is IOP appropriate for heroin addiction or do I need rehab?

Is Intensive Outpatient Therapy (also known as IOP or Intensive Outpatient Treatment) suited to heroin addiction treatment?

A common email question: heroin addiction is a severe addiction. Can it be treated in an intensive outpatient program?

(23 Jun '14, 14:26) Detox Advisor ♦


Addiction Treatment

Intensive Outptient Therapy (or IOP) is a form of outpatient rehab.


Opiate Addiction

Opiate addiction is treated with medical detox followed by rehab, either in-patient or out-patient. Heroin is an opiate.


Heroin Addiction

Heroin is an opiate. Heroin addiction (opiate addiction) is one common form of substance abuse requiring addiction treatment.



Intensive Outpatient Therapy (IOP) is one form of outpatient substance abuse treatment.

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Asked: 23 Jun '14, 14:25

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