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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Peers in the Park

Penn Park 2101 Fisher St, Madison, WI, United States

Join Safe Communities Peer Providers for a free cookout picnic, to pick up resources, and learn about what is available to you.

Peers in the Park

Madison East Shopping Center 2705 E. Washington Ave., Madison, WI, United States

Join Safe Communities Peer Providers for a free cookout picnic, to pick up resources, and learn about what is available to you.

Peers in the Park

Elver Park 1250 McKenna Blvd, Madison, WI, United States

Join Safe Communities Peer Providers for a free cookout picnic, to pick up resources, and learn about what is available to you.  

RECOVERY IS POSSIBLE

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.