What to Expect During an Intensive Outpatient Program

 

What to Expect During an Intensive Outpatient Program

Getting the help you need for a drug or alcohol addiction will truly change your life for the better, and all it takes is the decision to seek help. After going through an initial assessment at a professional addiction treatment center you will receive your individualized plan that includes a specific level of care for your needs. An intensive outpatient program may be the right fit for you, as this level of care can effectively treat any addiction that is present. Banyan Treatment Center in Massachusetts reveals what you can expect during intensive outpatient care before you begin your journey to a successful recovery.

An intensive outpatient program is designed to equip individuals with all the tools they need to transition back into everyday life once treatment ends. Although this level of care is less strict when it comes to the time requirement per week, it provides supplementary therapy for those who are not yet ready to become a part of a standard outpatient setting. An IOP includes individual and group therapy sessions, as well as relapse prevention techniques for people to utilize right when treatment is completed. An intensive outpatient program is a step down from partial hospitalization care, and clients can expect to receive a minimum of nine hours of therapy a week. The goal of this treatment option is to continue recovery tactics, while allowing the client to reenter the community in recovery and reconnect with family and friends.

Intensive outpatient drug treatment can be the right recovery program choice if you want to keep up with your daily responsibilities, such as work or school, while receiving treatment services for drug and alcohol addiction. You can live an active lifestyle and still attend therapy sessions in this specific treatment program.

 
 

At Banyan Treatment Center, you can expect to receive a strong support system that will guide you through your entire journey. Contact us today for more information on how to overcome your addiction at 888-280-4763.

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Alyssa
Alyssa
Alyssa is Banyan’s Director of Digital Marketing & Technology. After overcoming her own struggles with addiction, she began working in the treatment field in 2012. She graduated from Palm Beach State College in 2016 with additional education in Salesforce University programs. A part of the Banyan team since 2016, Alyssa brings over 5 years of experience in the addiction treatment field.