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Woodridge Intensive Outpatient Program

Outpatient Behavioral Health with Woodridge Hospital

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Woodridge Intensive Outpatient Program
1106 W. Market Street
Suite 1220–1221
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-2241
36.3143817
-82.3808685

 

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), a service of Woodridge Hospital, treats patients experiencing mild to moderate symptoms of distress or impaired function due to a psychiatric illness and/or substance abuse issues.

The program includes group therapy, medication management and may include individual or group therapy as needed.

Group therapy

IOP is an intensive level of care, offering group therapy three times a week for three hours each day. There are two different groups offered, both led by a trained therapist.

The morning group is a psychiatric intensive group geared toward patients with a primary mental health diagnosis.

The evening group is a group focused on alcohol and substance abuse and dependence that addresses other mental health issues as needed.

Group focus may include:

  • Challenging thought distortions
  • Coping skills
  • Identifying triggers
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Relapse prevention
  • Self-awareness
  • Substance abuse
  • Other topics based on the needs of the group

How long is the Intensive Outpatient Program?

The length of the program is based on the needs of each patient and progress toward treatment goals.

However, the average length of stay in the inpatient program is 6 to 8 weeks or around 18 sessions total.

Follow-up care

Following the IOP, the patient will be referred to outpatient mental health providers for ongoing treatment. Patients in active treatment with an outpatient provider may continue treatment, and efforts will be made to coordinate care.

Also, with the assistance of aftercare appointments, patients will be able to transition from intensive therapy to outpatient treatment with a focus on symptom management, medication compliance and relapse prevention.


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What's New

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization

With novel coronavirus (COVID-19) hospitalizations at record levels, Ballad Health is providing feedback to the communities it serves, intended to optimize healthcare resources for those who need it most. ... read more about Ballad Health issues statement on emergency department utilization.

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Increase in regional COVID-19 cases leads Ballad Health to delay all elective surgical procedures, limit visitation to patients with COVID-19

An increase in novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in the Appalachian Highlands has prompted Ballad Health to postpone all elective and non-emergent surgeries, including already-scheduled procedures. ... read more about Increase in regional COVID-19 cases leads Ballad Health to delay all elective surgical procedures, limit visitation to patients with COVID-19.

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Statement in support of in-person learning and protection measures for children

Ballad Health unequivocally supports taking all appropriate measures to keep children in schools for in-person learning. We believe taking the steps recommended by medical boards and the CDC are most likely to enhance the opportunity to keep children in school. ... read more about Statement in support of in-person learning and protection measures for children.