AIOP is a structured group therapy program designed for adolescents, ages 13 through 17, who exhibit psychiatric symptoms and significant impairment in day-to-day educational, social and interpersonal functioning. The program is medically supervised and can be an appropriate alternative to inpatient treatment, or can provide a transition from inpatient care to outpatient care.
Family participation is strongly encouraged in this highly structured, intensive outpatient program. The adolescent’s family and referring therapist are encouraged to participate in the treatment and discharge planning process.
The program meets 3 days a week Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Program Features and Family Services:
For more information and a sample schedule for the AIOP, please consult the Program’s most frequently asked questions. This information can provide a greater understanding of a patient’s experience in the program. Or you can contact the program’s director, Tim Wright, MS, LMHC, at 518-584-3600, ext. 3342.
Please call Clinical Evaluation Services at 518-584-3600, ext. 7600 or 1-800-959-1287 and ask for an AIOP Intake. A phone referral can be made 24 hours/7 days a week.
During the referral process, please be prepared to provide a patient treatment history, insurance information and date that you would like your child to start with AIOP. Following the phone referral, our staff will make every effort to schedule the face-to-face evaluation as soon as possible.
In order to expedite the process for you when you arrive at our facility, we are providing you with the AIOP Admission Forms so you may download, print and fill them out ahead of time.
"I learned that people are feeling the same way I do sometimes, and face the same problems I do, and things get better."
“We didn’t know where to turn. Thank you for being there for us and other families. Everyone on the staff is super!”
“ The program is structured and well organized, kids have a chance to express themselves without ramifications. Kids are being taught good coping skills. They hear about each other’s issues and don’t get singled out. Kids gain mutual understanding and acceptance. AIOP is a good program to build a child’s self-esteem through group activities.”
“ I appreciated the setting and knowing I had others like me. Also art therapy and music group.”
“The groups were fun and some really made me think.”
“Cool people and good therapists.”
30 Crescent Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866