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 casesRead more.
Are Intensive Outpatient Programs Effective?
Over the last 40 years, there have been several studies on the use of IOP in treating addiction. Some ofRead more.
The Typical Duration of IOP
IOP typically meets three times a week for three hours each day. Additionally, most IOPs will have both group sessionsRead more.
Cost of IOP
Compared to a stay at a residential rehab, participation in intensive outpatient treatment programs costs much less. IOP costs areRead more.
Travel for IOP
Travel is sometimes required for inpatient treatment, and sometimes travel is desired. For example, some people choose to go out-of-StateRead more.
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 AnRead more.