Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Rehab

At the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, addiction rehab is designed to fit your situation and schedule.

Outpatient treatment varies slightly in frequency and intensity across the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, but an abstinence-based, Twelve Step approach built on evidence-based practices is core to all of our drug and alcohol rehab programs.

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Drug and Alcohol Outpatient Program Options

Our outpatient addiction treatment programs meet during the day or evening so you can take care of work, family, or other responsibilities. Plus, outpatient treatment is in-network for many insurance providers, making it a readily accessible addiction rehab option. Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation offers:

  • Day Treatment—The highest level of outpatient alcohol and drug rehab, Day Treatment typically meets five to seven days a week for up to six hours a day. Live at home or in structured sober home on or near one of our treatment campuses—with 24-hour supervision and access to recovery coaching to support your progress in outpatient treatment.
  • Intensive Outpatient Program—With flexible daytime or evening scheduling, our Intensive Outpatient Programs usually meet four times a week for three-hour sessions, but decreases in frequency as clinical milestones are met. With intensive outpatient drug and alcohol rehab, you have the support of your counselor and treatment peers as you navigate the everyday challenges of early recovery.
  • Continuing Care Groups—Facilitated by a licensed professional, our continuing care groups generally meet once a week for two hours. Many are gender-specific or focus on a particular recovery topic or age group.

Addiction Treatment That Fits

In designing your outpatient rehab program, our clinicians take many variables into account, including:

  • physical and mental health
  • work history
  • family relationships
  • substances used
  • gender

You will have an expert addiction counselor at your side every step of the way. Our personalized approach ensures your treatment plan addresses your specific needs day-to-day and week-to-week. You will work closely with your counselor to determine the sessions you will participate in each week based on clinical milestones. Core treatment activities include:

  • individual therapy
  • educational lectures
  • group therapy
  • special-focus groups (women, men, older adults, teens, young adults)

Mental Health Care

Mental health issues such as anxiety, trauma, or depression are often diagnosed along with addiction. It's important to address any co-occurring mental health issues in conjunction with treatment for a substance use disorder. Outpatient mental health care may include:
  • mental health assessments
  • individual and group therapy
  • psychiatric consultation
  • medication management
  • family therapy

Extra Focus When Needed

Our outpatient addiction treatment efforts are targeted to address specific needs, with some locations offering specialized programming that focus on:
  • gender-specific issues
  • opioid addiction
  • LGBTQ-integrative care
  • trauma
  • older adults
  • teens and young adults

Outpatient Addiction Treatment Program Length

With our phased rehab approach, you will advance through treatment at a pace based on your specific needs and clinical milestones.

Help For Families

We understand how painful and confusing it can be for families to face addiction. It's a disease that affects the entire family.

Our education, support programs and resources will help your family learn about addiction, work through the chaos they have experienced, and help them begin to build healthy boundaries and relationships.

Confidential Assessment

Wondering if outpatient addiction treatment makes sense for you? Our confidential phone-based or in-person assessment process will determine whether alcohol or drug rehab is advised—and, if so, what type.

Are you or a loved one struggling with alcohol or other drugs?

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