Experts in Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment in Los Angeles Located in West Los Angeles, the Betty Ford Center outpatient rehab center provides convenient access—both weekdays and weeknights— to world-class alcohol and drug addiction treatment. Programs at our outpatient addiction treatment center in Los Angeles are modeled after inpatient substance abuse programming at the Betty Ford Center's flagship rehab center in Rancho Mirage, California. The Rancho Mirage treatment center was co-founded in 1982 by former First Lady and outspoken addiction recovery advocate Betty Ford. By offering outpatient services at our West Los Angeles drug treatment center, the Betty Ford Center's expert care and clinical services are within reach for many more people who need addiction counseling and related alcohol and drug rehab services. And because the Betty Ford Center in Los Angeles accepts most health insurance plans, our rehab programs are available to more people who seek the most effective therapy and care in order to find long-term sobriety and get their lives back from substance abuse. If you or a loved one are struggling with substance abuse, contact us or call 1-866-831-5700 today and a recovery expert will help you in find the best residential or outpatient addiction treatment program to fit your needs. Based on your specific situation and challenges as well as guidelines developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, addiction and mental health clinicians at the outpatient Betty Ford Center in Los Angeles will put together an individualized treatment plan that identifies an initial level and frequency of care for you. Your treatment team will continually assess your progress throughout our outpatient program, adjust your care plan accordingly, and develop post-rehab recommendations to guide and support your ongoing recovery from addiction. Patients with more complex addiction and recovery issues may require more time to address: Special issues and concerns Co-occurring mental health disorders Relapse prevention Sober living skills Programs and services offered at our Los Angeles drug rehab center include intensive outpatient treatment and post-treatment groups and support. Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program The intensive outpatient program (IOP) at our Los Angeles treatment center varies in frequency based on clinical recommendations. Our intensive outpatient program is an ideal option as a follow-up to residential treatment, also known as inpatient care, or a day treatment program. This level of outpatient rehab can be especially effective for patients who have a stable home life as well as for those who are experiencing alcohol or drug addiction treatment for the first time. Sessions are held at our Los Angeles treatment center on weekday afternoons or weeknights at the following times: IOP for Adults in Los Angeles Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - From 9 a.m. to noon, 1 to 4 p.m. or 6 to 9 p.m. Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program By using your smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop computer or any device with an Internet connection and camera, you can participate in our virtual intensive outpatient program from the convenience of your home. In addition to the program's accessible, easy-to-use video conferencing platform, our virtual systems comply with federal and state healthcare privacy regulations (e.g., meets HIPAA-compliant telemedicine standards). Virtual Intensive Outpatient Program meets Monday-Thursday, from 1 to 4 p.m. Low Intensity Outpatient Group At the Betty Ford Center’s Los Angeles rehab, we offer counselor-facilitated groups each week that provide a valuable opportunity for patients to: Process any immediate recovery concerns Learn about relapse prevention strategies Identify self-defeating behaviors that are causing undue stress Address other challenges and concerns Our Adult Low Intensity Outpatient groups in Los Angeles are offered on Tuesdays evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. Mental Health Patients in our Los Angeles outpatient treatment programs can also access mental health counseling and services, provided by our on-site, licensed mental health staff, Monday-Friday by appointment only. Mental health services are coordinated with your addiction treatment counselors to most effectively address co-occurring disorders. Available options at our Los Angeles treatment center include: Mental health assessments, including psychological evaluations Psychiatric consultation and medication management Expert care to address co-occurring disorders Individual and group therapy Family therapy and support Mental health groups Medication management Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills Group Our Los Angeles treatment center offers a 10-week DBT skills group that meets every Friday from 11 a.m.–noon. You do not need to be a current or former patient of our treatment center to participate. DBT is an evidence-based treatment approach that emphasizes skill-building to balance behavioral change. If you or a loved one are struggling with alcohol or drug addiction, contact us or call 1-866-831-5700 to speak with a recovery expert. We welcome your questions about residential treatment and outpatient rehab options and insurance coverage. Recovery Management As you begin your recovery from alcohol or other drug addiction, you will find that your new sober life takes patience, practice and daily commitment to regaining and maintaining your health. That’s because you are essentially learning a new way of living as you replace your former lifestyle that revolved around substance abuse with healthy new routines and behaviors. You are learning to manage a chronic disease. In addition, experts from across the greater Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation provide a number of online, in-person and digital recovery support resources and services to help you strengthen your sober lifestyle and build healthy new routines and connections for the long-term. These resources include mobile apps, special-focus Twelve Step retreats, online recovery communities, speaker events and other activities as well as phone-based coaching and accountability service. Hazelden Betty Ford Is Named a Center of Excellence among Top Insurers Hazelden Betty Ford is recognized by multiple insurance providers for our leadership, best practices, research, support and training in the addiction field, including residential and outpatient treatment. Insurers who have recognized the Betty Ford Center in West Los Angeles, California, include the following: Beacon Health, who has designated Hazelden Betty Ford as a Select Provider Cigna, who has selected Hazelden Betty Ford as a Designated Preferred Provider Aetna, who has named Hazelden Betty Ford an Institute of Quality (IOQ), a special designation for facilities are those that show excellence in care and a commitment to continuous improvement.