Hope. Heal. Thrive.

Adult Mental Health Services

Intensive Outpatient Treatment and Support Services

Program Requires a Referral

Program Requires a Referral Through ICMS hospital liaison

Program Director: Melanie Bennett, LCSW

732-276-1510 ext. 5200


Intensive Outpatient Treatment and Support Services (IOTSS) is a specialized treatment program designed to help adults who are struggling with severe or persistent mental illnesses. The program offers an alternative to hospitalization by providing trauma-informed, community-based treatment services.

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Providing a Continuum of Care

A Strong Foundation for Lasting Recovery

The goal of IOTSS is to provide individuals with the support they need to manage their symptoms and improve their overall quality of life. IOTSS typically involves a combination of individual and group therapy sessions, medication management, and other supportive services. The length of participation in the program varies depending on the individual’s needs and progress, but it is typically between 3 and 6 months. Services include:

Get The Help You Need

Make The Call

Call 732-276-1510 x5200 or email mbennett@preferredbehavioral.org for more information and to request a referral form.

What Happens Next?

Once a referral is received, the Director will review and respond within 24-48 hours and an intake appointment will be scheduled as appropriate.

Intensive Outpatient Treatment & Support Services

Hope and Guidance without Hospitalization 

IOTSS (Intensive Outpatient Treatment and Support Services) is an evidenced-based treatment program for individuals with severe or persistent mental illnesses. It provides individual and group services to help patients achieve better outcomes. By providing community-based treatment alternatives to hospitalization, IOTSS promotes independence and improves overall well-being.

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We're Here To Help

Preferred Behavioral Health Group provides multiple youth and adult services to address emotional, mental, and behavioral health issues. However, some situations require different services. If you or a loved one is experiencing life-threatening danger or the immediate risk of self-harm, go to the nearest emergency room or dial 911 for immediate assistance.