The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) for addiction is dedicated to helping individuals develop healthier coping skills and build a recovery supportive network in all aspects. Participants can continue to work, attend school, and be responsible for the duties of day to day life. This nine-hour-a-week (three hours a day, three days a week), with one individual IOP counseling session per week. Our IOP treatment program allows patients the opportunity to practice their new skills, while still benefiting from the support and accountability of IOP treatment. This program allows participants to receive treatment on a part-time, yet intensive schedule. We believe that recovery and life are one and the same and it is for that reason that daily life is an important therapeutic component of treatment.
Co-Occurring Disorders are extremely important to acknowledge and be educated about. Our Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) in Fort Worth, provides addiction treatment for people diagnosed with both a mental illness and substance abuse disorder. We incorporate a number of elements including groups specifically designed for people with dual disorders, education regarding medications and other steps to recovery from both illnesses, help in understanding the effects of substance abuse on their lives, and knowledge regarding substances of abuse and how they affect mental illness and medication. A person with co-occurring disorder must treat both his or her mental health and substance abuse disorder, or the chances of relapse can increase if both are not properly treated. We use several treatment modalities to assist individuals in their mental health and substance abuse recovery with developing action plans, 12 step support, and building coping skills.
Dr. Green received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the University of Texas in 1996 and his Medical Doctorate from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, Texas. He had originally trained in anesthesiology, but after confronting his own addiction issues in 2004 decided to train in psychiatry and dedicate himself to helping those who struggle with addiction and co-occurring mental illness. Dr. Green completed his psychiatry residency training at John Peter Smith hospital in Fort Worth, TX. He has worked at Terrell State Hospital, North Texas State Hospital and extensive experience in residential addiction treatment centers.
Dr. Green is a Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and board-certified in psychiatry and addiction medicine. Dr. Green believes that effective treatment for alcoholism and drug addiction should address co-occurring disorders, and that treatment must be holistic, strength-based, and multidisciplinary. He focuses on the biological, interpersonal, holistic and spiritual aspects of alcohol and drug addiction, as well as their interaction with depression, anxiety, trauma and mood disorders. He strives to give clients individualized care that gives them the opportunity to live a sober and abundant life one day at a time.
He is excited to be apart of ASIC Recovery. He is from Fort Worth and this is my community. he know's treatment is much more effective when it’s local and he is ready to bring quality addiction treatment home. "I know we have a great team and I look forward to what we can offer individuals and families suffering from addiction and mental health struggles".
To further explore the services provided by the Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) or to schedule an intake assessment, please contact our program at (817) 616-0504.