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Levels of Care for Teens

IOP for Teens

Our after-school intensive outpatient program (IOP) for teens rehab is ideal for teens who are still in school but need intervention for mental health and substance use issues.

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IOP Overview

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What is an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)?

Our adolescent IOP programs are designed to support teens experiencing substance use or mental health conditions, including anxiety, depression, and PTSD, while allowing them to stay in school.

Our teen intensive outpatient program meets roughly 16 hours per week after the school day for 12 weeks. Treatment includes academic help, weekly family sessions, group therapy sessions, and weekly community activities.

Each teen also receives one-on-one attention through individual therapy sessions with the licensed senior clinician and family therapy sessions with the primary family therapist.

Our Holistic Approach

Our holistic program considers a teen’s social, emotional, and physical development and the unique needs of teens overcoming substance use while their brains are still growing.

The best way to help your teen to heal is to ensure that they are understood in their unique stage of life. That’s why we provide individualized, evidence-based treatment programs entirely centered on what matters most for your teen.

We focus on developing good social and academic habits, while also focusing on strengthening the entire family while your child is involved in our outpatient program for teens.

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Dialectical Behavior Therapy & Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
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Psychiatric Consultations
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Individual Therapy
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Signs Your Teen Needs Outpatient Treatment

Teenagers are at a difficult stage of life, and sometimes it can be difficult to tell as a parent whether your child’s struggles are normal. It’s crucial to be able to get your child the help they need early, so that they can find coping skills before their symptoms become overwhelming.
Some signs that your teen could benefit from substance use or mental health treatment include:

  • Sudden changes in mood and behavior
  • Academic struggles and difficulty concentrating in their daily life
  • Using substances despite negative consequences
  • Difficulty sleeping or sleeping more than usual
  • Risk-taking behaviors, such as self-harm or suicidal ideation
  • Social isolation and seeming uninterested in hobbies

If these behaviors sound familiar, then it is time to introduce your teenager to an adolescent intensive outpatient program.

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Online Treatment Programs

Our virtual IOP program offers the same programming that we offer in person, all online – this is ideal for those who live too far to drive to an addiction center, have transportation issues, or have health concerns that make in-person treatment challenging.

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Parent Involvement

Parents are required to attend multi-family group therapy sessions held once a week as part of your teens outpatient services. There are also weekly individual family support groups available for all family members to attend.

Topics covered in group include:

  • Enabling/Rescuing Behaviors
  • Family Dynamics/Roles
  • Boundaries
  • Substance Use Education
  • Communication Styles
  • Connection & Repair
  • Co-dependency
  • Stages of Change
  • Addiction
  • Emotional Regulation / Co-Regulation
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Gratitude

How We Are Different

We understand that your teen’s substance abuse and mental health issues can make it feel overwhelming to function as a family. The last thing you want to do is dive into a brand new world of treatment options and providers.

We want you to feel as confident as possible moving forward, so we’ve compiled a list of the benefits we provide that set us apart from treatment you can find anywhere else.

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Age-Specific Care
Age-Specific Care

Our teen outpatient programs specialize in addressing the unique pressures, challenges, and developments that your child faces during this stage of their life.

Evidence-Based Therapy
Evidence-Based Therapy

Your child deserves the best possible opportunity to heal. That’s why we only use modalities that are scientifically proven to help them recover from their substance use and mental health challenges.

Small Group Sizes
Small Group Sizes

Our intensive outpatient treatment groups are kept small on purpose so that your teen will have the one-on-one attention they need.

Individualized Treatment Plans
Individualized Treatment Plans

We do not offer a “one-size-fits-all” intensive outpatient program for teens. Instead, your child will have a personalized treatment plan that is centered on their unique challenges, circumstances, and goals.

Academic and Vocational Support
Academic and Vocational Support

Mental health and substance use issues take a toll on your child’s school life. In our teen outpatient treatment, they will have the opportunity to get extra academic support after school from our licensed teachers.

The Family Component
The Family Component

When your child is struggling, the entire family feels it. That’s why we offer therapy and support groups for every single family member to ensure that you all are taken care of throughout this process.

Your Teen’s Care Team

When your child starts their teen intensive outpatient program, they won’t just be met by expert therapists, teachers, and clinicians, they’ll also have mentors committed to helping them picture a future they are excited for.

Every treatment center has a high staff-to-client ratio to ensure your teen receives the personalized attention they need.

Our multidisciplinary specialists are centered on age-specific care, which means the understand how substance use and mental health impact your teen’s brain development. Armed with scientifically-proven therapies, your teen’s treatment team will collaborate with your family to create a personalized plan that helps your teen feel heard, hopeful, and healed.

Substance Use IOP Treatment Options

Marijuana Treatment

Marijuana has become a way to self-medicate for underlying issues and it’s easy to become dependent on its use.

Alcohol Treatment

Studies have found that binge drinking & heavy alcohol use are problematic for young people.

Opioid Treatment

Opioid misuse occurs when a person uses heroin or misuses prescription pain relievers like hydrocodone, oxycodone, and morphine.

Stimulant Treatment

Commonly abused stimulants include cocaine, methamphetamines, and prescription stimulants, like Ritalin, Adderall, and Concerta.

Mental Health IOP Treatment Options

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Depression Treatment

Depression is more than just feeling down for a few days — symptoms are long lasting and can affect you in many ways.

Anxiety & Bi-Polar Treatment

Anxiety disorders are thought patterns of fear, dread, and uneasiness that affect other aspects of your life.

Trauma & PTSD Treatment

Trauma is the emotional response to a specific event like an accident, sexual abuse, or a natural disaster.

ADHD & Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment

ADHD is marked by difficulty focusing, controlling impulsive behaviors, and over-activity.

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The Continuum of Care

Care for Wherever You Are in Your Journey

Access a full range of treatments for mental health and substance use disorders. Whether you need a safe transitional living community, inpatient health care, or outpatient therapy, we have a program to help.

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After School IOP Treatment Locations

Take a look at our location finder to see the treatment centers nearest you.

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Addiction Treatment Richmond VA

4880 Sadler Rd, Suite 110, Glen Allen, Virginia, 23060

(804) 534-2950
Age Groups: TeensYoung Adults
Levels of Care: Partial Hospitalization (PHP)Intensive Outpatient (IOP)Assessments
Treatment Programs: Substance UseDual-Diagnosis
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Mental Health Richmond VA

4880 Sadler Rd., Glen Allen, Virginia, 23060

(804) 494-6144
Age Groups: TeensYoung Adults
Levels of Care: Partial Hospitalization (PHP)Intensive Outpatient (IOP)Assessments
Treatment Programs: Mental Health

Tinley Park Drug Rehab

16325 S Harlem Ave # 200, Tinley Park, Illinois, 60477

(708) 766-7735
Age Groups: TeensYoung Adults
Levels of Care: Partial Hospitalization (PHP)Intensive Outpatient (IOP)Assessments
Treatment Programs: Substance UseDual-Diagnosis

Tinley Park Mental Health Center

16325 S Harlem Ave #260, Tinley Park, Illinois, 60477

(708) 905-2509
Age Groups: TeensYoung Adults
Levels of Care: Partial Hospitalization (PHP)Intensive Outpatient (IOP)Assessments
Treatment Programs: Mental Health

Naperville Mental Health

8140 S. Cass Ave Suite B, Darien, Illinois, 60561

(331) 246-1162
Age Groups: TeensYoung Adults
Levels of Care: Partial Hospitalization (PHP)Intensive Outpatient (IOP)Assessments
Treatment Programs: Mental Health

Naperville Drug Rehab

8140 S. Cass Avenue Suite A, Darien, Illinois, 60561

(331) 444-7907
Age Groups: TeensYoung Adults
Levels of Care: Partial Hospitalization (PHP)Intensive Outpatient (IOP)Assessments
Treatment Programs: Substance UseDual-Diagnosis
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Alexandria Drug Rehab

5400 Shawnee Rd #101, Alexandria, Virginia, 22312

(571) 556-7505
Age Groups: TeensYoung Adults
Levels of Care: Partial Hospitalization (PHP)Intensive Outpatient (IOP)Assessments
Treatment Programs: Substance UseDual-Diagnosis
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Fairfax Mental Health Center

5400 Shawnee Rd #105, Alexandria, Virginia, 22312

(571) 946-5802
Age Groups: TeensYoung Adults
Levels of Care: Partial Hospitalization (PHP)Intensive Outpatient (IOP)Assessments
Treatment Programs: Mental Health
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Let’s Take the Next Steps Together

We understand taking the first step is difficult. There is no shame or guilt in asking for help or more information. We are here to support you in any way we can.

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