When an individual completes inpatient treatment, he may only have scratched the surface in terms of addressing underlying issues.
That is why we have assembled a clinical team that has collectively worked with hundreds of young males struggling with drug and alcohol abuse and mental health issues including depression, anxiety, attention deficit, and trauma. This highly-credentialed team of doctors, therapists, and specialists continue the work initiated during inpatient treatment and address any new issues that commonly arise as a result of the transition from the protective “bubble” of treatment to the real world.
The following services are tailored to our male clients and offered at our nearby outpatient treatment center:
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
The Westport House intensive outpatient program is designed to meet the unique needs of our young male population. The IOP program provides up to 15 hours of individual, group, and family therapy per week. Clients attend groups three days per week for six to twelve weeks, where they practice coping skills, participate in sober activities, and develop recovery action plans.
Outpatient Program (OP)
The outpatient program is for those who have completed IOP and are functioning well. OP groups meet one to two times per week for one hour, and activities tend to focus on maintaining a healthy lifestyle and relationships, integrating life skills and motivation, and preventing relapse. The approach can be highly varied depending on the individual needs of the participants.
Clients meet one to three times per week with a masters-level therapist specializing in substance use and co-occurring disorders – ensuring core issues are identified and properly addressed.
Triple board-certified psychiatrist, Michel Mennesson, is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of addiction and co-occurring disorders and the conservative use of medications.
A standard psychological assessment diagnoses psychiatric conditions. Neuropsychology integrates genetic, developmental, and environmental history with testing data to better understand brain functioning.
Drug Testing & Monitoring
We randomly drug test our clients two to three times per week in both the sober living and outpatient settings. If further testing is required, we will send the specimen to our lab partner, Quest Diagnostics. Quest is in-network with most insurance plans, and you will never receive a bill from us for lab services.
Effective addiction treatment should address the entire individual. Holistic treatment services at our outpatient center include yoga, meditation, acupuncture and therapeutic massage.
We strongly recommend an opioid blocker, tablet or injectable, when indicated for those with a history of opioid misuse —always in tandem with comprehensive therapy and 12-step integration.
Family education helps families understand the nature of addiction, develop healthy ways to manage anxiety, learn how to grow together, and pursue personal healing.
Social Relationships in Recovery
Having close relationships and the support of others is crucial for our happiness, and this is especially true during recovery. Clients learn that no matter how uncomfortable it may feel, they need to reach out to others to build social support and recovery capital.
DBT Skills Training
We help clients practice skills aimed at mastering their emotions, managing their interactions with others, and accepting a certain amount of discomfort in their lives.