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Our Services :: Substance Abuse Outpatient Treatment

Substance Abuse Comprehensive Outpatient Treatment (SACOT) is a time-limited, multi-faceted approach treatment service provided in a licensed facility for adults who have substance-related disorders and who require structure and support to achieve and sustain recovery. SACOT shall operate at least 20 hours a week and offer a minimum of 4 hours of scheduled services a day, with availability at least 5 days a week and no more than 2 consecutive days between offered services. In order to be eligible for this service, the recipient shall meet, at a minimum, American Society of Addiction Medicine Patient Placement Criteria (ASAM-PPC) Level II.5. For this service to be billed, the recipient shall attend at least 4 hours a day. Group counseling services shall be offered each day the program operates. The amount, duration, and frequency of SACOT shall be included in an individual’s Person Centered Plan.

SACOT is a structured program that • Emphasizinges continued abstinence from, or reduction in, use and abuse of substances and/or continued abstinence,
• Identifies the negative consequences of substance abuse
• Encourages development of a social support network and necessary lifestyle changes
• Promotes educational skills,and vocational skills that leading to work activity by reducing substance abuse as a barrier to employment
• Builds social and interpersonal skills
• Enhances skills to improved family functioning
• Promotes the understanding of addictive disease
• Facilitates andthe continued commitment to a recovery and maintenance program


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