IOP Programs in NJ

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    Do you live in New Jersey and suffer from an alcohol or drug addiction? If you are seeking drug addiction treatment or help with a substance use disorder, our IOP programs in NJ at Harmony Healing Center are here to help. 

     offer three types of outpatient programs allowing you to return home at the end of each day of treatment. Our partial care programs include the partial hospitalization program, outpatient treatment, and intensive outpatient treatment program. To learn more about our intensive outpatient programs, give us a call today or continue reading.

    What is an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)?

    Intensive Outpatient Programs are part of the addiction recovery process and are meant to provide a structured treatment program for those who still wish to return home at the end of each treatment. Regarding addiction treatment, there are two main types of treatment programs: inpatient treatment (best for more serious addictions) and outpatient treatment programs. Inpatient treatment requires a patient to stay overnight at the hospital for the duration of their treatment, whereas outpatient treatment allows a patient to return home at the end of each day of treatment.

    How Does an IOP Program Differ From Regular Outpatient Care?

    Outpatient treatment programs are designed to provide part-time care while allowing the patient to return home and go about their daily life before and after attending their treatment program for the day. Outpatient treatment typically requires less time than IOP, which averages 3-5 days a week between 4-6 hours each treatment session. An IOP is more structured and serves as a bridge between inpatient treatment programs and outpatient treatment.

    Who Are Intensive Outpatient Programs for?

    Intensive Outpatient Programs are ideal for those who require a higher level of care yet still wish to return home after receiving treatment. If an individual has completed substance abuse treatment in an inpatient program and is ready to return home, an IOP program may be the next best step.

    What is Included in an IOP Treatment Program?

    IOP programs in NJ include a variety of therapeutic techniques and practices to aid in the recovery process. Some of those addiction treatment practices include:

    • Group therapy and individual therapy sessions
    • Psychiatric treatment and mental health treatment
    • Educational opportunities
    • Intensive therapy for co-occurring disorders
    • 24-hour crisis management
    • Possible integration of medication-assisted treatment with an IOP

    At Harmony Outpatient Center, we understand that healing and addiction recovery are not linear and require personalized treatment plans, supportive connections, and holistic approaches.

    Where to expect from an Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program in New Jersey?

    Due to the intensive nature of an IOP, you can expect to get to know others on a similar recovery journey as yourself. Through our support group meetings and personalized treatment plan, you can build friendships and accountability partners who are necessary support for the challenging days. You can also expect to be given the resources to avoid relapse and develop coping skills for a life of sobriety and freedom.

    For people suffering from drug or alcohol addiction seeking treatment that allows them to return home to their support system at the end of each day of treatment, reach out to us today at Harmony Healing Center to learn more about our intensive outpatient treatment program.