Proposition 36, allows first-and second-time nonviolent, simple drug possession offenders the opportunity to receive substance abuse treatment instead of incarceration.
Strategies for Change is one of three outpatient Prop 36 services providers serving Sacramento County and the only bi-lingual Spanish speaking Prop 36 treatment provider in the County.
As a Prop 36 provider, Strategies for Change provides 6-month, co-ed and gender specific day and evening outpatient treatment programs. An additional Aftercare component is provided to fulfill and complete all Prop 36 requirements.
All Prop 36 clients are referred through the Sacramento County Court system.
Outpatient substance abuse treatment, relapse prevention, aftercare, drug testing, co-occurring disorder services and mental health counseling, anger management and referrals for ancillary services as needed.
Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings are conducted weekly to agree on court recommendations for each client prior to their court appearance with Probation, Alcohol and Drug Services.