Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Getting help for severe anxiety, depression and other mental health issues doesn’t always require an inpatient stay. Our partial hospitalization program is for adults 18 and older. Receive intensive therapy during the day and be home at night and on weekends.

A therapists leads a group of adults in group therapy.

Attending our PHP program can help you manage mental health issues so you can focus on what’s most important to you. You learn skills and coping methods that make it easier to go about your daily life.

PHP Mental Health Services at Old Vineyard: Why Choose Us?

You receive services from experienced providers specializing in mental health. Licensed clinical counselors deliver therapies and create a welcoming environment. They offer a depth of experience and use research-based methods to help you achieve your goals.

Highlights of our program include:

  • Seamless services: If you are coming to us from one of Old Vineyard’s inpatient programs, you can work with some of the same providers in PHP. Psychiatrists and nurse practitioners are the same for both programs. This continuity of care enables you to receive services from people you already know and trust.
  • Compassion: We understand the challenges of living with a mental health condition, and we’re here to help. Therapists lead with kindness and respect, making it easier for you to get the most out of therapy.
  • Coordination: Psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and therapists work together to manage the details of your treatment. We also meet regularly to discuss your care. These efforts enable us to anticipate and coordinate services that address your needs.
  • Responsive care: If there are unexpected challenges, we make time to discuss your concerns and help you find solutions. Patients can often meet one-on-one with a nurse practitioner on short notice. If necessary, we coordinate family sessions to address relationship issues.

How Can the Partial Hospitalization Program Help Me?

Our services are for people who need extra support moving forward from:

  • Grief and loss
  • New mental health diagnosis
  • Relationship issues
  • Recent life changes, like losing your job

In PHP, you learn how to overcome these challenges in healthy, productive ways. We teach you coping skills and how to apply them to your life.

PHP Mental Health: What to Expect

Our partial hospitalization program meets Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Patients often complete PHP in a few weeks. The length of your program depends on your goals and treatment response.

Admission and intake

Admissions representatives are available 24/7, enabling you to receive a prompt response about your eligibility for PHP. Patients who are admitted often start treatment the same day. The first step is a comprehensive intake assessment. We discuss your mental health history, current symptoms, relationships, medical issues, and home and work life.

PHP mental health services

Our partial hospitalization program includes:

  • Planning: A psychiatrist, nurse practitioner and several therapists review your intake information and tailor services to your needs. We also help you establish treatment goals.
  • Medication management: We prescribe medications like antidepressants and mood stabilizers to reduce symptoms, so you can focus on healing. Services reflect your preferences, which may include specific drugs or no medications at all.
  • Group therapy: We teach you techniques for de-escalating intense thoughts. You also learn how to communicate your needs and feelings. The group format enables you to learn from the experiences of others and feel less alone on your treatment journey.
  • Support: You meet one-on-one with a nurse practitioner or psychiatrist twice weekly. We talk about what you are learning in therapy and whether there are new or worsening challenges. If you are on medications, we discuss whether they meet your needs.

What Happens After Completing PHP?

As you achieve your treatment goals, we start planning the next step of your care. Patients often transition to our intensive outpatient program (IOP). This service helps you gain additional practice and confidence in applying skills supporting your long-term mental health.

Get Help Now

Call 855-613-5920 to schedule a no-cost and confidential outpatient mental health assessment. You can also get started by completing our online intake form.

In case of a mental health crisis, CALL 988. For physical health emergencies, CALL 911. You can also seek help for a crisis or emergency at the nearest emergency room.

Take the First Step to Recovery

If you or someone you love is struggling with their mental health, please get help now. We are here to assist.