers across Barton Health have earned their X Waiver, or certification to administer Suboxone®. These providers can treat patients presenting withdrawal symptoms in Barton’s Emergency Department, or with a doctor’s referral at Barton Community Health Center.

Those interested in Medication Assisted Treatment can talk to their medical care provider for a referral, or call Barton Community Health Center at 530.543.5623.



Contact Information

  • 2201 South Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
    Note: The parking entrance is on 3rd Street.
  • 530.543.5623
  • Monday - Sunday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (No walk-ins.)

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