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Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program (IOP) in Atlanta, GA

What Is an Intensive Outpatient Program?

The intensive outpatient program (IOP) at The Recovery Village Atlanta helps clients transition to living in the community after living onsite at the facility. In an IOP, clients receive several hours of rehab therapies each week to address the emotional and mental impacts of addiction and co-occurring disorders.  

Is intensive outpatient treatment right for me?

If these apply to you, attending our IOP could be the next step in your recovery.

  • I need more treatment hours than traditional outpatient rehab offers 
  • I’m fully committed to my recovery and want to develop more skills
  • I’ve completed inpatient care or a PHP and want additional support
  • I’ve got a strong support system I can rely on at home

What to Expect In Our IOP

Many patients need more than an inpatient rehab stay to feel fully ready to enter life in recovery. Our IOP offers comprehensive daytime therapy so you can keep getting intensive support while living at home. 

IOP patients attend at least nine hours of therapy per week. You’ll have medical appointments, one-on-one sessions with your therapist, and skills-based group therapy sessions that help you develop strategies for daily sober living. 

Individual and group therapy

Expert medical care

Medication management

Treatment for co-occurring disorders

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Speak with a Recovery Advocate who can answer your questions and get you the help you need. 

Using Insurance for Intensive Outpatient Rehab

The Recovery Village Atlanta is in-network with most national and local insurance providers. We can verify your insurance coverage or discuss private payment options with you. 

FAQs About Our Intensive Outpatient Program

How long is intensive outpatient rehab?

The time to complete rehab is different for each person. However, clients who dedicate themselves to their recovery often complete their IOP in 1–3 months.

Is drug or alcohol detox included?

Medical detox is not included in an IOP. If you need medical detox, you should complete that program first before transitioning to more flexible levels of care like IOP.

Do intensive outpatient rehab programs work?

IOPs help patients transition from living at the facility full-time to living at home and visiting for treatment. It gives clients access to all the medical care, therapy and support needed to prepare for their life in recovery. This pivotal step helps many patients decrease their risk of relapse and overdose after completing rehab.

Is transportation provided for IOP rehab?

Transportation is not provided. It is the patient’s responsibility to find transportation to and from their IOP rehab appointments.

How can I pay for intensive outpatient rehab?

Insurance may cover some or all of the costs associated with intensive outpatient rehab, though copays and deductibles may still apply. The Recovery Village Atlanta can also discuss private payment options for those without insurance.

Will I lose my job if I go to rehab?

Several laws are in place that protect employees’ jobs when they attend rehab. Intensive outpatient rehab appointments can also often be scheduled around work hours.

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