Matrix Model Intensive Outpatient Program

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About This Program

Target Population: Adults with substance abuse disorders

Brief Description

The Matrix Model Intensive Outpatient Program is an intensive outpatient treatment approach for substance abuse and dependence. The intervention consists of relapse-prevention groups, education groups, social-support groups, individual counseling, and urine and breath testing delivered over a 16-week period. Patients learn about addiction and relapse, receive direction and support from a trained therapist, become familiar with self-help programs, and are monitored by urine testing. It is a cognitive/behavioral approach imbued with a motivational interviewing style.

Program Goals:

The overall goals of Matrix Model Intensive Outpatient Program are:

  • Abstinence or decreased alcohol or other drug use
  • Understanding of addiction and relapse
  • Knowledge of relapse prevention skills
  • Development of pro-social behaviors

Contact Information

Ahndrea Weiner, MS, LMFT
Agency/Affiliation: Matrix Institute on Addictions
Phone: (877) 422-2353
Fax: (818) 704-8948

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: March 2016

Last CEBC Contact Date: February 2018

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: March 2016

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: July 2010