5 Benefits to Outpatient Rehabilitation

Content medically reviewed by Vicky Magobet, PMHNP-BC, on May 2, 2022.

Seeking appropriate treatment for your addiction is an important step in recovery. As you decide on a program, you'll find residential and outpatient options. With outpatient rehabilitation, you can access full-service medical care during the day and return home every night. Outpatient treatment typically has a more flexible schedule to accommodate your needs. Whether you've already completed residential treatment or are taking the first step toward sobriety, it's important to consider the benefits of outpatient rehab. 

At Diamond House Detox, we help our clients find the best treatment program for their recovery needs. If you're considering your options, here are a few advantages of outpatient care:

1. Sustaining Employment

If you work or go to school full-time, it can feel impossible to get rehabilitative care. With outpatient rehab, you can create a schedule that works for every aspect of your life. Get the help you need without taking unpaid time off through our outpatient detox program. You can maintain your job and student responsibilities with flexible outpatient care.

2. Supporting Family Members

Residential treatment may not be an option if you're the primary caregiver for your children or elderly family members. Being a caregiver is a large responsibility, and it can cost a lot to hire a full-time nanny. Many clients choose outpatient treatment so they can take care of their families while completing the program. With our outpatient flexibility, you can give yourself and your loved ones the care you need. 

3. Practicing Sober Routine

Addiction can take its hold on your life in many ways. For many clients in rehab, adjusting to a sober lifestyle is challenging. One of the most common reasons why people go to outpatient rehab is the day-to-day practice. Clients can establish their new routine as they complete treatment. By managing your sobriety in your typical environment, you can normalize your recovery as you go. 

4. Sharing a Sense of Community

No matter what treatment program you choose, you are not alone in the process. Outpatient treatment allows clients to share their stories with one-on-one counselors and during group therapy sessions. Throughout your counseling, you can learn from other clients and feel supported in your recovery journey.

5. Lowering the Cost

Regardless of your program, cost will always be a factor. Though every program differs, outpatient treatment is often more affordable than residential options. Ultimately, the best treatment for you is an investment in your health and happiness

Is Outpatient Treatment Right for You?

Seeking addiction treatment can be frightening or isolating for some. At Diamond House Detox, we want you to find what you need. Outpatient treatment can be an effective option for many clients, depending on their needs. We may recommend outpatient rehab if you fit any of the additional criteria:

  • Mild to moderate addiction
  • Stable housing and home life situation
  • Accountability and self-dependence

Discuss your options with our admissions team to learn more!

Choose the Best Program for You at Diamond House Detox

If you think outpatient treatment may be best for you, we at Diamond House Detox are excited to welcome you. You can discover more about our outpatient program when you speak with our admission specialists. For compassionate, personalized rehabilitative care, contact us today!

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Diamond House Detox
Vicky is a board certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. She began her nursing career in healthcare by working in the intensive care unit, and then an inpatient psychiatric hospital. After realizing the mental health needs of both the patients and the families she served, she became a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Throughout her experience working with clients, she has developed a passion for those with dual diagnoses and specializes in helping individuals recognize the issues driving their substance use. This recognition has been crucial to the individual’s success in treatment. Vicky opened Diamond House Detox so that she can address these issues early on in a therapeutic environment to allow clients to transition to the next level in their recovery.
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