Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient Substance Use & Co-Occurring Treatment Program

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All Penn Medicine Intensive Outpatient and[MR1]  Outpatient Treatment Services are located at 4040 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 200 and 220, Philadelphia, PAThese Services  are licensed to provide medication-assisted treatment (MAT) including prescription of suboxone treatment as well medication-free options for treatment. All treatment options include individual and group therapy.

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Our intensive outpatient program strives to provide the best possible care for adults and their families experiencing substance misuse disorders, offering group therapy, psycho-educational groups, individual sessions and family sessions.

Patients participate in counseling and are provided with treatment recommendations that are unique to their individual concerns and goals.

Support groups are often recommended in addition to individual and family counseling.

Treatment modalities consist of cognitive behavioral therapy, creative arts therapies, motivational interviewing, and psychoeducational groups.

We network with community services and make referrals as necessary to assist patients with the necessary skills and supports to maintain sobriety.


Our intensive outpatient and outpatient substance use and co-occurring treatment program is located at 4040 Market Street, 2nd Floor, Suite 200 & 220. This program is for adults with a primary diagnosis of substance use disorder and/or a primary diagnosis of a substance use disorder coupled with a secondary diagnosis of a mental health condition which is currently stabilized not needing a higher level of care.


The program, is staffed by psychiatrists, Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselors (CAADC), Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors (CADC), experienced substance use disorder clinicians, and ancillary therapists including art therapists. All staff are expertly trained in providing substance use disorder and co-occurring disorder treatment to individuals seeking assistance.

Types of Treatment

Program offers assessment for outpatient substance use disorder treatment services including intensive outpatient and outpatient services, ongoing psychiatric services post-stabilization for individuals experiencing co-occurring substance use disorder and psychiatric conditions. Medication-assisted treatment for substance misuse disorders as well as medication-free options are offered on this unit.

Individuals participate in individualized treatment planning including aftercare planning, individual and group therapy, family sessions and coordination with community resources for aftercare.

With the individual’s consent, outside providers, case managers, and loved ones are encouraged to participate in the individual’s treatment and aftercare planning while the individual is in treatment. Treatment meetings can be coordinated through the individual’s assigned counselor.

Individualized Treatment

We understand that each individual has unique needs and goals for treatment. During the assessment process the individual seeking treatment explores this with the assessment counselor Initial individualized treatment plans will include the assignment of an individual clinician for individual therapy and a schedule of services that may include a variety of scheduled groups, individual therapy, scheduled ongoing psychiatric services, linkage to support groups, outside providers and certified recovery support specialists.

Length of Treatment

The typical length of treatment for our outpatient program is up to 1 year which includes 3+ months of intensive outpatient treatment and 6-9 months of outpatient treatment services. Length of treatment varies based on individual needs and treatment planning due to type of presenting issues, prognosis and progress in treatment.

Individuals with an Opiate Use Disorder (OUD) diagnosis will also be connected with a member of the CORE Team for additional services and support.

Group Treatment Times

Intensive Outpatient Groups occur on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm. Individuals must arrive on time, presenting to their assigned primary counselor’s group. Individuals must first complete assessment and be enrolled in program to attend groups.

Additional intensive outpatient and outpatient groups are offered Tuesday and Thursdays from 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm and Saturday mornings from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm.

We also offer individual and family sessions as well as assessment appointments on evenings and Saturdays.

Access to Treatment

Location:  4040 Market Street, Suite 200 & 220, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania  19104

To request an appointment for admission, call (215) 662-8747

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