Expert Drug and Alcohol Addiction Treatment Center in Los Angeles Located in West Los Angeles, the Betty Ford Center outpatient rehab facility provides convenient access—both weekdays and weeknights— to world-class alcohol and drug addiction treatment. Programs at our outpatient addiction treatment center are modeled after those pioneered by former first lady and outspoken recovery advocate Betty Ford who opened the renowned Betty Ford Center in Rancho Mirage, California, in 1982. By offering outpatient services at our West Los Angeles addiction treatment center, we’re able to put the Betty Ford Center's expert care and support within reach of many more people who need addiction counseling and related rehab support services. And because the Betty Ford Center accepts most health insurance plans, our addiction treatment programs are available to more people who seek the most effective care in order to get sober and get their lives back on track. Are You or a Loved One Struggling with Substance Abuse? Contact us or call 1-866-831-5700 today and a recovery expert will assist you in finding the best 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, clinicians at the 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 in our outpatient program, adjust your care plan accordingly, and develop post-treatment recommendations to guide and support your ongoing recovery from addiction. Patients with more complex recovery issues may require more time to address: Special issues and concerns Mental health complications Relapse prevention Sober living skills Programs and services offered at our Los Angeles center include intensive outpatient programming and post-treatment groups and support. Intensive Outpatient Program The intensive outpatient program (IOP) at Betty Ford Center’s Los Angeles facility varies in frequency based on clinical recommendations. Our intensive outpatient program is an ideal option as a follow-up to either inpatient addiction treatment or a day treatment program. This level of care can be especially effective for patients who have a stable home life as well as for those who are experiencing alcohol/drug addiction treatment for the first time. Sessions meet either weekday afternoons or weeknights at the following times: IOP for Adults Monday-Thursday from 1 to 4 p.m. or 6 to 9 p.m. Mental Health Patients in our Los Angeles outpatient programs can also access mental health services by our on-site, licensed mental health staff, Monday-Friday by appointment only. Services include: Mental health assessments, including psychological evaluations Psychiatric consultation and medication management Co-occurring disorders Individual and group therapy Family therapy and support Mental health groups Medication management groups Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Skills Group DBT is a 10 week skills group that meets every Friday from 11 a.m.– noon. You do not need to be a current or former patient to participate. Recovery Management As you begin your recovery from alcohol or other drug addiction, you’ll find that it takes patience, practice and daily commitment to regain and maintain your health. That’s because you’re essentially learning a new way of living as you replace your former drug-using lifestyle with healthy new routines and behaviors. You are learning to manage a chronic disease. Many people who are new to recovery benefit from participating in ongoing counseling and other types of continuing care. At the Betty Ford Center’s Los Angeles treatment center, two counselor-facilitated continuing care groups are offered each week: Adult Continuing Care Group Monday from noon to 1 p.m. These groups provide a valuable opportunity for you 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 In addition, experts 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. 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 services. Hazelden Betty Ford Named Centers of Excellence Among Top Insurers Hazelden Betty Ford is proud to be recognized by various insurance providers for our leadership, best practices, research, support and training in the addiction field. Standards vary by provider. Recognition for the Betty Ford Center in West Los Angeles, California, include: Beacon Health recognizes Hazelden Betty Ford as a Select Provider. Cigna recognizes Hazelden Betty Ford as a Designated Preferred Provider. Aetna has named Hazelden Betty Ford an Institute of Quality (IOQ). IOQ facilities are those that show excellence in care and a commitment to continuous improvement.