drug poisoning prevention
Have you lost a loved one to overdose? You can commemorate that person by making a sign that will be posted along the street by Olbrich Park.
The signs will be installed August 15th – September 2nd in honor of International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD). To make a sign:
You may also create a design and/or message on one side of the sign
NOTE: If you made a memorial flag for a loved one in a previous year, please make a new sign. Our flags did not hold up well to the weather and we are switching to more durable plastic signs. You may also request that we make a sign for you by completing this form:
Questions? Contact Safe Communities at firstname.lastname@example.org; (608) 441-3060
You may also bring your sign to the IOAD event on August 31 at Olbrich Park. We will provide wire sign holders to install your sign.
RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE
Safe communities has complied a list of abbreviation definitions for finding the right treatment for you.
MAT: Medication for Addiction Treatment.
OP: Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends. individual and group therapy, these can include or not include MAT.
IOP: Intensive Outpatient Treatment – person lives at home or in the community, attends individual and extended groups, 9-12 hours a week.
Residential: person lives at the facility for a period of at least 14 days, some last as many as 45 days.
PHP: Partial Hospitalization Program is a structured mental health treatment program that runs for several hours each day, three to five days per week.
DBT: Dialectical behavior therapy is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) that integrates mindfulness techniques.