MAT (Medically Assisted Treatment):
MAT is the utilization of specific medications to provide proper physical and neurological treatment for addiction. Our services will utilize Buprenorphine, VIVATROL injections and other beneficial medications/preparations as appropriate to restore total function of the patients as well a greatly decrease the likelihood of relapse.
Medically supervised and monitored services utilizing Physicians and Nursing Support to administer indicated medications to provide a safe and comfortable withdrawal from drugs. To stabilize the patient medically and psychologically in order to proceed to less acute levels of care. Will also assess medication usage to determine actual needs that also do not interfere with neurological recovery or themselves are drugs of abuse. Complete comprehensive assessments to determine the total impact drug addiction has caused and determine long-term case managed approaches.
24 hour a day, staff supervised treatment for patients medically and psychologically stable to proceed at this level of care. Patient’s addiction acuity is severe enough to require this protective setting and intensive levels of intervention. Ongoing medical and neurological support (MAT) is also utilized at this level. Services include nutrition counseling, individual, group, family and activities therapy provided. Disease Education, Coping Skills Training and Relapse Prevention Services are also provided. Includes ongoing discharge planning and care coordination case management.
Provision of most services if Residential Rehabilitation in a community-based setting. Patients do not require as intensive after-hours supervision. Some reside at home. Most will reside in a Supervised Housing setting, thereby creating a “Florida Model Residential Treatment program. Can be a step down from detoxification and residential rehabilitation services or an entry level for those medically and psychologically stable enough. Maybe combined with MAT services.
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP):
Provides intensive levels of professional intervention for persons whose acuity allows them to reside in local community while receiving treatment for their addiction. Includes individual, group, and family counseling in addition to Disease Education, Coping Skills Training and Relapse Prevention. Normally 4 days a week, 3 hours per session. IOP can be a point of entry or as step down from Detoxification, Residential and Partial Hospitalization levels of care. Driven by acuity. Maybe combined with MAT services.
Gender Specific Services:
Ensuring that treatment interventions and levels of care ensure that especially women receive services with only other women and that specialized women’s only interventions are provided. Allows for an emotionally safe environment for the gender to take risks in opening up emotionally and psychologically during therapeutic activities.