CHC’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for high school teens (ages 14-18) with moderate to severe symptoms of anxiety and depression who require a higher level of care is now open
CHC’s IOP features:
- Evidence-based interventions: DBT including mindfulness, coping and problem solving skills training
- Intimate, small-group setting
- Longer duration (12 weeks) increases likelihood of desired outcomes
- Seasoned, licensed clinicians who specialize in working with teens
- Individual, group and multi-family group therapy
- Adolescent psychiatry and medication management
- Executive Functioning coaching
- Convenient after-school hours
- Unique focus on transition support between IOP, inpatient and outpatient therapy
- Coordination with outside mental health providers, school admins and appropriate medical professionals
- Weekly multi-family skills groups to help foster positive communication and relationships within the family
- Compassionate and continuous care
- Affordable and insurance based care
- Financial assistance available
The group meets 4 days per week: M, T, W, Th from 3:00 pm to 6:15 pm
Download the Daily Schedule (.pdf)
Who Can Benefit
High school teens (ages 14-18) with:
- Moderate to severe symptoms of anxiety or depression
- Self-harming behaviors (i.e., cutting)
- Suicidal thoughts
- Significant decrease in functioning at school and home
IOP Objectives & Outcomes
- Reduction of unsafe thoughts and behaviors.
- Significant reduction in symptoms of anxiety and depression.
- Improvements across all areas of life: academics, friendships, family dynamics, managing emotions and coping with stress.
- Help teens realize a life worth living.
Monday and Wednesday
Includes mindfulness experiences, Executive Fuctioning coaching and interpersonal skills development
Tuesday and Thursday
Includes mindfulness movement and arts and family skills development with parents
All days include a 1 hour processing component at the end of the day.