Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a 10 week long program that offers a lower level of care for the primary treatment of substance abuse disorders and compulsive sexual behaviors.

Intensive Outpatient Program

Pine Grove’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a 10 week long program that offers a lower level-of-care for the primary treatment of substance abuse disorders and compulsive sexual behaviors in men and women. Participation in the IOP program is based on an individual’s need for a less restrictive environment where medical assisted detox and residential treatment are not indicated. IOP enables individuals seeking recovery to participate in a part-time, intensive schedule designed to accommodate work and family life. The group therapy sessions meet for three hours, three times per week. In short, you can begin the healing work of recovery, rebuild your personal life, and learn valuable skills for lasting sobriety right here in the Pine belt.

As a member of Pine Grove’s IOP, patients are involved in group therapy three times per week as well as individual therapy one time a week. Psychiatric follow-up will also be provided as part of the program. Many different topics are covered during the 10 week program including:

  • Understanding the Disease Concept of Addiction
  • Learning and Practicing Relapse Prevention Skills
  • Managing Cravings and Urges
  • Navigating the Stages of Change
  • Utilizing Help from Family and Social Network
  • Understanding the 12 Steps
  • Understanding the Role of Spirituality in Recovery
  • Co-Occurring Disorders and their Impact on Addiction and Recovery
  • Stress/Anger Management