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OUTCOME DATA

OUTCOME DATA FOR NEXUS AND STATEWIDE URBAN / RURAL WOMEN'S AODA TREATMENT PROJECT

NEXUS and the Statewide Urban / Rural Women's AODA Treatment Project provides grants for nine family-centered treatment programs have expanded services in key underserved areas throughout the state for women and low-income individuals. NEXUS serves Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) eligible individuals who reside in Milwaukee County, are in need of AODA treatment, and are involved in multiple service systems. The Statewide Urban/Rural Women's AODA Treatment Project serves adult women in need of AODA treatment who are also involved in at least one other formal service system. Priority of treatment services is given to pregnant women.

Service sites include women-specific treatment programs in Brown, Chippewa, Dane, Douglas, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, Forest, Milwaukee, Oneida, Vilas, and Washington Counties. The program design includes using the relational/cultural model and integrated services in the holistic treatment approach. Based on the "no-wrong door" to treatment approach, all families receive a single coordinated care plan that builds on family strengths, is needs driven, and based on the unique values, norms, and preferences of the family, and community. Focus is on the empowerment of women to develop the necessary skills for long-term sobriety, improvement of parenting skills, relationship building, and to encourage education and job skills that promote family self-sufficiency.

2001 NEXUS Data Key Accomplishments:

  • Primary AODA treatment services has been provided to 855 clients and 47 children, which is 32.6% higher than the funded goal.
  • Expansion of central intake units.
  • Uniform pre-screen, screen, and assessment instruments across systems and providers.
  • Inclusion of extensive support services.
  • Significant efforts to increase collaboration and networking.
  • Cross-systems and wraparound training to numerous AODA providers and other collaborative members.
  • Children receiving an array of critical developmental services, including physical, developmental screening, referrals, (FAS/FAE), Birth to Three, education consultation, and child care.

2001 Statewide Urban / Rural Women's AODA (531 women served, 395 children):

  • Decrease in Usage 69%
  • Decrease in Criminal Justice Involvement 64%
  • Improvement in Employment 53%
  • Improvement in Living Situation 58%

2002 NEXUS Outcomes:

The following is discharge data as reported after approximately three months in primary AODA treatment.

  • 1282 Participants Served (702 female and 580 male)
  • Decrease in Alcohol and/or Substance Usage 76%
  • Decrease in Criminal Justice Involvement 60%
  • Improvement in Employment 56%
  • Improvement in Living Situation 74%

Statewide Urban / Rural Women's 2002 Outcomes:

The following is discharge data as reported after approximately six months in primary AODA treatment:

  • 548 Participants Served and 302 Children
  • Decrease in Alcohol and/or Substance Usage 87%
  • Decrease in Criminal Justice Involvement 75%
  • Improvement in Employment 74%
  •  Improvement in Living Situation 72%
  • Treatment Completion Rate 71%

NEXUS 2003 Outcomes:

  • 1,076 participants served (592 female and 484 male)
  • Decrease in Alcohol and/or Substance Usage 73%
  • Decrease in Criminal Justice Involvement 64%
  • Improvement in Employment 26%

Statewide Urban / Rural Women's 2003 Outcomes:

The following is discharge data as reported after approximately six months in primary AODA treatment.

  • 488 Women Served and 302 Children
  • Decrease in Alcohol and/or Substance Usage 80%
  • Decrease in Criminal Justice Involvement 71%
  • Improvement in Employment 70%
  • Improvement in Living Situation 65%

Statewide Urban / Rural Women's 2004 Outcomes:

The following is discharge data as reported after approximately six months in primary AODA treatment.

  • 420 Women Served and 241 Children
  • Decrease in Alcohol and/or Substance Usage 84%
  • Decrease in Criminal Justice Involvement 87%
  • Improvement in Employment 68%
  • Improvement in Living Situation 63%

Statewide Urban / Rural Women's 2005 Outcomes:

The following is discharge data as reported after approximately six months in primary AODA treatment.

  • 246 Women Served and 98 Children
  • Decrease in Alcohol and/or Substance Usage 83%
  • Decrease in Criminal Justice Involvement 73%
  • Improvement in Employment 55%
  • Improvement in Living Situation 57%

 

Last Revised:July 12, 2010