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Intensive Outpatient Program

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BlueCrest Health Group is a trusted provider of mental health and addiction treatment programs in New Jersey. Collectively, with decades of experience helping people through evidence-based treatment programs, our team remains dedicated to supporting our clients. Our recovery centers, QuickSilver Counseling Center and BlueCrest Recovery Center, offer intensive outpatient programs for addiction and co-occurring disorders. If you’re unsure whether you or a loved one need help, we provide diagnostic assessments at Assess With Guidance. Learn more about our services by contacting us online or at 888.340.2214 today.

What Makes an IOP Unique?

IOP differs from other addiction treatment programs in several ways. Unlike residential or inpatient programs, IOP allows clients to continue living at home or in sober living accommodations and attending work or school. This enables them to maintain a sense of normalcy and independence while working towards sobriety. Additionally, IOP typically involves a higher level of care than traditional outpatient programs, with more frequent therapy sessions and a stronger emphasis on group support.

When to Choose a BlueCrest IOP in New Jersey

Our IOP is an ideal option for individuals who have completed an inpatient or partial hospitalization program and are ready to transition to a lower level of care. It’s also suitable for those who may not require the intensity of a residential program but still need more support than a standard outpatient program offers. Some advantages of IOP include:

  • Flexibility – Clients can schedule therapy sessions around their work, school, or family commitments.
  • Affordability – IOP is often more cost-effective than residential treatment, making it accessible to a wider range of individuals.
  • Support system – IOP clients benefit from ongoing peer support and interaction, helping to build a strong foundation for long-term recovery.

Clients enrolled in a BlueCrest Health Group IOP may be encouraged to stay in a sponsored sober living environment depending on the level of care needed and their home environments.

A Typical Week in IOP Treatment

During a typical week in IOP treatment, clients participate in a variety of resources, activities, and therapeutic groups designed to promote healing and recovery. Some of these include:

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) – A form of cognitive-behavioral therapy that encourages clients to accept their thoughts and feelings without judgment and commit to making positive changes in their lives.
  • Educational workshops – Clients attend workshops on topics such as relapse prevention, stress management, and healthy communication skills.
  • Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) – An appropriate option for some people, a form of MAT called Vivitrol combines medication with therapy to help clients manage cravings and achieve lasting recovery.

Every client at a BlueCrest location receives a personalized treatment plan with a unique mix of therapies designed to help them get the most out of treatment.

Sober Living and Intensive Outpatient Rehab in New Jersey at BlueCrest

Pairing an IOP with a sober living program can greatly improve the chances of long-term recovery. Our sober living homes provide a stable, drug-free environment where clients can practice the skills they’ve learned in treatment while receiving ongoing support from peers and staff.

As clients step down to outpatient and alumni programs, the combination of IOP and sober living ensures they have access to a comprehensive network of resources and support. This integrated approach helps individuals maintain their sobriety and build a solid foundation for a successful, fulfilling life in recovery.

Start an Intensive Outpatient Program in New Jersey at BlueCrest Health Group

Our intensive outpatient program is designed to meet the unique needs of individuals struggling with addiction, as well as their families. Our experienced team of professionals is dedicated to providing compassionate, evidence-based care to help clients achieve lasting recovery and a better quality of life. Learn more about our services by calling 888.340.2214 or contacting us online today.