Substance Use Intensive Outpatient

The Intensive Outpatient Program

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for substance use disorders is ideal for adults who would benefit from a more structured treatment program on a part-time basis. The IOP program is designed to accommodate work and family life while seeking recovery. An IOP is effective in stabilizing patient symptoms, potentially limiting the need for higher levels of care such as hospital stays, and providing patients with an increased skillset and community resources to maintain their recovery.

Butler Hospital’s IOP fosters the development of relapse and recovery skills along with coping strategies necessary to manage patient’s co-occurring disorders.

Contact Information:

Substance Use Intensive Outpatient
To make an appointment  as referral or self-refer care, contact Care New England’s  Behavioral Health Services Call Center 24/7
P: 1 (844) 401-0111

Butler Outpatient Behavioral Health
20 Commons Corner Way
Building 12
South Kingstown, RI 02879
P: (401) 294-6170
F: (401) 295-5255

Butler Behavioral Health | Providence
Butler Hospital Campus, Duncan Lodge
Providence, RI 02906
P: (401) 437-8070

Services include:
  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy on relapse prevention, recovery skills, stress management, and relaxation techniques
  • Therapy to address co-occurring mental health issues, when appropriate
  • Medication management
  • 12-step groups
  • Peer support
  • Therapy for family and concerned persons
  • Medical evaluations
  • Urine toxicology screening
  • Communication with the client’s external providers (i.e. primary care provider, legal counsel, Department of Children, Youth and Families)
Effective aftercare planning:

Our expert staff works closely with patients to develop a plan for maintaining the successes gained during their IOP treatment period. Aftercare plans include:

  • Transitioning to outpatient counseling services offered at our Providence, Cranston, and North Kingstown offices, with a full briefing provided to your new care team to maximize the continuity of care and individualization of treatment
  • Identifying strategies for maintaining sobriety and avoiding relapse
  • Supporting transition back to work or school and rejoining family and friends

Two locations with option for day or evening hours

Intensive outpatient services for substance use disorders are available on the Butler campus in Providence and Butler Outpatient Behavioral Health in South Kingstown. The locations are staffed with Care New England Medical Group physicians and clinicians and Butler Hospital staff. There are also options for morning and evening hours. Appointments are scheduled three to four times a week for three to four hours each day. Duration of treatment is determined by the patient’s progress; your treatment team will work with you to develop the best plan to maintain healthy behaviors.

Butler Outpatient Behavioral Health
At Butler Outpatient Behavioral Health in South Kingstown, our intensive outpatient program runs mornings on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon.
Butler Campus at Duncan Lodge
On the Butler campus at Duncan Lodge, our program runs evenings on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 4 to 7 p.m.
People may be referred by a physician, other clinician, or self-refer. Care New England Medical Group accepts most major insurances, including:
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Magellan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island
  • Tufts
  • United Healthcare