The LGBTQ community has a higher rate of substance abuse and mental health disorders when compared to the general population. Because of this, it is vital that there are specialized treatment programs that cater to the unique needs of this population. Mile High Recovery Center, one of the leading outpatient rehab programs in Colorado, offers an LGBTQ Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) that is designed to meet the necessities of this community.
The LGBTQ outpatient rehab program at Mile High Recovery Center understands the unique challenges that our clients face and are able to provide them with the necessary support and guidance that address each client. Call 303-268-2144 and get the help you need today!
What Is an LGBTQ Intensive Outpatient Program?
The LGBTQ IOP is a structured non-residential program that provides comprehensive treatment for those struggling with addiction and mental health disorders. The program is designed to help individuals develop the skills and knowledge necessary to maintain sobriety and live a healthy and productive life.
Mile High Recovery Center is a queer-inclusive IOP program that welcomes individuals of all sexual orientations and gender identities. We understand the unique challenges that our clients face and are committed to providing you with the necessary support and guidance that address each client’s experiences. Our program consists of weekly group therapy sessions and individual counseling sessions and includes:
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
- Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR)
- Motivational enhancement therapy (MET)
- Relapse prevention
- Dual diagnosis
- Group therapy
- Family therapy
- Equine therapy
- Addiction and mental health psychiatry
- Anxiety, depression, bipolar treatment
- LGBTQ-specific issues
Why Choose an IOP Treatment?
LGBTQ intensive outpatient programs do not require detoxification or supervision 24/7 like inpatient programs. Because of this, IOP is a great step-down program for those who have completed a residential treatment program and are ready to transition back into their everyday lives.
IOP for the LGBTQ community can be great for you if you cannot commit to a residential treatment program due to work, school, or family obligations. The program is flexible and can be tailored to fit each individual’s needs and schedule.
What Should You Expect From the LGBTQ IOP
You can expect to be treated with compassion and respect when you enter the program. You will be provided with the resources and support you need to overcome addiction and mental health disorders. The goals of the LGBTQ IOP are to help individuals:
- Identify and cope with stressors
- Identify and manage triggers
- Develop healthy coping skills
- Build a support system
- Work through trauma
- Address substance abuse and mental health disorders
What Are the Benefits of IOP for the LGBTQ Community
The program is designed to help you overcome addiction and develop the necessary tools to maintain your sobriety. IOP for the LGBTQ community provides numerous benefits for those struggling with addiction and mental health disorders, such as:
- A comprehensive approach to treatment that addresses the underlying causes of addiction and mental health disorders
- A safe and supportive environment where individuals can openly express themselves
- Individualized treatment plans that address each client’s unique needs
- A team of addiction and mental health professionals who are experienced in working with the LGBTQ community
- Access to resources and support systems
Queer-Inclusive IOP at Mile High Recovery Center
It is essential that facilities offer queer-inclusive IOP programs to provide the most comprehensive and effective care possible to achieve long-term sobriety and mental health. Our team at Mile High Recovery Center of addiction and mental health professionals is experienced in working with the LGBTQ community and is committed to providing you with the necessary support and guidance.
If you or someone you know is struggling with addiction and mental health disorders, please reach out to us at 303-268-2144. We can help you find the treatment you need to start living a healthy and productive life.