If you’re having trouble fitting much-needed mental health, substance abuse, or co-occurring disorder treatment into your schedule, you need to know that there are options for you. An intensive outpatient program (IOP) could be the right fit to get the most flexibility. You can even go through an IOP online without ever setting foot in a treatment facility. You may need to contact a professional treatment team to determine if an adolescent online program can help your loved one.
A virtual IOP is similar to an in-person IOP as far as its programming. Still, it can provide more flexibility than a traditional IOP simply because it is all available online at your convenience. Whatever you choose, each treatment program is designed to meet the individual’s needs.
An IOP with Flexibility for Teens
Customized treatment plans come in all shapes and sizes, including online options to meet the needs of more people than ever. In an ideal world, whether online or in-person, each teen will receive the same level of comprehensive care. The adolescent addiction treatment options through online IOP can include:
- Mental health disorder treatment
- Alcohol use disorder treatment
- Opioid use disorder treatment
- Cocaine use disorder treatment
- Heroin use disorder treatment
- Meth use disorder treatment
- Prescription drug addiction treatment
Virtual IOP treatment can occur in different blocks of time on the days that work for you. Therefore, each individual person undergoing treatment through the virtual program has a treatment schedule that works for them. You will end up receiving the same number of hours of treatment a week as those attending an in-person IOP. However, you choose what one or two-hour blocks work with your schedule and your other commitments. You can expect IOP treatment programs to require between 5 and 25 hrs a week for up to 3 months.
Virtual Mental Health Options
With a virtual IOP, teens don’t have to worry about attending treatment sessions at a treatment center. They can have the flexibility of building a treatment plan around their schedule, from wherever they are, while still receiving comprehensive and effective care.
Addiction treatment centers see a great amount of untreated depression in adolescents, leading to drug and alcohol use. The co-occurring disorders are best treated together, so it may be best to find a treatment program that specializes in treating dual diagnoses. In fact, it is best to find a dual diagnosis treatment program that is designed specifically for adolescent boys. Therapeutic options to help teens like you that may be suffering from depression and substance abuse includes:
- Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
- Family therapy
- Group therapy
- Individual therapy
Each of these therapeutic programs can give you the tools you need to begin healing.
No matter what you are battling, whether it be a substance use disorder, a mental health disorder, or co-occurring disorder, the caring and compassionate team can help with a treatment program designed just for them. You should have access to a wide range of treatment options, including in-person and virtual programs. The goal is to give teens the tools that they need to overcome their dependence on drugs or alcohol and any mental health issues. This can consist of residential or outpatient treatment, private schooling, recovery activities, and more treatments.
Seek Support at Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center
At this time, Stonewater Adolescent Recovery Center doesn’t have an IOP. However, our caring and professional treatment team can talk you through other treatment options, including:
- Dual diagnosis treatment program
- Mental health treatment
- Anxiety treatment program
- Depression treatment program
- Bipolar treatment program
- Trauma treatment program
- ADHD treatment program
Don’t wait to get the treatment you need. You are not alone, and you shouldn’t have to struggle to find your path to recovery. Give us a call today at 662.373.2828 for more information.