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Intensive Outpatient Program — Ohana

In Hawaii, Ohana means family — an extended family. So, when we refer to our outpatient program as Ohana, it reflects the bond that families share. Akua treatment programs are based on this spirit and it leads to better and quicker results

Our facilities are located in Costa Mesa, Newport Beach and Huntington Beach.

What is Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Once the medically-supervised detox process is over and you are ready to go back to work or a less structured environment, you need a primary treatment program based on your clinical and medical assessment. It involves an individual and group therapy for a limited number of hours throughout a week. Why do you need Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Substance abuse is unlike other disorders as it severely disrupts your mental and physical well-being. So, once your residential or inpatient detox treatment program is over, it’s potentially risky to quit without help. According to research, intensive outpatient care ensures a long lasting recovery. What are the benefits of Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)? Following successful detox, IOPs make sure that people in recovery are ready to take on the challenges of work and family life. These programs focus on:
  1. Relapse prevention skills
  2. Managing your co-occurring disorders and Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome (PAWS),
  3. Helping you to adhere to a recovery plan
  4. Educating about spirituality and various stages of change
In addition to this, Ohana offers you certain other benefits as well. Our AKUA Model of Care provides clinical treatment methods to help make positive changes in your life. We feature individual counseling sessions, classes and group sessions led by our experiences team of licensed professionals at our facilities in Newport Beach, Costa Mesa and Huntington Beach. We are located an hour from Los Angeles, San Diego, San Bernardino and Riverside Counties and located minutes from John Wayne Airport. Our outpatient program Ohana offers the following:
  1. Specific treatment plans for our clients tailored according to their needs
  2. Interactive group sessions to foster self-esteem
  3. Individual therapy sessions and process groups to address relapse prevention, communication, steps to forgiveness, and grief and anger management
  4. Resume building
  5. Life skills workshops
“Receiving services from staff who are happy, supported, and loving their work is an intangible element that can’t be advertised or marketed but makes all the difference to our clients.” – Kari Penso, Program Director of OHANA Outpatient Program
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