After intensive outpatient (IOP), the next step in you or your loved one’s recovery journey takes the form of outpatient addiction treatment. It’s part of our continuum of care and the logical conclusion to effective treatment.
Here’s where things get a bit tricky – see, outpatient addiction treatment isn’t just a level of care. Rather, it’s a way to safely and successfully transition from treatment to life. It’s a way to move from the accepting “bubble” of rehab to the often-stressful and hectic world. That’s also what makes outpatient programs so vital and necessary to recovery.
We take that idea seriously here at the Good Life. Read on to learn more about our outpatient addiction program in North Palm Beach or give us a call at (561) 250-8552 to speak with a member of our admissions team.
Outpatient treatment or outpatient rehabilitation is a type of substance abuse treatment program that allows individuals to receive support and therapy for their addiction issues while continuing to live at home and maintain their regular daily routines. This approach is an alternative to inpatient or residential addiction treatment, which requires individuals to stay at a treatment facility for an extended period.
Here are the key features of outpatient addiction rehab:
Outpatient treatment for various medical and mental health conditions, including addiction, offers several benefits.
Here are some of the advantages of outpatient treatment:
While the focus during day/night and IOP is geared more toward individualized recovery solutions, things are a bit different in OP. Here, the focus is more relaxed and on establishing successful coping mechanisms.
It’s helpful to think of the difference between high school and college. While high school is more intensely focused – the day-in-day-out grind – college is concerned with finding your specific learning style and using that to teach meaningful lessons. That’s how we operate outpatient addiction treatment here at the Good Life. We focus on group therapy, individual therapy, workshops, and informative talks that spur inner-reflection and spark positive action.
What do I learn vs. how do I put it into action is another way to look at it.
Alright, enough waxing philosophical. What does our OP program look like?
While this is similar to IOP, the focus is geared less towards understanding why and more towards developing and implementing healthy living skills.
Relapse prevention is a common topic of discussion during outpatient treatment.
It’s common for clients to struggle with group therapy. This is especially true in the OP phase when they’re tired of a structured group environment. This happens despite the fact that peer groups have been shown time and time again to be among the most influential and helpful tools therapists have at their disposal. All of which is a long way of saying that, as mentioned above, we foster a relaxed workshop environment in outpatient drug rehab. When paired with one-on-one therapy, the result is nothing short of astounding.
Topics commonly covered in our OP workshops include:
This list could be increased by about 1,000 more topics, but these cover the basics.
Through this dual clinical and personal approach, we’re able to offer practical and meaningful tools to you or your loved one. We’re able to guide you through the often-overwhelming world of early-recovery and provide all the support needed to flourish.
Contact our team to learn more about how The Good Life Treatment Center can help you!
You know what we hear over and over again? Statements like these:
Behind them stands a world of fear. A life without mind or mood altering substances isn’t for the timid. It isn’t for those who aren’t ready and it shouldn’t be blindly pursed.
You or your loved one need a foundation for living.
That’s what we do here at the Good Life. We help you or your loved one to build that foundation, brick by loving brick.
That’s where our additional outpatient addiction services enter the picture. Much like our additional IOP services, these are companions to treatment that help enhance and deepen our clients’ recovery.
We’re proud to offer many of the same support services during OP that we offer during IOP. This is just one more way we go above and beyond to make sure you or your loved one are taken care of.
Additional OP services include:
If you have any questions, or if there’s a service you didn’t see covered above, don’t hesitate to call us today at (561) 250-8552 to learn more.
Our facility is located right next to the beach and we strive to make your recovery as comfortable and up-scale as possible.
Recovery is not easy, but our team of specialists will walk with you every step of the way so that you can live the sober life you deserve.
Our facility is a smaller and more intimate setting that you will not get lost in. We will always make sure there is someone available for you.
At The Good Life Treatment Center, you will receive a personalized treatment plan, and you will be treated like a person, not a file.