Staying Quit is targeted to individuals who are participating in substance use disorder programs of any type and in any setting. Relapse prevention actually is the primary goal of treatment, but focusing on relapse prevention issues should take place sometime after the client is engaged in treatment and not actively using substances.
The program has 8 modules completed in 8 group sessions supplemented by several sessions with a counselor or facilitator. Clients complete homework for each module prior to coming to the group. In the group, each client presents his or her homework to the group and the facilitator passes the client to the next module or has the client redo the homework based on objective criteria. The groups are open-ended meaning that new clients can enter an ongoing group at any time. Each group session will usually have new clients as well as some finishing the program. A typical group will have a client present Module 1, another client completes Module 2, and so on. The workbook is individualized to specific client needs by requirements to meet with the facilitator or counselor at several modules.