Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program (SAIOP)

“Restoration Family Services –Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program (SAIOP)
Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program (SAIOP)

Substance Abuse Intensive Outpatient Program (SAIOP) is structured individual and group addiction activities and services that are provided in our outpatient program designed to assist adult consumers to begin recovery and learn skills for recovery maintenance. The program is offered at least 3 hours a day, at least 3 days a week, with no more than 2 consecutive days between offered services, and distinguishes between those individuals needing no more than 19 hours of structured services per week (ASAM Level II.1). The recipient must be in attendance directly for a minimum of 1.5 hours a day virtual during the pandemic.


SAIOP services include a structured program consisting of, but not limited to, the following services:


1.  Individual counseling and support


2.  Group counseling and support


3.  Family counseling, training or support


4.  Biochemical assays to identify recent drug use (e.g. urine drug screens)


5.  Strategies for relapse prevention to include community and social support systems in treatment


6.  Life skills


7.  Crisis contingency planning


8.  Disease Management


9.  Treatment support activities that have been adapted or specifically designed for persons with physical disabilities, or persons with co-occurring disorders of mental illness and substance use/dependence

The program also includes case management to arrange, link or integrate multiple services as well as assessment and reassessment of the recipient’s need for services. As a component of SAIOP, the following services will be provided:


●  informing the recipient about benefits, community resources, and services


●  assisting the recipient in accessing benefits and services


●  arranging for the recipient to receive benefits and services


●  monitoring the provision of services