Murray, a city in Salt Lake County, is the fourteenth largest city in the U.S. state of Utah. As of 2018, it had a population estimated at 49,308, which means it is likely home to multiple people suffering from opioid use disorder. Murray has a total area of 31.92 km² on which some methadone clinics may be found. Locals may medically treat opioid dependence at any methadone clinic in Murray. Medication-assisted treatment at methadone health centers is the combination of psychosocial support with doses of methadone to achieve the full recovery of people experiencing opiate addiction. The opioid treatment program is regulated; one of the regulations is that all methadone clinics have to be certified by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. They are also to register with the Drug Enforcement Administration. The program enrollee has to signify voluntary interest and the readiness to follow the instructions of the healthcare professional before the opioid treatment program commences. The patients are to be informed about the possible side effects of the drug. This does not mean that the medication is harmful. Some methadone clinics in Utah may provide more social and medical services. Program enrollees recover at a different speed. Some patients may complete the maintenance within a year while others may need it for many years.