AIGAS Intensive Outpatient Programs: Tailored Mental Health Support for All Ages

Discover specialized Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP) at AIGAS, designed to provide comprehensive mental health services for children, teens, young adults, and grown-ups. From our Early Childhood Program for ages 5-10 to targeted Mood & Anxiety Programs, School Refusal Programs, and specialized services for Child OCD & Complex Anxiety, our onsite programs cater to diverse age groups, ensuring personalized care and support for every individual’s unique needs. Explore a path to mental wellness with AIGAS.

Preparation for College

Program Overview

AIGAS introduces the College Preparedness Program, a specialized initiative designed for young adults (17-23) embarking on their college journey. Whether starting college next semester or returning from fall or winter break, this program is tailored to equip students with essential skills and strategies to navigate the unique challenges of college life. Beyond fostering emotional and mental well-being, the program empowers participants to proactively address the demands of independent living and adulthood.

What to Expect

What to Expect At AIGAS, our comprehensive team, leveraging diverse expertise, tailors an individualized treatment plan for each patient, ensuring:

  • Daily structured skills-based and process groups focusing on the distinctive needs of college students.
  • Guidance in processing, support, and coping strategies relevant to college preparedness and readiness.
  • Weekly onsite individual therapy sessions. Executive functioning support.
  • Weekly skills support for parents and caregivers.
  • Family therapy sessions.
  • Treatment planning and goal setting. Assistance in securing outpatient providers.
  • Encouragement of exploration for identification of campus activities, groups, and therapeutic support.
  • A full mental health evaluation and regular consultations with a dedicated prescriber.
  • Medication management when indicated.

Treatment Options

Treatment Modalities Our program employs evidence-based therapeutic approaches, including:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
  • Mindfulness Comprehensive Mental health assessment and medication management
  • Individual, group, and family therapy
  • Support for parents and caregivers

Fresh Start Outpatient Program

AIGAS’s Fresh Start Outpatient Program is a specialized initiative aimed at providing ongoing support and guidance to individuals navigating the transition from intensive treatment to independent living. Tailored for those who have completed a higher level of care, this program focuses on sustaining the progress made in earlier stages of treatment while fostering independence and resilience.

Key Components of the Fresh Start Outpatient Program:

  • Continued Therapeutic Support:
    Participants engage in regular individual therapy sessions with a dedicated therapist, addressing specific challenges and building on the skills acquired during previous phases of treatment.
  • Group Accountability:
    The program encourages participation in group therapy sessions, providing a supportive environment for individuals to connect, share experiences, and reinforce a sense of accountability.
  • Skill Reinforcement:
    Building on the foundation established in earlier stages, the program emphasizes ongoing skill development, incorporating evidence-based modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT).
  • Family Involvement:
    Recognizing the importance of a supportive network, the program encourages family involvement through regular family therapy sessions, facilitating open communication and understanding.
  • Holistic Approach:
    Beyond therapeutic interventions, the program incorporates holistic elements such as art therapy, movement therapy, and Relaxation therapy, promoting overall well-being.
  • Continuity of Care:
    The Fresh Start Outpatient Program provides a seamless transition by offering ongoing reassessments, modifications to the treatment plan, and recommendations for continued care, ensuring sustained progress and success in achieving a meaningful and functional life.

Whether addressing mental health concerns, substance use issues, or both, AIGAS’s Fresh Start Outpatient Program is designed to empower individuals in their journey toward lasting recovery and a fulfilling future.

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