The objective of the Outpatient Program is to provide young people with the tools to cope with daily life challenges along with the opportunity to learn to have fun while staying sober. Additionally, we place a high emphasis on parental involvement. All parents of young people involved in the program recieve counseling, education, and support.
The issues covered in the program are similar to our other, more intensive programs: dealing with peer pressure, resolving self-sabotage issues caused by substance use / drug abuse, improving self worth (and addressing any other mental health issues that arise), improving relationships with family members, learning to have fun in recovery / sobriety, and relapse prevention.
The staff works individually with each client to create a treatment plan specific to his or her needs. Before being discharged from the Outpatient Program the staff along with the client and his or her family members develop a comprehensive aftercare plan. Insight knows treatment doesn’t end with discharge from Outpatient. It takes time to apply the tools of recovery to all aspects of life. This plan is critical to implementing the tools acquired through the course of treatment. Aftercare is long term and can last up to two years.