Outpatient Treatment

Intensive Outpatient Programs

At Fellowship Hall, Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP) is an abstinence-based program, open to adults 18 and older who are struggling with substance use disorder and are experiencing impairment in their daily functioning. IOP is designed for those who need a structured program to address their abuse/addiction issues while allowing them to continue to live and work in their own communities. 

Please Note: As we monitor the rapid changes taking place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are continually looking for ways to improve service delivery and adhere to CDC recommendations. With this in mind, our IOP and Outpatient services moved to a virtual platform beginning in March 2020. Our IOP groups take place on a Zoom platform for both guests who reside off-campus and those in our structured sober living homes. All Outpatient guests living off-campus participate in individual telephonic sessions.

Our IOP provides education about addiction, relapse prevention, skill-building, and support for sustained recovery based on a 12-step foundation, in the following format:

  • Standard 8 week program
  • Three-day groups per week (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 1-4pm)
  • Three evening groups per week (Monday, Tuesday & Thursday 6-9pm)
  • One individual therapy session per week
  • Random monitoring of alcohol and drug use

Upon completion of the IOP program, guests step down to an Early Recovery Group (ERG), which meets every Wednesday evening from 6-7:30pm. ERG is a counselor facilitated support group. We know that alcoholism/addiction is a disease of isolation, so ongoing support is crucial to a successful recovery. Guests commit to 12 weeks of ERG, but have the option to continue for up to 2 years for therapeutic support.

Please Note: Due to COVID-19 concerns, our ERG Groups are meeting on-site in groups of 9 or fewer with a counselor. 

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Fellowship Hall offers traditional outpatient services to guests who have successfully completed one of our many programs. Families are also encouraged to participate in our outpatient programs by utilizing individual and family counseling sessions. Family members who have completed the 4-day family program may take advantage of these services.

Please Note: Our Outpatient participants engage in telephone appointments versus in-person meetings in light of risks associated with COVID-19.

All of our outpatient programs are designed to address problems associated with chemical dependencies and, if applicable, related mental health disorders. The goal is to help clients integrate a workable recovery program into daily life. Our outpatient services include individual, couples, and family counseling. Multiple treatment modalities can be used based on the particular circumstances. The outpatient therapist, along with the guest, will determine the frequency of meetings. Continuity of care is a vital element of a successful recovery, and our outpatient services allow guests to continue working with clinicians who understand substance use disorder. Outpatient services also offer psychiatric assessment and medication management.

Issues Addressed:

  • PTSD and other trauma-related disorders
  • Addictions and compulsive behaviors
  • Grief and loss
  • Developmental transitions
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Relationship concerns
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