What is the Matrix Model?

The Matrix Model is clinical training on the Evidence-Based Matrix Model of Intensive Outpatient Treatment. It is an effective protocol that has been used to treat thousands of methamphetamine, alcohol, and other substance abusing patients.

Matrix Institute on Addictions is nationally and internationally recognized for its structured, evidence-based outpatient treatment approach known as the Matrix Model. Training is appropriate for health care professionals, substance abuse treatment programs, mental health organizations, law enforcement agencies, judges, and medical facilities. All Matrix trainers have extensive clinical experience delivering and supervising the Matrix Model.

Why it Works

The Matrix Model has been refined over a 30 year period. It is an easy-to-use manualized program that integrates cognitive behavioral therapy, contingency management, motivational interviewing, 12-step facilitation, family involvement, and other elements to give patients the skills and understanding they need to overcome addiction.

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Success Rates

Success in addiction treatment can be defined in different ways, by negative urine drug tests, by continued participation in treatment, etc. The National Institute on Drug Addiction (NIDA) Estimates the average success rate for addiction treatment is only 40-60%. The Matrix Model has been shown to be superior to other treatment modalities in clinical trials, and outcomes are generally higher than 70%.