Intensive Outpatient (IOP)

IOP Substance Abuse and Addiction Treatment in Toms River, NJ

It is especially important (and required) to attend all scheduled
treatment during early recovery, in order to manage new
challenges, stave off cravings and avoid problems from relapse.

The Counseling Center at Toms River (Ocean County) is an outpatient facility for adults and adolescents seeking treatment for addiction, alcoholism, and co-occurring disorders associated with addiction and substance abuse.

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) in Toms River combines evidence-based, state of the art treatment for substance abuse with 12 Step principles. The intense, focused experience is suitable for individuals who do not need detox, live within driving distance of the center, and meet the requirements determined by a clinical assessment.

The Intensive Outpatient Program is a primary treatment program, designed to equip participants with the tools and skills needed for sober and productive living. It can be an excellent program for those in early recovery, including those returning home from residential rehab.


Participation in this Innovative Program
requires a Clincial Assessment. You can call us right now (732) 736-6559


Adolescent IOP in Toms River

The Adolescent IOP program in Toms River serves clients in 8th through 12th grades. The minimum age for participation is 14 years old. The adolescent IOP is customized for each participant, by Counselors working together with the client (the teen or adolescent), the family, and the clinical team. A Treatment Plan is developed for specific treatment goals, for each individual.

The Clinical Assessment

A comprehensive biopsychosocial assessment is completed at time of evaluation to establish the appropriate and least-restrictive level of care. Ongoing assessments will be conducted throughout clients’ treatment to ensure that clients receive appropriate care to best increase the likelihood of continued abstinence from addictive substances and behaviors. Ongoing assessments also help determine when clients are safe to be discharged from the program.

Intensive Outpatient is IOP ASAM PPC-2R level II.1

The programs and services offered by The Counseling Center at Toms River meet the criteria for ASAM Level I and ASAM Level II.1 and II.5. Intensive Outpatient (IOP) (ASAM PPC-2R level II.1) All treatment service components are directed towards addressing and treating DSM IV diagnosis for ATOD and other co-occurring disorders and/or recovery issues.

Getting Started
with a Clinical Assessment

The Counseling Center at Toms River is an outpatient addiction treatment center for adults and adolescents seeking treatment for addiction, alcoholism, and co-occurring disorders associated with addiction and substance use. The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) combines evidence-based, state of the art treatment with 12 Step principles. The IOP is an intense, focused experience designed to enable sober and productive living.

IOP may be recommended for individuals who do not require medically supervised detoxification, and who live within driving distance of the center, and for individuals who have recently completed residential treatment (rehab) and are in the early stages of recovery.

Eligibility for the IOP is based on a clinical assessment. Treatment is individualized, and full information on program options, costs, and schedules will be available after assessment. Now offering Saturday assessments!

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