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Allentown Outpatient
Rock Formation

Intensive Outpatient

Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Treatment is designed to help create stability following relapse or a period of inpatient treatment.


The Allentown Outpatient IOP Program requires a minimum of 9 hours per week, with both an AM and PM track of either 8:30am-11:30am, or 6pm-9pm.


The programming consists of the following:

  • Education on Addiction​​

    • effects on the brain & defining addiction​

  • Triggers

    • internal & external​

    • corrective plan & relapse prevention

    • pathway to recovery

  • Managing Emotions

    • coping skills, normalizing emptions​

  • Identifying Sober Activities

    • where and how to make new relationships​

  • Wellness

  • Education & Vocational

Allentown Outpatient embraces multiple pathways to recover when addressing the complexity of substance use disorder. MAT offers an additional layer of support when provided collaboratively with behavior therapy. We support induction and maintenance of Vivitrol & Buprenorphine (Suboxone, Subleatel) for opioid and alcohol use disorders.


Outpatient Treatment (OT) provides moderately intensive services that are designed to sustain the positive lifestyle changes necessary for long-term recovery from addiction.


The Allentown Outpatient OP Program requires between 1 and 8 hours per week, with both an AM and PM track of either

8:30am-11:30am, or 6pm-9pm.


The programming consists of the following: 

  • Recovery Stages of Change

  • Grief & Loss

    • coping skills

  • Conflict Resolution

    • internal & external

  • Impulsive vs. Compulsive

  • Money Management

  • How to Implement Wellness

  • Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

    • unhealthy vs. healthy relationships

  • Well-Being

  • Family Sessions

    • ​family members are invited to participate during individual sessions when appropriate

Group of Friends

Early Intervention

Early Intervention is a psychoeducational program that offers support to those who may benefit from taking preventative measures regarding addiction and substance abuse. 

The Allentown Outpatient Early Intervention Program requires 6 sessions and consists of the following:

  • What is Addiction?

    • understanding the difference between social, misuse, abuse & physical dependency

  • Stages of Change

  • Change Making & Obstacles

  • Thinking Errors & Cognitive Distortions

  • Decision Making

  • Relationships

    • unhealthy vs healthy

  • Communication

Coping skills will be relevant to each topic & addressed at each group session

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