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How Can an Adolescent Online IOP Help My Loved One?

If you're wondering how to help a young man you care about get the help they need right now, Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center can help. An adolescent online intensive outpatient program may be the answer for you and your loved one. Virtual IOPs are the latest treatment option designed to meet the needs of more adolescents more flexibly. The teen in your life may be hesitating when committing to residential treatment or unsure about whether they can make time for treatment. In such cases, they should consider a virtual IOP. At Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center, we do not have an online IOP. However, we do have a residential treatment program that is tailored to the needs of teenage boys. Contact our professional treatment team at 662.373.2828 today to learn more about the programs we do have.

What Is an Adolescent Online IOP?

An adolescent IOP is an online solution for teens who need a treatment option that they can balance with their school and home responsibilities. If they are having trouble managing issues related to their mental health or substance use, this virtual option can give your teen a schedule of treatment. This schedule is both structured and flexible. The structure of an online IOP can include:
  • Customized treatment plans for each individual person
  • Online sessions three to five days a week
  • A trained counselor to work with
  • Group and family video therapy sessions
  • One-on-one video counseling
  • Interactive workshop sessions
  • Experiential therapies, like art, music, and pet therapy
  • A duration of up to three months on average

Benefits of an Adolescent Virtual IOP

An adolescent virtual IOP allows for:
  • The most flexibility
  • Social distanced remote treatment
  • A fully customizable treatment experience
  • Structure & consistency
  • Safety & security
The programming of a virtual IOP follows that of an in-person IOP. So you can have peace of mind knowing that you aren't sacrificing the quality of care you're giving your loved one if they take part in a virtual IOP. By choosing an online option, the boys in the program can have a very flexible option to work into their busy lives without stress. An adolescent online IOP doesn't require living at a treatment center to receive care. Therefore, they are able to schedule therapy sessions online on the days that work best for them. So while the number of treatment hours a week may be the same for an online and in-person IOP, the schedule may be completely different. A virtual IOP for adolescents allows teens to attend school uninterrupted and receive treatment in the comfort and safety of their own homes. Any treatment program requires a dedication to recovery, whether online or in person. You can play an important role, too, as part of a solid support system at home. Each treatment program is unique to the individual, but on average, you can expect treatment to last between 5 and 25 hrs a week for up to 3 months.

Seek Support for Your Teen at Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center

For teens battling mental health or substance use disorders, Stonewater offers a variety of treatment options. Getting individualized treatment from a residential treatment center can provide the support that teens need, allowing them to begin the healing process. Our addiction treatment programs include treatments such as:
  • Evidence-based behavioral therapies
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • Dual diagnosis treatment programs
  • Detox support
  • Individual and group therapies
  • Family support services
Our addiction treatment programs can help your loved one get their life back on track without delay. Give our professional treatment team a call today at 662.373.2828 to get started on finding their path to recovery.