Intensive Outpatient Description

Friendship CMHC is centrally located in Phoenix, Arizona and is easily accessible to most of the communities in Greater Maricopa County. Friendship offers Partial Hospitalization Program, Intensive Outpatient Program, and Outpatient Program services.

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is a less intensive level of care than a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), yet offers more support and structure than traditional outpatient services alone. The IOP program is designed for those individuals requiring less days/week of service but still needing the high quality group counseling, individual interventions, and coordination of care offered at the PHP level of care. The program hours are the same as the PHP schedule.

PHP and IOP Group Topics Include:

  • Anger Management
  • Chemical Dependency & Addictions
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Crisis Prevention & Management
  • Family of Origin Processing
  • Grief and Loss
  • Healthy Relationships Resolution
  • Life Management
  • Medication Education & Assistance
  • Problem Solving
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Stress Management
  • Symptom Awareness