This is the collaboration where people live together as a form of therapy. Such environments are drug free and highly structured. Within such a community the individual can feel safe to explore new surviving mechanisms and learn to cooperate with other people. Therapeutic communities (TCs) are a common form of long-term residential treatment for substance use disorders (SUDs)Overall, studies find that therapeutic community (TC) participants show improvements in substance abuse, criminal behavior, and mental health symptoms.
- Track 1-1 Integrate Services
- Track 2-2 Communicate with other Agencies
- Track 3-3 Be Organized
- Track 4-4 Be Predictable
- Track 5-5 Outcome Measures