Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for Mental Health Concerns & Substance Abuse Treatment in Fayetteville, AR

Vantage Point Behavioral Health Hospital offers an intensive outpatient program (IOP) for adults age 18 and older who are struggling with mental health concerns and substance use disorders. Those who participate in IOP at our facility in Fayetteville, Arkansas, receive comprehensive, personalized care from a team of compassionate professionals, with the goal of providing sustained progress for long-term health and well-being.

Learn About Our Intensive Outpatient Program

Overview of the intensive outpatient program at Vantage Point Behavioral Health Hospital in Fayetteville, AR

An intensive outpatient program is a level of care that is more thorough than traditional outpatient services and more flexible than inpatient treatment. It can be ideal for patients who are seeking some semblance of structure as they work toward better health and wellness but want the flexibility to work, attend school, or participate in other activities that help them maintain an independent lifestyle.

Vantage Point’s IOP offers treatment five days per week, Monday through Friday, for three hours per day. The typical length of stay in this program is six to eight weeks, though that can vary depending on an individual patient’s strengths, goals, and progress. Patients may enter the IOP level either directly or by stepping down after completing a higher level of care.

IOP helps patients better understand their diagnoses, manage their symptoms, and process their emotions using therapeutic interventions that provide introspection and the ability to hear from others who are experiencing similar struggles.

If you think that you or a loved one is an ideal candidate for the IOP at our facility in Fayetteville, Arkansas, please contact our admissions team at your convenience. We will help answer any questions you may have about our programming so that you can make the best decision for yourself or on behalf of a loved one.

What We Treat

What we treat in the intensive outpatient program at Vantage Point Behavioral Health Hospital in Fayetteville, AR

Vantage Point’s intensive outpatient program serves adults who are struggling with both mental illness and substance abuse. Some of the common conditions we treat as a primary diagnosis include:

  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Substance use disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Self-harm
  • Trauma and stress-related disorders
  • Neurocognitive disorders

This is not an exhaustive list of every disorder that we treat at our facility in Fayetteville, Arkansas. To help us understand more about the unique challenges you or your loved one faces, please reach out and we will help you schedule a confidential in-house or mobile assessment.

How We Help

Therapeutic modalities in the intensive outpatient program at Vantage Point Behavioral Health Hospital in Fayetteville, AR

At Vantage Point, our intensive outpatient program provides adults with structured clinical support while also allowing them to maintain a healthy, independent lifestyle.

Group therapy is the main means of treatment at our Fayetteville, Arkansas, facility, helping patients understand how they can manage their diagnoses and symptoms over the long haul. This also allows for the building of camaraderie through shared experiences of patients who are struggling with similar mental health disorders or substance abuse concerns.

Group therapy takes place on a daily basis for our patients, who participate in both process and psychotherapy groups. Our highly trained and experienced professional staff, consisting of licensed professional counselors (LPCs), licensed acupuncturists (LACs), licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs), and licensed master social workers (LMSWs), administers these sessions, which touch on topics such as life skills and coping skills.

Our IOP also offers individual therapy on an as-needed basis. All therapeutic sessions are rooted in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), a form of psychological treatment that addresses unhelpful cognitions and behaviors that result in distress. Research shows that CBT is beneficial in preventing addiction relapse, coping with grief and loss, identifying negative thoughts and emotions, managing chronic pain, and overcoming trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Additionally, IOP patients may receive basic medical care and medication management services. Patients can expect to meet with a psychiatrist within one month of their admission date to better determine the course of their individual needs.

Our general medical care comes from a staff consisting of registered nurses (RNs), medical doctors, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), and certified nursing assistants (CNAs).

Discharge Planning

Aftercare details for the intensive outpatient program at Vantage Point Behavioral Health Hospital in Fayetteville, AR

For patients of Vantage Point’s intensive outpatient program, planning for the road ahead begins the first day you or your loved one is admitted to our facility in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Your treatment team will work collaboratively with you and your family to identify community-based resources that will best meet your individual requirements upon completion of our IOP.

Our aftercare planning is specially designed for your unique path toward wellness. Depending on your needs, your discharge plan may include a referral to traditional outpatient therapy, information about peer support groups, or other relevant guidance.

To learn more about the IOP at Vantage Point Behavioral Health Hospital, or to ask questions about any aspect of care at our facility, please contact us at your convenience. A member of our team is available 24/7 to answer all your questions and help you determine if IOP is the right choice to lead you or your loved one toward a happier, healthier future.

I wanted to give this recommendation for Vantage Point. This hospital has been very good for me. They work very hard to make sure their patients are well taken care of. I felt lucky to be here for in-house stay and now for IOP. If you need help emotionally this is the place to be.

– a former client