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SUBSTANCE USE TREATMENT
Intensive Outpatient (IOP)
Outpatient (OP)

InnerSourced Solutions offers outpatient and intensive outpatient substance use treatment that is 100% confidential. Schedule appointment times that work for you, and meet with your care team in the office or  from your phone, tablet, or computer via telehealth services for mental health disorders and substance abuse treatment. Your treatment providers are just a video conference call away for all your treatment needs on your journey to long-term recovery.

Intensive Outpatient Services (IOP)

Intensive Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment incorporates both groups and individual sessions 3-4 x a week for (3 hours per session) onsite at our office or online to aid individuals with substance abuse education, prevention, intervention, relapse maintenance, emotional management, recovery management, anger management, reuniting families, spirituality and etc.

An IOP doesn’t usually have a set length of time. Your team will help decide the best course of treatment for you. The timeline may vary based on:

  • The severity of your addiction

  • Previous history of treatment episodes

  • Your participation in and willingness to participate in the program

  • Co-occurring mental health issues, like depression or anxiety

  • Stressors and triggers that could increase the likelihood of relapse after completing treatment

 

There are many benefits associated with completing long-term treatment. First, you’ll have ongoing support from staff and other clients who are also in recovery. You’ll be around people who value recovery. Accountability and consistency represent some of the core components of sustained change.

An intensive outpatient program provides a high level of care but still offers flexibility to continue living at home. An IOP might be right for you if:

  • You finished medical detox and are transitioning to a lower level of care (for example: Your treatment team determines that based on your clinical needs, inpatient treatment is not medically necessary).

  • You have responsibilities at home or work. IOP allows you to continue living at home and working, if needed. This makes IOPs ideal for people who are primary caretakers or who can’t take time off work.

  • You don’t need 24/7 care. However, if you suffer from co-occurring medical or mental health conditions, you may need round-the-clock treatment to get better, especially in early recovery. If that’s the case, you might be better suited for an inpatient treatment.

  • You can commit to the schedule and recovery work of the program. 

Various therapies are used in an intensive outpatient program to help with mental health and addiction challenges.

  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) helps you change negative thinking patterns and dysfunctional behaviors. CBT can teach you how to control your urges, manage emotions, and avoid addiction triggers.

  • Dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) helps you understand and accept your emotions. It’s used in addiction treatment to teach you how to cope with emotions in a healthy way.

  • Family therapy helps loved ones communicate and interact in healthier ways. Additionally, it teaches family members how to support their loved ones in recovery while also taking care of themselves.

  • Motivational interviewing (MI) helps people find their own reasons for wanting to change their behavior. MI can help in addiction treatment by teaching you the tools you need to make positive changes in your life.

  • Medication evaluation and management involves working with a prescriber (either a Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner) to find the best medication treatment for your mental health and addiction challenges. Medication management provides you with the support you need to stay on track with your medication treatment plan.

Outpatient Services

An outpatient program, also known as OP, is a less intensive form of treatment that doesn’t involve checking into a recovery facility full-time. You are able to receive addiction treatment while you maintain your family, work, or school responsibilities. Many who attend treatment step down to an outpatient program (OP) after successfully completing an intensive outpatient program (IOP). 

Outpatient treatment addresses the same substance use disorders as residential rehab does, including:

  • Prescription drugs like fentanyl, hydrocodone, morphine, Xanax, etc.

  • Stimulants like Adderall, Ritalin, cocaine, meth, and more

  • Alcohol 

  • Opiates like heroin

  • Marijuana 

  • And more

 

Outpatient treatment offers a variety of treatment services in regularly scheduled sessions. Tools such as individual counseling, group therapy, family therapy, and medication evaluation and management are proven effective when used in recovery. Outpatient treatment addresses the root causes of addiction and mental health disorders and provides you with coping strategies and tools to manage your symptoms.

 

Here are some important points about outpatient rehab: 

  • 1 to 2 days per week, 1 hour per day

  • Day and evening schedules

  • Individual therapy

  • Family therapy

  • Group therapy

  • Case management

Wellness activities and specific groups offered in outpatient rehab include: 

  • Community support

  • Educational lectures

  • Experiential programming

  • Individualized and culturally specific programming

  • Nutritional counseling and other wellness initiatives

  • Process programming

  • Psychoeducational programming

  • Skills training

How long outpatient treatment takes depends on different factors. The time you spend per week in treatment and for how many weeks that treatment lasts depend on the individualized treatment plan developed with your outpatient treatment therapist. The average outpatient program lasts at least 6 -10 weeks. 

Dual Diagnosis Treatment in Outpatient Rehab

Often, drug or alcohol addiction is paired with mental health issues. This is called a dual diagnosis, or co-occurring disorders. You might struggle with depression or anxiety and never have been officially diagnosed, but your mental health influences your relationship to substances. Mental health disorders can make substance use disorders worse when you turn to alcohol or drugs to get relief you’re your symptoms. And addiction can make mental health issues worse because of the way drugs and alcohol affect your brain.

It’s vital that your addiction issues and any mental health disorders are treated at the same time. This way, you can understand the underlying causes of your substance use and learn coping skills for dealing with your mental health.

 

Some of the mental health disorders outpatient rehab can help with include but are not limited to: 

  • Anxiety

  • Depression

  • Mood disorders

  • Personality disorders

  • Trauma and PTSD

Types of Therapies in Outpatient Addiction Treatment

 

Outpatient treatment addresses the psychiatric consequences of substance abuse and  the medical consequences of substance abuse.

 

Therapeutic activities include counseling sessions, individual and group therapy. In these activities and sessions, you’ll learn more about:

  • Yourself

  • Your cycle of addiction

  • Your triggers

  • How to cope with cravings

 

Individual Therapy

Individual therapy is a cornerstone of outpatient addiction treatment. Participants meet one-on-one with a therapist to discuss what’s behind your addiction, including things like:

  • Your mental health

  • Your triggers

  • Your family or home life

  • Your past

 

Individual therapy is a safe place where you can explore and process your behaviors and thought processes while learn new ways of thinking.

 

Group Therapy

Group therapy has been shown to be effective for conditions like addiction and mental health disorders. Support groups and group activities play a big role in recovery. First, they help you realize you’re not alone—that what you are going through can happen to anyone. Participants work on social skills while learning to be independent in a group setting. Finally, you will get to learn by helping others. This will also build a sense of purpose. These are crucial to tackling the mental and emotional aspects of recovery.

 

Family Therapy

Family therapy is just as important as group therapy because it gets patients and their families on the same page. The dynamic between you and your family can affect your chances of relapse. Family therapy can also help break toxic cycles and behaviors, and it’s a great way to better inform your family about addiction, relapse prevention, and enabling. Families and loved ones are part of your support group, so they need to be in the loop about your situation.

ALCOHOL

We treat alcohol use disorder with therapy/counseling and by prescribing medications such as Naltrexone and Campral as part of your program. 

TOBACCO

We treat tobacco use disorder with therapy/counseling and by prescribing medications such as Chantix and Zyban as part of your program. 

opioids

We treat opioid use disorder with therapy/counseling and by prescribing medications such as Suboxone and Subutex as part of your program.

OTHER ADDICTIONS

We treat addiction to substances including marijuana, heroin and stimulants with therapy/counseling as well as by prescribing any necessary medications. 

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

If you or someone you know is struggling or in crisis, help is available. 

Call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org

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