Intensive Outpatient Program

Women's Intensive Outpatient Program

The Intenstive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a licensed program added in 2003 providing group therapy and educational sessions focused on the root causes of a woman's addiction.

Through IOP, women in the Metro Nashville-Davidson County area have access to case management services and other recovery support systems, including:

  • Specialized Treatment for Pregnant and Post-Partum Women
  • Spirituality Groups
  • Parenting Groups
  • Vocational Skills Groups
  • Co-Occurring Disorders Groups
  • Relapse Prevention Groups
  • Transportation*

Program Objectives

  • To achieve a basic understanding of the treatment and recovery process, including the disease concept of addiction.
  • To make a commitment to the treatment and recovery process.
  • To achieve a basic understanding of the 12-Step Program principles.
  • To assess one's strengths and challenges as they relate to recovery.
  • To identify one's relapse cycle and develop a relapse prevention plan as a means to overcome weaknesses and to utilize personal strengths.
  • To achieve an understanding of co-occurring disorders and develop increased resilience.

Additional Information

  • IOP is licensed by the Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services.
  • There is no cost to participate.
  • TennCare is accepted.
  • Women with low income, and those without insurance, are accepted under a state grant from the Division of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services.
  • *Transportation is provided within Davidson County, if needed.

For more information about IOP, please contact us at (615) 255-5222 ext. 114 or at