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International Overdose Awareness Day Memorial Display

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: From August 1 - 21, Pick […]

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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.