Adult Track - Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services

Alcohol and Drug Treatment Services Program - Butler Hospital
Faculty Supervisor(s): Deb Herman, PhD

ADTS Day Program (ADP) is a cognitive-behavioral treatment program for people who have already completed detoxification.  It is located in the Day Hospital and involves the treatment of a maximum of 20 patients.  Patients attend Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to as late as 5:00 p.m., depending on individual needs and group participation.  The program involves daily group behavior therapy that focuses on a functional analysis of drinking and drug use and associated problem behaviors, implementation of self-control procedures, relapse prevention strategies, cognitive-behavioral group meetings, and family group meetings once a week.  Patients receive individual counseling with a therapist and meet with a psychiatrist each day.  The program also includes goal setting meetings, structured activities periods, introduction to Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous, movies about alcohol, alcoholism, and other drug abuse, and individualized discharge planning.