Youth and Family TREE is a substance use program for individuals, age 12-25, from Illinois. The program offers three types of intervention: Early Intervention, Dimensions for tobacco/nicotine use, and MATRIX for alcohol and other substances.
These interventions provide the tools, skills and support to make positive changes. Those enrolled in TREE also have access to Peer Recovery Specialists, who are professionals who have their own substance use experience and can provide additional support to clients.
The TREE program assists youth and young adults to avoid, reduce or eliminate substance and nicotine use while also working to help with mental health disorders, diminish criminal and juvenile system involvement, access care and support, provide individual and family education and support.
This free program also includes the following services:
- Incentives for attendance, milestones and questionnaires
- Transportation assistance
- Urine toxicology screens
- HIV testing and referrals
- Program graduation
- Linkages to other supports