Effective Intensive Outpatient Program in San Diego

Our mental health program (HealthyU), helps individuals on the road to wellness with an in-depth Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP).


We Tailor the Treatment to You

Our Intensive Outpatient Treatment services in San Diego are designed for those who are discharging from residential services or those who do not have the luxury of taking time off to check into a residential treatment facility. Our programs are offered 3-5 days a week for three hours a day depending on the individual patient’s needs. We can work around our clients’ schedules to allow them to live a normal life. They can manage their daily responsibilities while receiving treatment.

When patients are discharged from inpatient treatment centers, it is recommended that they continue care to ensure lasting success. Without follow up and accountability, many clients fall victim and revert to old behavior followed by an inevitable relapse of symptoms. IOP can help combat this relapse and keep you on track.

Most IOP stays at Sober Life lasts around three months. After the program is complete, clients move down to an Outpatient Program (OP). However, if you are looking for more rigorous treatment, we recommend looking into our Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP).

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Is IOP Right For Me?

We are here to help you navigate treatment options and decide what kind of treatment would be most beneficial for you.
Our Intensive Outpatient Programs are ideal for:

Ages 18+


Those looking for a treatment that is a step down from PHP


Those who need support when getting out of inpatient residential treatment, which allows greater access to the community


Helping clients rebuild personal lives and support them living at home or in a transitional living home. This way, they have the opportunity to keep or find a job, obtain support from the local community, and repair affected relationships with family or friends.


People who have jobs, relationships or are in school

Benefits of IOP

Most clients manage to stay stable during the 3-month period

Significantly lower cost than inpatient treatment

Keep up your job or school attendance

Individual customized counseling

Regular medication management

Practice recovery skills in real-time

Our Approach

When it comes to mental health, no two patients are alike. We provide customized care depending on the patient and their individual needs in order to best assist them in fulfilling their personal goals. Our program typically includes:


Highly experiential exercises that produce reflective and enlightened emotional responses leading to breakthroughs in limiting beliefs and old behavior


Heavy emphasis on individual and family therapy


Getting clients to practice newfound life skills in a real-world setting

Ready To Move Forward?

If you’re ready to start your journey to recovery at Sober Life or HealthyU in San Diego, California — we’d like to talk to you about how we can help. We have a high rate of success with our IOP and we’re confident that we can design a treatment plan that will meet your needs.

There’s no need to continue on in in pain battling alone. With the right professional support, you can recover successfully.

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