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Intensive Outpatient Program - Johnson City

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403 North State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604
(423) 431-7047
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-82.38764639999999

 

OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH CARE AT WOODRIDGE

 

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) at 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.

What's New

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Ballad Health hospitals increase visitation restrictions due to escalating flu risk

Rather than visit in person, people are encouraged to call the hospital to check on a patient’s condition. It’s also important to remember that people can spread the flu to others for a full a day before they start showing symptoms. ... read more about Ballad Health hospitals increase visitation restrictions due to escalating flu risk.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Seventh annual Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon on Feb. 21-22 to benefit crucial Child Life Services department

The radiothon relies on volunteers and community support to raise money for the hospital. In the days leading up to the event, local corporate sponsors line up their pledges, while children make contributions through change buckets at local schools. ... read more about Seventh annual Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon on Feb. 21-22 to benefit crucial Child Life Services department.

Patients & Visitors

What's New

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Ballad Health hospitals increase visitation restrictions due to escalating flu risk

Rather than visit in person, people are encouraged to call the hospital to check on a patient’s condition. It’s also important to remember that people can spread the flu to others for a full a day before they start showing symptoms. ... read more about Ballad Health hospitals increase visitation restrictions due to escalating flu risk.

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Seventh annual Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon on Feb. 21-22 to benefit crucial Child Life Services department

The radiothon relies on volunteers and community support to raise money for the hospital. In the days leading up to the event, local corporate sponsors line up their pledges, while children make contributions through change buckets at local schools. ... read more about Seventh annual Niswonger Children’s Hospital Radiothon on Feb. 21-22 to benefit crucial Child Life Services department.