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The Five-Phase Merit System of Treatment

Once enrolled in TTCI, individuals advance through four phases of treatment. The phases of treatment and their requirements are outlined below: Phase I • Individuals attend the clinic seven days per week • Individuals are given at least two random drug screens per month • Individuals are required to attend at least two groups per month. These groups are held on the premises. • Individuals have one hour of individual counseling from the facility’s clinical staff. • Cost of treatment is $15 per day. Phase II • Individuals attend the clinic Monday through Friday • Individuals are given are given two, pre-

measured bottles of methadone that are sealed with tamper-proof wrapping. The medication is taken home and one bottle is taken each day. • Individuals must provide their own storage container with a lock in order to receive their take-home medication. (Small lock-boxes may be purchased at Wal-Mart.) • Individuals have at least one random drug screen per month. • Individuals are required to attend at least two groups per month. These groups are held on the premises. • Individuals have one hour of individual counseling from the facility’s clinical staff. • Cost of treatment is $13 per day.

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