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Getting Treatment While in Your Comfort Zone

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Even if you’re still able to function normally, addictions, eating disorders, and depression issues should never be overlooked.

Intensive outpatient treatment programs (IOPs) can benefit most people who require assistance, but not on a full-time basis.

What Are Intensive Outpatient Programs?

Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) is the main treatment program that clinical and medical doctors may prescribe, and it is usually what patients graduate to after completing the Partial Hospitalization Program (“PHP”). These are treatment regimens for addictions, eating disorders, depression, and other dependencies that do not need detoxification or continuous monitoring.

The IOPs are committed to assisting clients with developing better-coping skills and establishing a recovery support network. They allow patients to go about their daily activities that inpatient treatment programs do not. Participants in this program can get therapy on a part-time yet intensive basis.

What To Expect in IOPs?

Sessions are planned daily for  3 hours each day, Monday to Friday. The team helps you through the process of achieving your objectives and personalizing the therapy to your unique needs. At the end of IOP treatment, clients and social services staff collaborate to assist the participant in stepping down to individual counseling and or medication management services. Typically, IOP is a 2–3-week program.

Benefits Of IOPs

Here are two primary benefits that intensive outpatient treatment programs may provide.

Flexibility: The principal benefit of the intensive outpatient treatment program for many patients is that it permits them to continue with their daily duties, such as working or attending school while receiving therapy. IOP therapy takes only a few hours each day, giving plenty of time for a typical daily activity.

Helps you stay connected: Isolation jeopardizes recuperation. Therefore, maintaining open lines of contact and support is critical during the recovery process because it minimizes the likelihood of recurrence. IOPs frequently link people with new individuals experiencing a similar thing.

These individuals encourage one another throughout the program and continue to do so even after the treatment program is over. Furthermore, this program allows them to access their strong support network of family or friends who want to see them become clean.

Final Thoughts

Our many approaches are tailored to make your experience as pleasant as possible. When you’re ready to reconnect to what is important to you, Connections Wellness Group can assist you in achieving your goals.

Contact us to access our team of psychiatrists, counselors, and therapists dedicated to connecting with you where you are at and journeying with you towards your well-being.