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- Reduced long-term rates of crime by juvenile offenders
- Decreased re-arrests and incarcerations
- Reduced alcohol and drug use
- Improvements in family functioning
- Decreased behavior and mental health problems
- Reduced days on probation and confinement when juveniles who complete the program reach adulthood
The typical MST treatment lasts 3-5 months, while MST-PSB can last up to 7 months, for 4-6 hrs/week, but therapists are available around-the-clock with on-call support for the youth and family. They can provide prompt response in urgent situations. Therapists are also supported by a team and provide services in the youth's and family's natural environments, including home, school and community.
- Youths (ages 12-18 for MST and 10-18 for MST-PSB) who are at high risk for out-of-home placements (such as juvenile detention facilities, residential treatment program and/or hospitals).
- MST/MST-PSB is home-based therapy, so providers work directly and intensively with all family members.
- MST/MST-PSB is available in the greater Portland area of Cumberland County and York County.