Intensive Outpatient Program
in Medford, MA
What is IOP for Substance Abuse in Massachusetts?
An Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for substance abuse in Massachusetts is a structured and comprehensive treatment option designed to assist individuals struggling with addiction. It bridges the gap between inpatient or residential treatment and traditional outpatient care.
In an IOP, individuals attend therapy sessions and treatment activities several times a week, typically in the evening, allowing them to maintain their daily routines and responsibilities. Treatment in IOP programs often includes a combination of individual counseling, group therapy, psychoeducation, relapse prevention, and holistic therapies. It provides a supportive and flexible environment where individuals can address the underlying causes of their addiction, develop coping strategies, and receive guidance on their recovery journey.
These programs are highly effective in helping individuals achieve and sustain sobriety while offering the flexibility needed to balance treatment with daily life commitments. Massachusetts, like many other states, has a range of IOP options to cater to the diverse needs of individuals seeking recovery from substance abuse. At Advanced Addiction Center we treat women and men, age 18 years and older, and provide treatment for all major substance use disorders.
What Does IOP Include?
Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Activities like yoga, meditation, art therapy, and mindfulness to promote overall well-being and reduce stress.
Medication-Assisted Treatment (if needed)
Life Skills Training
These components work together to provide individuals in IOPs with a well-rounded and personalized approach to addiction recovery. The flexibility of our IOP allows participants to maintain their daily routines while receiving the support and treatment necessary for lasting sobriety.