The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) provides a high level of structure and monitoring for clients who require increased contact due to their addiction and addiction related behaviors. It provides basic education for clients to help them understand the disease and disease process. Addiction is a brain based disease. Clients attend group counseling for a minimum of nine hours weekly, as well as individual counseling sessions. The length of attendance in this level of care is determined by the client’s needs but will generally range from eight to twelve weeks. Once the client has successfully completed this program, she/he will transition to Level 1 outpatient treatment. Clients who are not successful in IOP will generally be referred to a higher level of care (inpatient rehabilitation).
What Is an Outpatient Program?
Outpatient programs give you the freedom to continue living at home during drug or alcohol rehabilitation. Outpatient rehab, for the most part, costs less than residential or inpatient treatment and may be more realistic for those unable to take extended periods of time from work or personal obligations.
What are your Outpatient Treatment options?
Main Place Treatment Centers offers 2 options for Outpatient Treatment. First is Intensive Outpatient. This program is similar to inpatient residential programs. The major focus is relapse prevention. With this program, the patient usually meets 3 days a week for 2-4 hours a day or more. Easily scheduled around everyday activities such as school and work. The second option is Therapy and counseling. This treatment is usually combined with other treatment methods or as follow-up support. Therapy and counseling can help you find the root cause of your drug use, repair relationships, and learn healthy coping mechanisms.
Reasons to Choose an Outpatient Facility
• Your addiction isn’t as severe
• You’re using it as continuing care
• You can’t commit to inpatient care
• You can’t afford inpatient care
• You need support