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MedDrop Sunday

Prevent Prescription Painkiller Abuse and Overdose in Dane County Join us for MedDrop Sunday - June 19th, 2022 Hosted by the African American Opioid Coalition and Safe Communities Locations: Fountain of Life Church I 633 W Badger Pd © 10:00am SS Morris Community AME Church I 3511 Milwaukee St © 10:30am Mt. Zion Baptist Church […]

MedDrop Sunday

Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church 4200 Buckeye Rd., Madison, WI, United States

Help prevent prescription painkiller misuse and overdose in Dane County. Join us for MedDrop Sunday hosted by the African American Opioid Coalition (AAOC) for a prescription drug take back event at Christ the Solid Rock Baptist Church, 4200 Buckeye Rd., Madison, on Sunday, May 7, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. We’ll have free […]

MedDrop Sunday

Second Baptist Church 4303 Britta Parkway, Madison, WI, United States

Help prevent prescription painkiller misuse and overdose in Dane County. Join us for MedDrop Sunday hosted by the African American Opioid Coalition (AAOC) for a prescription drug take back event at Second Baptist Church, 4303 Britta Parkway, Madison, on Sunday, May 28, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. We’ll have free lock boxes available to […]

MedDrop Sunday

New Covenant Church of Christ 4245 W. Beltline Hwy, Madison, Wisconsin

Help prevent prescription painkiller misuse and overdose in Dane County. Join us for MedDrop Sunday hosted by the African American Opioid Coalition (AAOC) for a prescription drug take back event at New Covenant Church of Christ, 4245 W. Beltline Hwy, Madison, on Sunday, June 25, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. We’ll have free […]

International Overdose Awareness Day 2023

James Madison Park Shelter 614 E Gorham St., Madison, WI, United States

Save the Date: August 31, 2023 Safe Communities has historically hosted this event at Olbrich Park, where the flags and signs (representing someone lost to overdose) were displayed a week before and after the event.  This year, Monona Drive is under construction. Therefore, International Overdose Awareness Day 2023 will be held at James Madison Park […]

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Treatment Key

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.