Clients will attend educational sessions on a variety of topics relating to addiction recovery and coping with mental illnesses. These groups review the latest research in addiction treatment to educate them on developing better coping strategies for dealing with their condition after they complete treatment. Intensive outpatient clients will learn how to identify and understand their triggers for using drugs and practice better life habits to prevent them from relapsing. Clients will also learn how to identify high-risk situations associated with drug use, how to change their behavior for the better and avoid bad influences. These group meetings and individual planning sessions focus on helping our intensive outpatient clients build a solid foundation in their early recovery and give them the tools they need successfully integrate back into society after treatment.
This level of care typically consists of 9 or more hours of service a week to treat multidimensional instability. This program encompasses services that are capable of meeting the complex needs of people with addiction and co-occurring conditions. It is an organized outpatient service that delivers treatment services during the day, before or after work or school, in the evening, and/or on weekends.
Outpatient programming includes: