What is Telehealth Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)?
IOP stands for Intensive Outpatient Program. A Telehealth Intensive Outpatient Program is an Intensive Outpatient Program that can be delivered and attended via the use of an electronic device like a laptop, tablet, or smartphone.
During the Covid-19 Pandemic, many healthcare providers needed to adapt to the ongoing risks of infection caused by the deadly spread of the disease.
This resulted in more providers leveraging technology to provide more telehealth services.
At Resilience Behavioral Health we provide a Telehealth Intensive Outpatient in Walpole, Massachusetts for Adult Men and Women suffering from both Mental Health and Substance Use Eating Disorders.
If you are interested in learning more about the Telehealth Intensive Outpatient in Walpole, Massachusetts and you are a resident of Massachusetts please call at (888)-401-1179
What does a Telehealth Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) consist of?
An Intensive Outpatient Program is a level of care for the treatment of Addiction and Mental Health that consists of Individual Therapy, Psychiatric Treatment care and Medication Management, and Group Therapy. The program is atleast 3 days per week and 3.5 hours per day.
During an IOP, clients will do the following:
- Group therapy sessions
- Individual counseling
- Life skills classes
- Support groups
- Psychiatric Evaluation
- Genetic Testing
- Trauma Therapy
- Vocational skills
- Emotional regulation
- Relapse prevention
- Family Therapy
- Behavioral Therapy
How is a Telehealth Intensive Outpatient convenient for a working professional?
A telehealth program is convenient for working professionals because it allows for flexibility. The program allows for day and night treatment sessions. The night program allows for a working professional to work during the day and attend treatment at night.
What are the Benefits of a Telehealth Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)?
Our Telehealth Intensive Outpatient Program in Walpole has many benefits for individuals dealing with Substance Use Disorder and other Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders. The group and individual therapy can be delivered on a virtual basis allowing you or your loved one to access treatment in a convenient fashion. At our Intensive Outpatient Program in Walpole each client is delivered an individualized treatment plan including individualized goals.
In addition to individualized treatment goals that reflect the client’s strengths, recovery challenges, and
presenting problems, IOP services characteristically focus on the following objectives:
● Educating clients about SUDs, patterns and consequences of use, relapse risks, the treatment process,
and types of mutual-support groups
● Providing early recovery, coping, and relapse prevention skills
● Building recovery supports, including the use of peer support services and mutual-support groups
● Addressing obstacles to engaging in treatment and maintaining recovery
● Providing physical and psychological symptom management by monitoring and addressing the
symptoms or referring the client, as indicated
● Engaging families, as defined by the client, and providing education on SUDs, patterns and
consequences of use, family dynamics, and treatment and recovery processes
● Providing emotional support and enhancing motivation
● Attending to other health and psychosocial needs, including housing, vocational, financial assistance,
and other medical and dental needs
How is the experience in a Telehealth Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)?
In IOP level of care, you go to therapy, learn to maintain sobriety, meet supportive peers, and develop good social and vocational skills.
At Resilience Behavioral Health Telehealth Intensive Outpatient in Walpole you will receive the tools and education needed to maintain your recovery from substance use disorder and other mental health issues.
Addiction and substance abuse can take away so much from you or a loved one. You might struggle to find and maintain a job, build healthy relationships, create a healthy family life, or find value in your life.
Issues related to addiction and substance abuse do not only include dependency or other physical symptoms.
Addiction can have an impact on many areas of your health and well-being, such as:
- Social wellness
- Job or career fulfillment
- Family health
- Mental health
IOP programs help you go from active addiction to building a fulfilling life during your long-term recovery.
During an IOP level of care, you will attend therapy, groups, and other courses. A typical day in an IOP is a mix of therapy, learning good social skills, help to find a job, and support groups.
What can an Intensive Outpatient do for me?
IOP programs help you or a loved one with addiction or substance use disorder (SUD) stay sober.
IOP for addiction treatment and substance abuse are best if you have gone through detox treatment or detoxification. An IOP 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, and Mental Health
- Learn skills to find and maintain healthy relationships
Recovery at an IOP deals with the issues that cause substance abuse and mental health. Learning to address these causes of addiction can help you learn relapse prevention to stay sober and skills to manage your mental health issues.
How long does an Intensive Outpatient last?
An Intensive Outpatient can last anywhere from 10-14 Weeks depending on severity of symptoms and life circumstances. An IOP Program will run 3-5 days per week for a minimum of 3.5 hours per day.
Is a Telehealth IOP the same as an in-person IOP?
A Telehealth IOP is the same program as an in-person IOP except for the fact that you are attending through the use of an electronic device like a smartphone, tablet, or computer from the comfort of your own home. If you are looking to learn more about a Telehealth Intensive Outpatient Program in Walpole, Massachusetts give us a call at (888)-401-1179