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African American Adult DBT IOP

North East Ohio’s Only Intensive Outpatient Program Designed for African Americans

Our program is designed specifically for, by, and about the needs of African Americans with mental health issues. Consumers learn skills to manage life stress, challenges, and mental health problems when navigating America’s dominant culture. Our platform is DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy) Based and uses multimedia learning platforms. In-person groups include the use of hypnotherapy for a deeper level of healing.

This program is designed for African Americans dealing with:


Bipolar Disorder

Schizoaffective Disorder

Borderline Personality Disorder




Self Mutilation


Participants will develop Core Skills in the following areas:

Distress Tolerance


Emotion Regulation

Interpersonal Effectiveness

Self-regulation skills

The African American DBT IOP Group meets for 3 hours 3 days a week and runs in 4-week cycles. Our group is covered by most insurance companies and Medicaid.

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