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Intensive Outpatient Treatment

Our Intensive Outpatient Program is the perfect way to ease your way into recovery by applying a gentle and steady approach, we get to the heart of addiction. This approach is ideal for those with busy schedules that demand their full attention.

Our intensive outpatient program can be a great option for people who experience from less severe substance abuse issues.  This course of treatment allows the most flexibility and the client can receive treatment while still living at home.

What Happens in an IOP?

In an intensive outpatient program (IOP), patients attend classes focusing on psychotherapy, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and dialectical behavioral therapy. Relapse prevention strategies like recognizing drug abuse triggers and developing coping skills for difficult situations. 

Depending on the situation, medication management may also be used to help the person deal with uncomfortable cravings or mental health issues. The classes typically involve lectures, discussion groups, art therapy classes, or 12-step meetings led by trained therapists or counselors who specialize in drug addiction counseling. 

During these sessions, participants learn about the nature of their addiction as well as effective strategies for avoiding relapse down the road, such as mindfulness.  Additionally, most programs also offer family counseling services so that loved ones can get involved in the recovery process too!  

Other treatment services offered during an IOP treatment plan can include the following: 

  • Yoga classes
  • Meditation classes
  • Art therapy groups
  • Family therapy
  • Support groups
  • Case management
  • Interventions
  • Educational seminars focused on addiction recovery topics

How long do IOPs last?

Most intensive outpatient programs last anywhere from 4 weeks up to several months, depending on the severity of the substance use disorder. During this period, it is important to stay committed to attending all your scheduled classes and meetings so that you can make progress toward your ultimate goal of achieving sobriety! 

After completing the program successfully, you will have all the tools necessary to maintain long-term sobriety moving forward.

How to pick the treatment that will work for you

Ultimately, an intensive outpatient program (IOP) can provide invaluable assistance for those recovering from addiction issues by providing them with the necessary resources and support needed to maintain sobriety long-term. 

If you are looking for an intense but flexible form of recovery that fits into your lifestyle while still giving you access to professional care and guidance when you need it most – then an intensive outpatient program might be exactly what you need!

At Harmony Healing rehab centers Intensive Outpatient Program in Cherry Hill has been carefully crafted using the best of what works. 

Every treatment option we offer is designed to prepare you for a life in recovery. For more information, contact our addiction helpline today! 

Is our IOP right for you or your loved one?

Intensive Outpatient is a program that allows a certain degree of freedom and as such, is appropriate for those that have already gone through detox and are free of substance use. If you are not sure if you the IOP program is right for you, some of the questions you can ask yourself are:

  • Have you completed detoxification and are free from all physical side-effects and withdrawal symptoms?
  • Do you want to increase your chances of success in your recovery by continuing through a treatment program that helps you transition back into a normal lifestyle with professional support?
  • Are you unable to control your substance use through a standard outpatient setting?
  • Are you currently working or studying and need a program that is flexible and tailored to your active schedule?

If the answer to one or more of these questions is yes, then our IOP program may be a great fit for you or your loved one.

What our IOP is made of

This level of care is designed for people who are ready to transition to a regular daily routine and balanced, productive lifestyle with a high level of healthy, professional support. Clients may elect to reside in our safe, secure partnered supportive housing, and if so, will also be transitioned into a routine that includes school or work.

In the morning or evening, patients participate in our treatment program, which includes counseling and support in a safe, nurturing environment that is essential for achieving an independent and sober life.

Our Intensive Outpatient Program is customized to each client’s needs and empowers each person’s strengths and abilities by allowing them to work on becoming productive and self-sufficient individuals and transition back to a functioning lifestyle in society.

What is Intensive Outpatient / IOP?

A typical day in our Intensive Outpatient program consists of:

  • Morning Group Therapy (9AM-12 PM) or Evening Group Therapy (6PM-9PM)-Groups scheduled based on your needs
  • Work or School or Employment Search

Empowering our holistic approach to treatment, some of the services provided in our IOP program include:

  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Trauma Recovery Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Non-Verbal Therapies:
    • Art Therapy
    • Music Therapy
    • Yoga and Meditation
    • Equine Therapy
    • Adventure Therapy
    • Trauma Therapy
  • Substance Abuse Education and Relapse-Prevention Skills
  • Life-Skills Training
  • Motivational Training
  • Case Management Services
  • Legal Case / Court Assistance
  • Employment/Educational Support Systems
  • 12 Step Meeting Outings and Spiritual Groups
  • Psychiatric and Medical Services as needed
  • Transportation to / from optional partnered supportive housing