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Chemical Dependency Outreach Program

Chemical Dependency Outpatient Program

Make recovery a reality

Our intensive outpatient program (IOP) is designed for adults 18 and older who have had a chemical use assessment that determined they would benefit from a chemical dependency treatment program. 
We embrace an atmosphere of confidentiality, trust and honesty so you can feel comfortable participating and sharing feelings. Our primary focus is to address issues in your life (physical, mental, spiritual, financial and relationship) that could negatively impact ongoing sobriety. 
With an outpatient program, you have the opportunity to stay at home, but have the support of Sanford’s team nearby. We are committed to help you develop and begin incorporating effective tools and techniques to support ongoing recovery. 
If you are struggling with substance use, we encourage you to have a chemical health assessment to determine whether this treatment is right for you.

Care centered around you

Our licensed alcohol and drug counselors (LADC) take a patient-centered approach to your care to help educate and guide you toward living a healthy life in recovery and non-use. 
In addition, Sanford employs  licensed mental health professionals who are available to the chemical dependency program for consultation, diagnostic assessments by appointment and treatment planning assistance.
Treatment focus/approaches are designed to your specific needs and may include:
  •  Group and individual sessions
  • Client-centered, cultural sensitivity
  • Motivational interviewing tools and techniques
  • Cognitive behavioral tools and techniques
  • Identifying & incorporating social support networks into a recovery lifestyle
  • Relapse prevention tools 
  • Education sessions and tools
    • Coping exercises
    • Biopsychosocial impact awareness
    • Meditation/self-soothing techniques
    • Effective communication techniques
    • Stress management
    • Socialization skills
  • Co-occurring capable services
  • Family, significant other and co-dependency issues
  • Community resources and support
  • Individual assignments and journals
  • Discharge planning
  • Outside speakers and presentations