Research has proven when it comes to addiction to opioids, Medication assisted treatment substantially improves the odds of successful recovery for people who

misuse opioids, including heroin
prescription painkillers

Medication Assisted Treatment for alcohol/opioid addiction has proven effective around the globe when combining certain medications with a comprehensive treatment program:

Medication Assisted Treatment improves the survival rate for those dependent on alcohol and/or opioids
Patients are able to retain and apply dramatically more of the skills and concepts […]