Outpatient Therapy Can Work — If You Work Hard

Sometimes those struggling with addiction, eating disorders, and other, more serious mental health problems assume that if they cannot commit to inpatient therapy, they might as well not bother. Outpatient therapy is seen as the willy-nilly cousin that isn't going to be effective. But this is not a fair picture to paint of outpatient therapy. It absolutely can work — but patients do have to work harder at it in order to ensure their success.