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Peers in the Park – September 2023

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

Struggling with addiction and looking for support? Join Safe Communities peer providers for a FREE cookout picnic and Learn about resources available to you Be in the company of people who will walk beside you without judgment  Pick up naloxone (Narcan) and fentanyl test strips Thursdays, 5 - 7 p.m. September 21 @ James Madison Park […]


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.