Definitions for "Outpatient Treatment"
Group therapy and educational classes often taking place in hospitals, clinics, or drug/alcohol rehabilitation centers. Certified substance abuse counselors, psychologists, and social workers provide treatment. Attendance generally runs from six to ten weeks. Like day treatment, successful use of outpatient treatment is more likely when there is support for the person at home and in the community and in conjunction with self-help programs such as AA or NA.
A patient who receives online casino betting treatment through services provided in the home community without being hospitalized, e. g. Gambler's Anonymous.
is any treatment that takes place on an outpatient (as opposed to inpatient or residential) basis. 53 P (Back to Top)