Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Tucson’s Intensive Outpatient Program for Adolescents

Sonora Behavioral Health Hospital in Tucson, Arizona offers an addiction & mental health intensive outpatient program (MHIOP) for adolescents between the age of 12 and 17 who require longer-term therapeutic treatment than conventional outpatient psychiatric programs offer.

About IOP

Learn  More About our Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) in Tucson, AZ

Sonora’s Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program is specifically focused on providing care for anyone struggling with addiction and/or mental illness.

Our professional team is here to support you on your journey back to where you want to be. Our licensed therapists facilitate evidence-based groups proven to help patients and their families recover. Our team of experts will teach you the tools to maintain the quality of life you are seeking.

Our Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Treatment Program
focuses on:

  • Relapse prevention
  • Coping with triggers
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • Mood Stabilization
  • Drug and alcohol addiction
  • Anxiety Management
  • Healthy relationships
  • Mindfulness & well-being

Our therapists will take time to personally assist you in developing a treatment plan specifically designed to assist in helping improve your quality of life.

Program Services

Services Provided in our Addiction & Mental Health IOP for Adolescents

In the Intensive Outpatient Program, you receive services through structured group therapy. Groups are small, allowing for a safe environment, and generally do not exceed 10 people. IOP offers programming 3 days a week with each session lasting 3 hours.

Emphasis is placed on:

  • Developing strong recovery support networks
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Self-respect and coping skills
  • Aftercare and community support
  • Trauma, anxiety and depression
  • Self-esteem

Our therapists work with your primary psychiatrist and/or primary care provider to assure a smooth transition as you move toward graduation.

We are Here to Help

We Are Here to Help, Call Our Admissions Team Today

Please contact our admissions and referrals department at 520-594-1606 to schedule an appointment for an assessment. We proudly accept Medicaid coverage for our intensive outpatient services, and we encourage you to reach out to us with any questions you may have about payment options.

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  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • and more...

I know my disorder might not completely go away forever, but I know how to deal with it now. Sonora taught me I am stronger than it and how to be a fighter!

– Vicky S.

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