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Coliseum Medical Centers
Coliseum Northside Hospital

Intensive Outpatient Program

What is the Intensive Outpatient Program?

Our intensive outpatient program is an ongoing chemical dependency treatment program with a strong 12-step philosophy. The program offers a flexible schedule of treatment allowing patients to live at home and maintain a work schedule whenever possible. The program provides essential education and treatment services to help prevent relapse of chemical dependency symptoms and to bridge the gap between Partial Hospitalization and 12-step recovery maintenance.

What services are provided?

Our treatment includes a psychiatric assessment; medical assessment when indicated; medication management; patient and family education and support around behaviors and diagnoses; three hours of education and interactive group therapy per treatment day and ongoing treatment and discharge planning. The patient is required to attend 12 step meetings a minimum of three nights each week.

What are the hours of the program?

Intensive Outpatient Day Program: Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 7:30am – 11:45am.

Patients have hospital-recognized holidays off.

Who is the treatment team?

  • Medical Director: Cesar Figueroa, MD
  • Program Coordinator: Emily Newberry, LPC
  • Masters Therapists: Dan Mills, LMSW, Don Tillman, LCSW
  • Nursing Services: Lyn Kitz, RN
  • Attending Psychiatrists: Dr. Ali Ahmadi, Dr. Dwight Bearden, Dr. James Branam, Jr., Dr. Angela Brown, Dr. Cesar Figueroa, Dr. Stephen Mallary, Dr. Patrice Webster

How do I know if the program is right for me or my loved ones?

If you or your loved ones have found your life becoming unmanageable due to substance use, just call (478) 741-1355 and ask for an assessment. A trained medical professional can schedule and provide a free, confidential assessment.

Who pays for it?

For your convenience, the Intensive Outpatient Program is covered under most insurance plans.

How can I get more information?

Contact the Outpatient Program office at (478) 464-8183 or (478) 464-8161.