Our Intensive Outpatient Program

In order to provide additional structure and support for clients stepping down from our PHP and residential programs, Sagebrush offers three adult intensive outpatient therapy programs: three mornings a week, three evenings a week, or five days a week. These programs allow clients to receive exceptional treatment while maintaining their work, school and family commitments while learning to live a sober and healthy lifestyle. The programs are facilitated in a group format, led by our addiction and therapy specialists to overcome barriers to recovery.

Is an Intensive Outpatient Program What I Need?

With so many levels of care available during treatment, it can be difficult to determine a starting point. An intensive outpatient program can work as either a starting point or a stepping stone during an extensive program. It tends to work as a starting point for individuals who aren’t yet struggling with a serious addiction. Their addiction is short-lived and the substance isn’t as dangerous as others. An IOP gives them the flexibility they need to receive treatment while meeting their other responsibilities.

For clients with a longer and more serious addiction, an IOP tends to be one of the many levels of care they go through during treatment. It often occurs after their residential treatment. Instead of sending them back home immediately after residential treatment, an IOP gives them more support.

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So what makes the intensive outpatient program at Sagebrush different from the rest?

At Sagebrush, we address topics a variety of topics that our clients need help with. These include the following:

  • Relapse prevention
  • Addiction education
  • Relationship issues
  • Co-dependency
  • Communication skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Boundaries
  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Self-esteem
  • Anger management
  • Impulse control
  • Dual diagnosis
  • Trauma
  • Early recovery

We utilize evidenced interventions such as cognitive behavioral therapy, ACT, motivational interviewing, strength-based therapies, and seeking safety. Our team also utilizea experiential techniques including art therapy, guided imagery, mindfulness, progressive relaxation, and other movement therapies.

Sagebrush uses a wide variety of therapeutic techniques to create a deep and sustainable sense of health and well-being for our clients. Our integrative approach merges the twelve-step model of recovery with a unique combination of innovative and traditional therapies to create a clinically rich treatment program.

Begin with an IOP Today

Are you ready to take this next step in your treatment journey? Do you believe an IOP could be the starting point in your recovery? The time to learn more about Sagebrush is now. Contact us today at (866) 488-1156 to speak with an addiction treatment staff member. They can walk you through the insurance verification process and help you begin with admissions. You can also learn more information about our available intensive outpatient program.

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