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Intensive Outpatient Services

Our Intensive Outpatient Program is a substance abuse and co-occurring mental health treatment program specifically designed to serve individuals 18 years of age and older who have a diagnosis of a substance abuse and/or mental health illness and who are experiencing serious to severe levels of emotional distress. The program is designed to deliver a high volume of therapeutic intervention in a relatively short period of time.

The IOP services are intensive due to the schedule of treatment where you will meet with clinicians and support groups for a minimum of 10 hours and maximum of 19 hours per week. 

Better Schedule Understanding: 

The Intensive outpatient treatment typically lasts 8 to 12 weeks and programs might run three to five days per week. You will attend go to IOP programs for about two to five hours per day.

Our IOPs are structured programs that follow a schedule and routine. The program helps you build skills. 

Now Accepting New Clients

We are currently accepting new clients for Holistic Elevation IOP Programs. If you are interested in completing a referral, please call (302) 278-0026.

About IOP Program

The IOP program treats mental health, addiction, and other issues. You can attend an IOP while working and going to school. During  IOP, clients will do the following:

  • Group therapy sessions

  • Individual counseling

  • Life skills classes

  • Support groups


Programs will also offer courses to address the issues that cause addiction. These courses might include topics like:

  • Trauma education

  • Vocational skills

  • Emotional regulation

  • Relapse prevention

  • Family and community

  • Self-discovery

Knowing what type of treatment will work best for you depends on your needs. IOP is also best for those needing a step-down from inpatient care.

IOP For Addiction Treatment Or Substance Abuse

The programs help you or a loved one with addiction or substance use disorder (SUD) stay sober. the addiction treatment and substance abuse are best if you have gone through detoxification or “detox.” Our IOP Recovery does not offer the level of care needed to safely detox from substances.

IOP for addiction and substance abuse helps you build the life you want as you:

  • Learn the skills to maintain a job

  • Find meaning in life through self-discovery

  • Connect to peers in recovery

  • Address the causes of addiction and SUD

  • Learn skills to find and maintain healthy relationships

Recovery deals with the issues that cause substance abuse and addiction. Learning to address these causes of addiction can help you learn relapse prevention to stay sober.

IOP for Mental Health

IOP for mental health can help you deal with a mental health issue. Following an inpatient mental health stay, you might need a step-down level of care. Inpatient stays at hospitals for mental health are for danger or harm to yourself or others. Inpatient services help you get stable after suicide attempts, self-harm, or other medical issues related to mental health symptoms.

IOP for mental health helps you go from an inpatient stay back to your daily life. 

When dealing with mental health issues, you might struggle with life skills, like having a job and a healthy relationship. You also get peer support, learn coping strategies, attend group therapy sessions, and get individual counseling. Many IOP programs for addiction and substance abuse help you deal with mental health issues for your recovery. IOP programs can help you or a loved one with a dual diagnosis of mental health and addiction. Dual diagnosis treatment helps with co-occurring mental health concerns causing your addiction.

You or a loved one might use substances to deal with mental health issues like:

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)

IOP programs can help address these issues with therapy solutions like cognitive or dialectical behavioral therapy, group therapy, social skills, and vocational support.

12 Step Program

12-step programs can help you in recovery as part of your treatment plan. 12-step program groups are not enough alone for long-term success. Support groups and 12-step programs are just one part of the treatment plan for addiction recovery. 

Your treatment plan can include some of the following:

  • Intensive outpatient treatment program (IOP)

  • Behavioral therapy

  • Group therapy

  • Individual counseling

  • Medication management

  • Mindfulness practices

  • Experiential therapy

You need to be met “where you are” in your recovery. You or a loved one might need more support than others. By understanding all the options, you can make the best decision for your recovery. Intensive outpatient programs (IOP) can help you if you need a step down from inpatient care, partial hospitalizations, residential treatment, or another higher level of care.

You might begin recovery at an IOP program, depending on the severity of your addiction and the quality of your natural support system. Holistic Elevation is here to help you or a loved one decide what level of care is right for your addiction recovery. Let’s take the next steps together! Call us today at (302) 278-0026.

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