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The Role of Medication in IOP
The use of medication can be a critical adjunct to effective addiction treatment and should be considered in some cases
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Are Intensive Outpatient Programs Effective?
Over the last 40 years, there have been several studies on the use of IOP in treating addiction. Some of
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The Typical Duration of IOP
IOP typically meets three times a week for three hours each day. Additionally, most IOPs will have both group sessions
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Cost of IOP
Compared to a stay at a residential rehab, participation in intensive outpatient treatment programs costs much less. IOP costs are
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Travel for IOP
Travel is sometimes required for inpatient treatment, and sometimes travel is desired. For example, some people choose to go out-of-State
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IOP Eligibility and Admission Requirements
Eligibility criteria may vary, but often includes some combination of the following: A mental health diagnosis per the DSM-IV An
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