Outpatient treatment programs provide services that include, but are not limited to, individual, group, family counseling, psycho-educational and psychotherapy and are defined services that may vary in level of intensity.
- PORT Human Services provides many outpatient groups to enhance the need and quality of the person served.
- The program may address a variety of needs, including, situational stressors, family relations, interpersonal relationships, mental health and substance abuse issues, psychiatric illnesses, and trauma.
- The program provides services that meet the needs of the client in locations such as:
- traditional office
- correctional settings
- Individuals may be involved with or receiving services in the form of:
- family counseling
- couples counseling
- primary healthcare
- pastoral counseling
- peer support groups
- vocational services
- medication management
- social services
Adults age 18 and up that have a mental health and/or substance abuse/dependence diagnosis.
- The Intensive Outpatient program consists of a scheduled series of sessions appropriate to the individual plan of the persons served.
- Sessions are typically 3 times per week for three hours per session.
- The program includes services provided during days and evenings.
- The program can function as a step-down program from crisis stabilization, detoxification, residential or inpatient treatment.
- Intensive Outpatient may also be used to prevent or minimize the need for a more intensive and restrictive level of treatment; and is considered to be more intensive and integrated than traditional outpatient services.