An intensive outpatient program (IOP) is a type of treatment program often used to support drug and alcohol addiction recovery. An IOP may also help with mental health disorder treatment. It is a type of outpatient treatment, which means you will get to spend nights at home. An IOP does require a lot of time spent in treatment most days of the week. For many, an IOP is critical to creating a better future. If you or a loved one may benefit from an intensive outpatient program, Fort Behavioral Health can help.

At Fort Behavioral Health, our team offers an intensive outpatient program to support recovery. Our team is ready to provide the comprehensive care you need and deserve in our IOP.

Amount of Care Provided in an IOP

One of the best aspects of an IOP is that it offers some flexibility. If your therapist at Fort Behavioral Health determines you do not need the highest amount of care, this program can be adjusted to meet your needs. Still, at its heart, our intensive outpatient program is structured to provide individuals with numerous hours of care most days of the week. In some cases, you may spend ten to twelve hours in therapy on treatment days. It is intensive because those with addiction or mental health disorders need this level of support.

Is This Addiction Treatment Program Best?

It’s crucial to choose a location that isn’t offering just IOP. You want to know this level of care is best suited for your needs. Some people need detox and residential care instead. At Fort Behavioral Health, we provide a wide range of programs, and we will work with you to determine which ones would be best for you.

You may benefit from an intensive outpatient program if:

  • You have a safe place to live. The people in your home need to stand by you in keeping substances out of the home, as they recognize you will not use them again.
  • If dependence is present, you are able to take medications to help ease symptoms. This is important for avoiding the onset of withdrawal symptoms.
  • You’re committed to recovery. That means you know the importance of coming in for every session and expect to be in treatment most days of the week.
  • Transportation is not an issue. You have to be able to meet with therapists and engage with care often. That means you need to have reliable transportation to come in for treatment.
  • Life can be structured around your care needs. This includes school, work, and family responsibilities to enable you to work on recovery.

If that sounds like the type of care you need, reach out to Fort Behavioral Health. The length of time you’re in this program varies based on the level of severity present and how well you work to meet your goals in therapy. You can’t rush substance abuse treatment.

Fort Behavioral Health’s Intensive Outpatient Program

When you choose Fort Behavioral Health, you will have access to skill development and educational tools to support recovery. You also gain access to relapse prevention programs that help to specifically create steps for avoiding relapse. Further, you will work in individual and group therapy programs which provide you with a wide range of supportive outcomes. Most people also will benefit from family therapy.

In our substance abuse treatment program, you will engage with a number of different therapy programs. These programs may include:

  • 12-Step programs
  • Cognitive-behavioral program
  • Somatic experiencing program
  • Trauma therapy program
  • Dialectical behavior therapy program
  • Motivational interviewing process

Explore Treatment Options at Fort Behavioral Health Today

An intensive outpatient program is a tool to help you get the level and type of care you need to overcome addiction and mental health disorders. At Fort Behavioral Health, we have the resources to help make that possible. Learn more about the program we offer and how it can fit into the specifics of your life and health. Call 844.332.1807 or connect with our team now online.


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