client learning about intensive outpatient treatment for addiction

How Does Intensive Outpatient Treatment for Addiction Work?

An intensive outpatient program, also known as an IOP, provides a middle-level of support for those in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. This program is less supervised and formal than residential care. But an intensive outpatient program offers more structure than outpatient services. It’s also an excellent choice for clients who want to recover…

woman participating in motivational interviewing for addiction recovery

How Motivational Interviewing Is Used in Addiction Recovery

Motivational interviewing is a form of addiction treatment in which the therapist acts as the interviewer, and the client becomes the interviewee. The purpose of this type of treatment is to prompt a change in the client’s life. For instance, people who struggle with alcohol use disorder may find motivational interviewing helpful because it helps…