Rehab in Dover, NJ
At Enlightened Recovery, we know that not all addiction and mental health treatments are “one-size-fits-all.” Clients need choices to create a program that meets their needs. That is why our rehab in Dover, New Jersey, offers differing levels of care to meet clients where they are in their recovery.
Levels of Care
Throughout the treatment process, many clients step down from one level of care to the next. This helps them gradually bring the coping skills they learn in treatment into their daily lives. Overall, clients attain more successful outcomes in recovery by sustaining their time in treatment within less restrictive programs as they move forward.
On the other hand, some clients are unable to fit long-term, intensive drug and alcohol rehab into their schedule. Thus, additional levels of care can help clients find the right fit. Our rehab in Dover, New Jersey, allows clients to remain engaged at an appropriate level of care with the flexibility needed to maintain a well-balanced life in recovery.
During any level of care in outpatient rehab, clients can live at home or in a sober living program. It is best to reside within an environment that is conducive to recovery, especially in the early stages of treatment.
We offer the following levels of care for outpatient treatment:
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
Partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) are sometimes called “day treatment programs.” These programs are the highest level of care for outpatient services. Clients attend a PHP five days a week, usually for about eight hours per day. The schedule is similar to that of a full-time job.
A PHP is great for clients who need a lot of support after leaving an inpatient rehab facility. Since drug and alcohol addiction can lead to several issues in a person’s life, clients might need more time and skills to rebuild their lives after inpatient rehab. For instance, they might have lost their job or failed out of school and need additional life skills to get back on their feet.
Therefore, our PHP in Dover, New Jersey, is a great treatment option for someone who doesn’t need to fulfill other daily commitments, like returning to a full-time career or resuming college courses. During PHP, clients are within a treatment facility for much of their day without the restrictions of an inpatient facility. That way, they still get the care of a supportive environment while getting their lives back together.
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
Sometimes, PHP is too restrictive for some clients. These could be people who cannot attend a daily program due to work, school, or family obligations. Thus, they need a flexible treatment schedule that still provides an intensive amount of support without the limitations of a PHP. In this case, an intensive outpatient program (IOP) is the best option to continue treatment after inpatient rehab.
During our IOP in Dover, New Jersey, we offer a flexible schedule with sessions that occur three days per week. We also have sessions in the evening, afternoon, or morning hours to accommodate our clients’ schedules. Most sessions mix a variety of topics and treatment modalities within a three-hour session.
Throughout IOP, clients still get a significant amount of treatment with individual counseling, group therapy, and psychoeducational courses. They also work on building the life skills needed to maintain long-term recovery. Our IOP is also great for those stepping down from a PHP who still need a high level of support as they transition to daily life.
Outpatient Program (OP)
Finally, our least restrictive level of care is our outpatient program (OP). Most people only spend about one hour per week in OP. This could be one individual therapy session per week or a group session. Some clients combine a group or family session with a one-on-one session during OP.
While inpatient rehab, PHP, and IOP focus much more on the building blocks of recovery, OP is more about treating specific issues or concerns. Often, as clients go through treatment at higher levels of care, they begin to uncover the underlying causes of their addiction. In addition, their addiction might have created significant issues in specific areas of their lives. OP helps clients target these areas of their lives.
One of the most common underlying causes of addiction is an untreated mental health disorder. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that “more than 50% [of Americans] will be diagnosed with a mental illness or disorder at some point in their lifetime.” Many clients begin using drugs or alcohol as a way of masking or self-medicating for their mental health symptoms. Thus, OP helps clients learn healthy ways to cope with mental health symptoms without resorting to drug and alcohol abuse.
Benefits of Rehab in Dover, NJ
Our outpatient rehab programs provide several benefits for clients in recovery. One of the most important benefits is helping clients sustain their time in treatment during early recovery.
During the first stages of treatment, clients are in their most vulnerable state. They are more likely to relapse, as they could easily resume old habits if they attempt to move forward too quickly. Furthermore, following inpatient rehab, clients might overestimate their ability to maintain sobriety without professional help. Thus, by stepping down to an appropriate level of outpatient care, clients get to practice their recovery in their daily lives without completely letting go of the support of rehab professionals.
Additional benefits of outpatient rehab in Dover, New Jersey, include the following:
The above-mentioned benefits are by no means an exhaustive list. Regardless, outpatient rehab programs will help clients improve their lives as they continue to engage in the recovery process.
Begin Your Recovery Today at Our Rehab in Dover, NJ
Our outpatient treatment programs can help clients continue building the skills they began during inpatient rehab. Enlightened Recovery offers treatment at multiple locations, including Dover, New Jersey. Contact us today to begin an outpatient treatment program with us.