Addiction Recovery Services, based in Greenland, NH, wants to emphasize the benefits of their intensive outpatient program (IOP) that is made up of education and group therapy for three hours a day, four days each week for a duration of five weeks. IOP includes weekly consultation with a certified addiction psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner with no additional charge. When it is required, medications like Suboxone®, Campral®, naltrexone, and Vivitrol®, as well as medication for managing mental health symptoms, can easily be accessed. There are no waiting lists for accessing any of the services and these are always provided by experienced and licensed psychiatrists, therapists, and nurse practitioners.
The IOP offered by Addiction Recovery Services is suitable for people struggling with various kinds of addiction. These include: those who are returning from a residential or inpatient detox program; those who want to continue living at home and working while undergoing treatment; those who are looking for help for the first time and are not yet sure as to the amount of help they require; those with untreated mental health symptoms that have contributed to their addiction; and those who will benefit from the discussions and skill building activities to help with relationship conflict, negative thinking, and difficult emotions like sadness, anger, and boredom.
Outpatient programs are preferred by people who usually have work or family commitments that they can’t abandon while undergoing treatment for their substance use issues. These are people who simply cannot leave their current lives behind for a long period of time, thus, preventing them from enrolling in a full-time in-patient treatment program.
A spokesperson for Addiction Recovery Services says, “The mission of Addiction Recovery Services is to offer accessible and effective family education, group therapy, and medication management for people struggling with addiction and mental health symptoms. These services are provided by licensed professionals who truly understand what the patients are going through, and the IOP offerings are available in Salem and Portsmouth, New Hampshire.”
People who require the IOP treatments can start by scheduling an admission interview with the Addiction Recovery Services intake counselors. Most major insurances are accepted and a self-payment plan can also be arranged. What they offer is evidence-based treatment for addiction and any co-occurring mental health issues.
An important aspect of the IOP program offered by Addiction Recovery Services is the fact that they also consider if there are mental health problems that may have contributed to the substance use. Unfortunately, diagnosing metal illness is not as straightforward as testing for physical illnesses. What can be done is to look for common signs and symptoms that might indicate the presence of a mental health issue. These include: feeling withdrawn or sad for more than two weeks; engaging in risky behavior that may cause harm to themselves or others; attempting to harm themselves or suicide; significant changes in mood, personality, behavior, or sleeping habits; and more.
People who are looking for a reliable intensive outpatient treatment for their loved ones or themselves may want to check out the Addiction Recovery Services website, or contact them via phone or email. They are open from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
SOURCE: Press Advantage [Link]
The Mission of Addiction Recovery Services is to provide accessible and effective group therapy, family education and medication management for addiction and mental health symptoms provided by compassionate licensed professionals.
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