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Why IOP – IOP is a good option for people in various situations, including many who may be on using sick leave and off of work or school. Some have found that they may need more support than they can receive from a once-a-week session with a counselor. When patients leave an inpatient stay, they find that the IOP is an excellent option for them.

IOP types of programs are perfect in that they can help individuals who want to build mental health skills, which can help them face stressors and triggers in a very successful way. There are so many excellent and improved IOP programs around that can help you a great deal and start to support and continue helping down the road! People with substance abuse disorders can learn how to stay sober and identify the triggers that can cause them to relapse.

Other skills like coping skills, problem-solving skills, self-awareness skills are all taught in an IOP.  Additionally, how to recognize some behaviors that are unhealthy and how to ask for and receive support.

What Exactly is IOP?

AddictionIOP is a great structured therapy that can meet up to 3 to 5 times a week for up to 3 to 4 hours each day and typically runs for 5 to 8 weeks. Patients have different needs; and, the IOP program can be a great option to meet various needs.  Depression is a prevalent condition, and please rest assured that there is a lot of help out there for you! You will find that this type of program is a very comfortable one that can help you recover from mental illness and help you continue your recovery time. An IOP offers group therapy to men and women with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, and other mental issues. IOP is for young people, adults suffering from depression and anxiety. It is also for impulse-control issues, self-harm issues.

Other Reasons to Choose an Intensive Outpatient Program

An IOP is not like any other program. The intensive outpatient program will offer you the treatment you may require while still living at home, which allows you to continue to live your own life. This program will enable you to participate in a program without interrupting your work, everyday routine, and continuing to manage your relationships. Just some of the great reasons to choose this program! These programs are designed to help you succeed in this fast-paced world and learn to manage your world in a better way!

Types of Therapy

  • Medication Management
  • Group Therapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • When you are experiencing the effects of mental health or behavioral concerns, or addictions, it is nice to know that an IOP will tailor the kind of program you need, and this will surely help you meet the new goals that you will set.

Managing Medications is just one of the many types of therapy offered in an IOP. Group Therapy is an opportunity to exchange support with your peers who are going through similar situations and are working toward their goals, and it helps you see that you are not alone. Individual Therapy can help you identify the issues, set goals, and learn how to support and celebrate successes! The family are a beautiful and very beneficial opportunity for you and your family to learn about a specific disorder, what you have been going through, and the damages that may have occurred.  Family is great at helping with the healing process, and they can learn ways to help you. IOP therapy is based on your needs.

Your therapist will typically start working on an appropriate discharge plan at the beginning to have a plan that will work for you! This will help you continue to have ongoing support and succeed.

In Summary
In general, the following are some of the disorders typically treated in an IOP:

  • Substance abuse
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • PTSD & Trauma
  • Behavioral Health Disorders
  • Psychiatric Disorders
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Memory Disorders

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