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The ASSERT Treatment Model (ATM) provides intensive family based treatment for young adults up to 21 years old with opioid problems. ATM is a new treatment that combines three services:
1. Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT)
2. Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT)
3. Recovery Management Checkups and Supports (RMCS)
ATM can be delivered in the privacy of your home or community clinic.
Typical ATM treatment includes 4-6 months or therapy (MDFT), followed by up to 12 months of recovery support (RMCS)
MAT is not required to participate in ATM, however, it may be initiated at at any time during treatment
The decision to prescribe MAT is made by the youth, family and physician
72% of Connecticut is covered by ATM— Here is a list of provider agencies that offer ATM:
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