IOP (Intensive Outpatient Program)

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a home and community-based treatment program. Team members work together to provide intensive, coordinated and integrated treatment. Services are provided mostly on an outreach basis and are designed to rehabilitate individuals who are experiencing persistent and severe mental illness symptoms.  The IOP services are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. The staff to client ratio is 1 staff member to 15 clients. Most services are provided on an outreach basis; in the clients home, job site, accompaniment to medical appointments, etc.

Key components and services:

  • maintaining apartment cleanliness
  • assistance with shopping, menu planning and cooking
  • assistance with attending medical/dental appointments
  • medication monitoring up to 7 days a week
  • monitoring and assistance with diabetic issues
  • assistance with budgeting and maintaining benefits
  • assistance with leisure activities
  • assistance with transportation issues
  • referral for substance abuse issues
  • assistance with self care (personal hygiene and laundry)
  • referral for employment services
  • psychiatric evaluation and medications
  • crisis assessment and intervention¬†