The Drug & Alcohol Program’s Intensive Outpatient Treatment (IOP) follows a science-based program, Living in Balance, for persons who abuse or are addicted to alcohol and other drugs. It is universally applicable across the various cultural and ethnic backgrounds. The program utilizes techniques that draw on behavioral and experiential treatment approach. This program consists of two 3-hour of group sessions and two 1-hour individual sessions per week.

Sessions cover basic educational topics such as:

  • Addiction terms
  • The substances of abuse
  • Triggers and relapse prevention
  • The relationship between sex and substance abuse
  • Various emotional components of addiction and recovery

It consists of both individual and group sessions. Family and Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous involvement is encouraged.

IOP treatment groups sessions are provided at both the Franklin and Titusville offices on Mondays and Fridays from 9:00am – 12:00pm. Individual sessions are held at the Franklin, Oil City, and Titusville offices.

Individuals are expected to participate in all aspects of treatment. This includes treatment planning, attending scheduled sessions and participation in any other supports and services offered by the Drug & Alcohol Program.

Upon completion of IOP, the individual has the opportunity to stay on in treatment on an outpatient basis for one 1-hour individual session per week. Family and Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous involvement is encouraged.

Coverage for Services

The Intensive Outpatient Program is a contracted service with Beacon Health Options (BHO) for the Pennsylvania Medical Assistance Managed Care Program and Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (CCBH). The IOP Program is available for the residents of Venango and Eastern Crawford Counties.

To schedule an appointment, contact the Oil City office at 814-677-4005, the Franklin office at 814-432-3466, or the Titusville office at 814-827-3472.