The Matrix Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program [IOP] is a comprehensive evidence based eight week treatment program with more than twenty years of research and development by the Matrix Institute on Addictions, an affiliate of the University of California at Los Angeles [UCLA] Integrated Substance Abuse Programs. The Matrix IOP program is a structured treatment experience designed to give substance abusers the knowledge, structure and support to allow them to achieve abstinence from drugs and alcohol, and initiate a long-term program of recovery. The Matrix IOP program integrates cognitive behavioral therapy, contingency management, and motivational interviewing which gives individuals seeking recovery the skills and knowledge they need to overcome addiction.
ADAPTABILITY OF PROGRAM · Clients can enter the program at any time. · Clients may enter or leave the group on an individual schedule. · The structure of the program and topics included in the various components are arranged to accommodate this open structure. · Clients who have been in treatment longer serve as role models to newcomers.
PROGRAM COMPONENTS · Individual/Conjoint Sessions · Early Recovery Skills Group · Relapse Prevention Group · Family Education Group · Social Support Group · Drug & Alcohol Testing · AA or Other Spiritual or Step Group
WHO CAN USE THIS TREATMENT? · Individuals 15 years of age and over · Individuals who have completed a recent substance abuse evaluaion. · Individuals manifesting stable psychiatric and medical conditions. · Individuals willing to make a serious commitment to complete the eight week Matrix Program. · Individuals who do not require long-term in-patient treatment. · Individuals in a physician supervised Methadone, Suboxone, or Subutex maintenance program. · Individuals ordered to attend treatment by the justice system, probation services, social services, employer, etc. · Individuals experiencing co-occurring disorders can effectively make use of this program but may also require additional mental health services. · Individuals requiring post-treatment aftercare services, or those who may have relapsed. · The individual/conjoint and family education components are designed to be used with the client and his/her spouse, significant other, or family members.
REFERRALS Referrals may be made by the courts, probation/parole services, social services, family services, mental health services, addiction programs, employers, etc. Clients can also apply in person by completing the required admission forms.
ADMISSIONS The following documents must be submitted to the Cree Nations Treatment Haven [CNTH] Matrix Program. · CNTH Matrix Program treatment application form. · Consent for release of confidential information. · Legal conditions & probation orders must be sent where applicable. · Application packages can be picked up at the CNTH Matrix Program office located on the Ahtahkakoop First Nation. · Application packages may be requested by mail, email or fax, by contacting Cree Nations Treatment Haven, or downloaded from our website. · Clients participating in the CNTH Matrix Program are required to provide a urine or saliva specimen for drug or alcohol analysis one day each week, randomly selected. Drug/alcohol testing is a valuable tool that can assist in recovery.