Through the operation of our multi-state programs, Spectrum has demonstrated its effectiveness in developing strong partnerships with public and private purchasers. Recognizing the unique management approach needed to support out-of-state operations, Spectrum has built an infrastructure capable of meeting these demands. All programs benefit from Spectrum’s corporate resources which provide expertise in clinical design, human resources, financial management, training, risk management, compliance and quality improvement.

For more information regarding correctional treatment services, please call the Spectrum corporate office at (508) 792-5400

MASSACHUSETTS

Spectrum provides a wide array of in-prison programming on a statewide basis for the Massachusetts Department of Correction, including residential and nonresidential addiction treatment, family services, reentry and employment readiness workshops, reintegration services and post-release tracking.

In 2020, Spectrum was awarded a first-of-its-kind contract by the Department of Correction to provide medication for opioid use disorder treatment, utilizing all three FDA-approved medications, for inmates across the state.

Spectrum also provides medication for addiction treatment behind-the-walls for the Norfolk County Sheriff’s Department, Berkshire County Sheriff’s Department and Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department. Additionally, Spectrum provides a range of substance use disorder treatment programming for the Essex County Sheriff’s Department and the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department.

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GEORGIA

Spectrum currently operates twelve residential substance abuse treatment (RSAT) programs for the Georgia Department of Corrections (GDC). These programs serve 2,428 male and female offenders at ten state facilities across the state. Program participants include offenders nearing release, probationers sentenced by the courts, parole revocators, and other court or GDC-referred offenders who have a need for intensive substance use programming. Spectrum’s evidence-based programming focuses on recovery, relapse prevention and transition issues with added emphasis on criminal attitudes and behaviors.

Spectrum’s programs have received numerous awards and commendations in Georgia. The RSAT Programs received the “Excellence in Treatment” Award at the 12th Annual Georgia School of Addiction Studies Conference in 2018. Later that year, Spectrum was also nominated by the Department of Community Supervision for the 2018 Stakeholder-of-the-Year Award for Commitment to Public Service.

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VIRGINIA

Spectrum operates the largest in-prison therapeutic community program in the country, serving 1,060 male offenders at the Indian Creek Correctional Center for the Virginia Department of Corrections. The program includes specialized units to address the needs of youthful offenders, military veterans and offenders requiring higher intensity treatment.

Spectrum also operates an 82-bed therapeutic community program for women at the Virginia Correctional Center, two transitional programs for men and women at work release facilities, and four Community Corrections Alternative Programs which serve probationers in need of substance use disorder treatment.

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“The organization has a well-defined set of values, including compassion, service excellence, integrity, optimal care, creativity, positive workplace and fiscal responsibility, that is reiterated throughout all levels of programming.”

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“The organization’s data regarding recidivism show an impressive outcome for those individuals who have received residential substance abuse treatment.”

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“The organization’s leadership, staff members, and other stakeholders believe in the mission of the organization and its ability to improve the lives of those served.”

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“The staff members of Spectrum Health Systems are enthusiastic and energetic in their interactions with the persons served and are credited by the persons served for fostering hope in their future.”

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“I entered Spectrum’s detox at the lowest point in my life. While I was there, I took a tour of the residential program. I decided to try it because I did not want to go back to my old way of life. Now I’m in recovery, working and making plans for my future – something I never dreamed possible.”

“The Correctional Recovery Academy model provides a holistic approach to treating addictions and associated behaviors. All aspects of living without substances are addressed, practiced and modeled.”

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