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Battle of the Badges 2023

Madison Ice Arena 725 Forward Dr., Madison, WI

It’s time for another epic showdown on the ice between the MadCity Police hockey team and Madison Fire hockey team, followed by a special military all-star game at Madison Ice Arena, 725 Forward Dr, Madison. Come early for a community skate from 3 – 4:30 p.m. Enjoy food, beer, chuck-a-duck 50/50 raffle, great raffle prizes. […]

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 22. Stop by one of these locations between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to drop off unwanted, unused or outdated prescription and over-the-counter medications: Elver Park, 1250 McKenna Blvd., Madison Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 2019 Fisher St., Madison Warner Park, 2930 N Sherman Ave., Madison Staff […]

MedDrop Sunday

Second Baptist Church 4303 Britta Parkway, Madison, WI

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 […]

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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.