Matrix Model Manuals are clinical guidelines for delivering the intensive outpatient treatment program. The Second Edition of the popular Matrix Manual for Intensive Outpatient Treatment is now available from Hazelden

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The elements of all Matrix programs are:


  • Early Recovery Groups
  • Relapse Prevention Groups
  • Family Education Groups
  • Individual and Family Sessions
  • 12-Step Participation
  • Social Support Groups
  • Alcohol and Drug Testing
  • Education in Medication Assisted Treatment



Matrix Model Materials from Hazelden Publishing

Hazelden publishes both an adult Matrix Model of Intensive Outpatient Alcohol and Drug Treatment Program and an adolescent Teen and Young Adult version of the manual. These manuals contain wording that is appropriate for all drug and alcohol abuse clients. The adult manual includes 8 family and individuals sessions. The teen manual has separate family and teen education groups.

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Matrix Model Materials from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)150SamhsaManuals2

These manuals were derived from the Methamphetamine Treatment Project funded by the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT). The wording in the client handouts is specific to treatment for stimulant abuse (methamphetamine, cocaine, etc.).

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Matrix Model Materials100AIANmanual

The client handouts in this supplemental manual have been culturally adapted for American Indians and Alaskan Natives (AI/AN). The manual is intended to be used with the Matrix Model of Intensive Outpatient Treatment.

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