Outpatient Services

TrueCare provides an intensive outpatient treatment program, focused on behavioral health services.

Intensive outpatient treatment services are provided six hours per a week for adolescents and nine hours per a week for adults. These services are most often provided in three hour intervals. 

There are times in which patients needs clinically indicate more services than noted above without a level of care change. In those circumstances patients will be provided additional services in a given week and the clinician will document the clinical needs that required additional treatment services at this level of care in the patient record.

    Intensive Outpatient Programming

    Typical Programming Schedules (Adolescents & Adults)

    Intensive outpatient adolescent services are available from 5 pm to 8 pm Monday through Friday and 9 am to 12 pm on Saturdays. These services are offered during evening and weekend hours so that adolescents participating in these treatments can continue to participate in school activities. Each adolescent enrolled in this program will participate in treatment services two days per a week.  

    Intensive outpatient adult services are available from 9 am to 12 pm Monday through Friday. These services will also be available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday evenings from 6 pm to 9 pm and Saturdays from 8 am to 11 am. Each adult enrolled in this program will participate in treatment services three days per a week for no more than 3 hours per a day. Morning, evening, and weekend scheduling is available to accommodate adult patient's work schedules and child care needs.

    In intensive outpatient treatment, patients receive individual, group, family, couples counseling services, psychiatry, and addiction medicine. Individual and group counseling are the primary clinical services provided. During such treatment service, education related to addiction and mental illness is often provided.

      The Continuum of Care

      • Entry point: For a person entering treatment who has a stable home environment and some ability to self-manage, but who still needs support. Intensive outpatient treatment can be the initial treatment level.
      • Step down: When a person who has been in residential treatment is ready to begin a transition back to living at home and re-entering typical daily life. Intensive outpatient treatment can be the next step of support.
      • Step up: If an individual in a basic outpatient program is found to need more intense care, but does not need the immersion of inpatient treatment. Iintensive outpatient care can provide the additional support and structure needed.

      Residential treatment programs that follow the ASAM placement criteria often provide access to these intensive outpatient programs as part of the aftercare element of the individual’s treatment plan. In this way, these programs provide a continuous support structure to help the individual manage recovery and avoid relapse, no matter what stage of treatment the person is in, enabling a more stable recovery.