Outpatient Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT)

The Outpatient Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT) program combines therapeutic intervention (counseling) with medication assisted treatment (MAT) approaches to treating Opioid Use Disorder.

To qualify for MAT services as part of our OBOT program, individuals must

  • Meet DSM-5 criteria for having an opioid use disorder.
  • Participate in a minimum of one hour therapy services per week. (Specific guidelines regarding the amount of therapy services an individual may require as part of participation is made based on the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) criteria assessed during your intake to services.
  • Refrain from the use of any alcohol or illicit substance.
  • Adhere to the expectations set forth in our substance use group agreement.
  • Adhere to the expectations set forth in our psychotropic medication agreement.
  • Adhere to the expectations set forth in our no-show policy.
  • Adhere to all other policies and procedures of our outpatient services program.

In addition to attending weekly therapy and scheduled appointments with the buprenorphine physician, program participation also includes random drug screenings and pill counts. Individuals must be willing to adhere to the following:

  • Provide a drug screen as requested including, but not limited to, during physician visits upon suspicion of staff regarding potential use and when randomly selected.
  • Maintain an active working phone with voicemail set up.

To learn more about OBOT or beginning services, call our clinic staff at 540-825-5656 (Culpeper Clinic) or 540-347-7620 (Fauquier Clinic).