Addiction treatment with medication assisted treatment and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) or other evidence-based treatment had more benefits for consumers than pharmacotherapy plus usual clinical management or non-specific counseling, according to a meta-analysis of 62 effect sizes generated by 30 randomized clinical trials. CBT and other evidence-based therapies, such as motivational enhancement therapy and contingency management, had similar outcomes as add-on treatment to pharmacotherapy for addiction treatment. The analysis focused on the following three subgroups: CBT plus pharmacotherapy compared with usual care (e.g., clinical management, nonspecific drug counseling) plus pharmacotherapy: The effect . . .