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Intensive Outpatient Programs from EHN Online

Begin your recovery from mental health disorders or addiction from the comfort of your own home

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Intensive Outpatient Programs are a unique new option for those struggling with mental health disorders or addiction. IOPs are great for those who do not need, or simply cannot commit to inpatient treatment due to family or work obligations.

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IOPs are effective for a variety of people at different points in their recovery journey. Consider enrolling in our IOP if you are:

  • Having increased difficulty functioning at work
  •  Experiencing symptoms triggered by specific events or situations
  • Noticing increased feelings of depression, anxiety or stress
  •  Relying more on substances to cope with your daily life
  • Wanting to re-evaluate your coping skills in order to maintain your recovery
  • Feeling like your current approach isn’t working

Still not sure if it’s right for you? Take our quiz to learn more about the route to recovery that might suit you!

Long term recovery in the palm of your hand

IOPs are more than an app, but they do offer one full year of access to the Wagon app as a key part of helping you track and maintain your recovery!

Working with a counsellor, you’ll design a personalised plan for recovery that you can access anytime, anywhere. Set custom reminders, log your emotions and progress, and create your own gratitude list.

What is an IOP?

Watch this short video for an introduction into our unique treatment offering.

What is included in our online therapy program?

​​Online intensive outpatient program participants will benefit from:

The 8-week curriculums are designed to give you a thorough understanding of the underlying causes of addiction and/or mental health disorders, as well as a variety of skills and techniques for recovery. The programs include:

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Psychoeducation on addiction and/or mental health

Develop a thorough understanding of the nature of addiction and recovery process, as well as the related biology and psychology.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

Identify connections between thoughts, feelings and actions to increase awareness of how these things impact addiction and recovery.

Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT)

Develop skills such as mindfulness, distress tolerance, and emotional regulation, to help adjust behaviour and surroundings to aid recovery.


Relapse Prevention Techniques

Limit relapses in recovery by learning how to anticipate triggering scenarios and developing skills to cope with these difficult situations.

Group therapy sessions

Group therapy sessions

Provides a safe space to talk through experienced difficulties and develop strategies for overcoming them.

Individual therapy sessions

Individual therapy sessions

Personalized and private one-on-one support from your home to establish goals, coping mechanisms and more.

Healthy living practices

Healthy living practices

Learn about additional measures to improve your mental and physical health and implement them to enhance your recovery.


Support with the tasks of daily living

Discuss, monitor and manage the basic self-care tasks you do every day to help form a platform on which you can build your recovery.

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Work with an experienced counsellor to develop a custom recovery plan that addresses your specific challenges and goals.


Family Program

Family members can develop the required knowledge and skills to best support their loved ones, as well as themselves.

Homework and exercises

Homework and exercises

Skill-based homework to complete between sessions, complemented by tasks/features in the app to use in parallel with clinical materials.


10 months of aftercare

Maintain accountability and supportive relationships by continuing with two hours of group therapy per week following your program completion.


EHN Canada and Wagon conducted a four-month pilot study to find out how effective the Wagon app was in improving patient outcomes. This is what we found.

64% Happiness Increased 64% of participants reported an increase in happiness while using Wagon.
86% Supported a Recovery Plan 86% of participants reported that Wagon helped them follow their recovery plan.

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Every recovery story is different, but these five steps can give you an idea of what your IOP journey may look like.

Admissions Assessment

Find out which IOP is a good fit for you.

Develop Your Care Plan

Meet with our team to build your online treatment program.

Begin Treatment

Start your journey to lasting recovery.

Continue with Aftercare

Ten months of aftercare included to provide the support you need to maintain your progress.

Join our Alumni Network

Find ongoing support and friendship when you join our Alumni Network.

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Program FAQ

  • Are IOPs available to anyone across Canada?

    Yes, anyone residing in Canada can access our online Intensive Outpatient Programs if they have access to the required materials: reliable Wi-Fi, a laptop or tablet with a webcam, and a quiet, comfortable space.

  • Is one-on-one counselling available over the phone instead of video-conferencing?

    ​​Yes, it is. We can accommodate your preferences for phone counselling.

  • How much do your programs cost?

    Our intensive outpatient programs average out to be less than $50/hour.

  • Are your programs covered by my insurance?

    Many insurance providers recognize online therapy and will offer financial aid. Contact your insurance provider to find out what your options are. If you are unsure of what to ask or where to begin, our advisors will be happy to help. Call us at 866-860-8302 for assistance.

  • How much time do I need to dedicate to an IOP?

    Our IOPs follow an 8, 9, 10 structure. 8 weeks of programming, for 9 hours each week, with 10 additional months of aftercare. On top of the 9 hours of scheduled appointments/meetings per week, you will be expected to complete homework and assignments that will help you along your journey to recovery.

  • Why do IOPs require so many hours per week?

    In order for an IOP to qualify as an intensive program, and to produce the lasting results that our programs achieve, a minimum of 9 hours per week must be dedicated to healing and learning.

  • What happens after I complete my 8 weeks of programming? Will I receive support after finishing the IOP?

    Our IOPs include 10 months of weekly aftercare maintenance groups to support your ongoing wellness. Meet with peers in a counsellor-guided group for two hours each week to discuss progress, difficulties and more. You will also have access to our Wagon app so you can track and document your progress.

  • Why is homework assigned in my IOP?

    Our IOPs are designed to produce lasting results. That means it is important to use the skills you learn and apply them to your real life. Taking the time to ensure that you complete session handouts will help to identify key struggles, triggers, and solutions that work for you.

  • Do I have to abstain from substance use while in the substance use disorder IOP?

    Yes, abstinence is required to participate in our substance use disorder program.

  • How do I know if an IOP is right for me?

    You can take our quiz to find out which of our many virtual programs is best suited to your needs. Click here to take the quiz!

  • How can I enrol in an IOP?

    You can enrol in our intensive outpatient programs by calling 1-866-639-4612 or by signing up online.

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