Many patients struggle to balance addiction treatment sessions with the demands of their work schedules. Turning Point’s nighttime IOP offers the flexibility to maintain full-time employment during the day while attending treatment in the evenings. Individual sessions are determined by each patient’s unique treatment plan.
Evening IOP Schedule
Nighttime IOP sessions are available Monday thru Friday, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Patients may not need to attend all five days, as IOP requirements are usually about nine hours.
Turning Point’s Evening IOP offers a variety of therapeutic services and treatment sessions:
- Individual Therapy
- Group Therapy
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy
- Co-Occurring Disorder Care
- Medication-Assisted Treatment For Opioid Use Disorders
- Psychiatric Services
One-on-one sessions with Turning Point’s counselors provide the opportunity for patients to address the underlying causes of the addiction. These sessions allows patients to privately discuss issues that they may be uncomfortable sharing in a group setting.
Group therapy sessions allow peers to share success stories and useful coping mechanisms, as well as receive support during difficult points in their recovery journey. Group sessions help to remind each patient that they are not alone in their struggle to overcome addiction.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Dialectical behavior therapy is one of the most effective therapeutic tools used in addiction treatment. This evidence-based psychotherapy format helps patients to learn new ways to react to stress and handle cravings, and therapy sessions help them to discard unhealthy ways of thinking and behaving in favor of thought and behavior patterns that support sobriety.
Co-Occurring Disorder Care
Many patients suffer from co-occurring disorders, or mental health disorders that coincide with substance use disorders. For example, a person may seek treatment for an alcohol addiction and, during assessment, clinicians may discover that the patient also suffers from PTSD. Each disorder must then be treated in context of the other to support lasting sobriety, so treatment plans are crafted that allow therapy to address both issues. Common mental health disorders that co-occur with addiction include depression, anxiety disorders, PTSD, schizophrenia and many others.
Medication-Assisted Treatment For Opioid Disorders
Medication-assisted treatment combines behavioral therapy with FDA-approved medications that decrease cravings and prevent withdrawal, helping to pave the way for long-term sobriety. Many patients benefit from this combination of medication and therapy that addresses the physical symptoms of addiction and withdrawal while they learn healthier ways of thinking and acquire coping mechanisms to handle cravings.
Psychiatric services offer clinical assessments and prescription services to handle medication management and ensure each patient is progressing through their treatment plan.
Patients attending evening IOP sessions will have access to medical services to monitor medication effectiveness and any other health issues that might present a challenge to well-being or sobriety.