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An addiction treatment assistant is a healthcare professional who works under the supervision of a licensed healthcare provider, such as a physician or nurse, to provide support and care to individuals who are struggling with addiction. They may assist with various aspects of treatment, such as administering medication, providing counseling, monitoring patients for symptoms of withdrawal, and helping patients develop coping skills to manage cravings and other challenges associated with addiction. Addiction treatment assistants may work in a variety of settings, including inpatient and outpatient treatment centers, hospitals, and clinics.