Matrix Model


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The Matrix Model - What it is

It's a proven effective, evidence-based protocol that has been used in the treatment of over 6,000 cocaine and 2,500 methamphetamine addicts.

It's a ready-made intensive outpatient program (IOP) that any treatment center can implement.

The Matrix Model is a comprehensive, multi-format program that covers six key clinical areas
  • Individual/conjoint therapy
  • Early recovery
  • Relapse prevention
  • Family education
  • Social support
  • Urine testing
It's an integrated therapeutic model incorporating
  • Cognitive behavioral
  • Motivational enhancement
  • Couples and family therapy
  • Individual supportive/expressive psychotherapy and psychoeducation
  • Twelve Step facilitation
  • Group therapy and social support
It's a federally recognized model
  • Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT)
  • National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
  • Office of National Drug Control Policy and Department of Justice (National Synthetic Drugs Action Plan)
  • Drug Strategies
  • Under review by the National Registry of Effective Programs and Practices (SAMHSA)