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Outpatient Services:

IntraCare Hospital Outpatient Programs
 

Level II - Higher Paths

IntraCare Adult Day Treatment Program offers two levels of care; Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), which is a 5 day a week program and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), a three day a week program. These two programs are designed to meet the Mental Health and/or Chemical Dependency treatment needs of patients who are at a higher level of functioning. The PHP program runs Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The IOP program operates within the framework of the PHP; however, the days of attendance are negotiated with the patient to best meet their recovery needs.

A Primary Therapist will be assigned to the patient. The therapist will work closely with the patient to address their issues, and with their permission, will also work closely with his/her family in family therapy and discharge planning.

Several treatment modalities are offered in PHP. These include, but are not limited to: Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Family Therapy and Nursing Groups. Step Groups, Addiction Education, and Relapse Prevention groups are also provided.

Patients are provided individualized treatment within a team framework. Members of the treatment team include the patient, the patient’s doctor, nurse, program therapists, Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors, and psychiatric technicians. The patient will be given a schedule of his/her treatment modalities. This schedule will fit the initial needs of the patient, but may be modified as the needs of the patient change.

Lunch is provided for patients free of charge. IntraCare Hospital provides a safe, structured environment to allow the patient the opportunity to take risks, explore and develop positive coping skills, to enhance a sense of personal identity, and to increase the patient’s self-esteem and personal values. The Higher Paths program focuses on cognitive therapies and higher level processing. Actively working a recovery program is the essence of treatment in IntraCare Hospital’s day treatment programs.

   
IntraCare Hospital Outpatient Partial Hospital and Intensive Outpatient Programs
 

Level I - Foundations Program

The IntraCare Foundations Adult Day Treatment Program offers two levels of care; Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), which is a 5 day a week program; and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), a three day a week program. These two programs are designed to meet the Mental Health and/or Chemical Dependency needs for patients who may need to work at a slower pace. The PHP program runs Monday – Friday from 9:30 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. The IOP program operates within the framework of the PHP; however, the days of attendance are, negotiated with the patient to best meet their recovery needs.

Transportation may be provided to seniors (over age 60) and individuals who reside in assisted living facilities or personal care homes within a 10 mile radius of IntraCare Hospital. Individuals with Medicaid insurance may be eligible for transportation through the Medicaid program. Call the hospital for information.

Upon arrival, the patients meet the treatment staff that consists of a RN, therapist/case manager, LCDC, and psychiatric technician. The patients see their physician at least once weekly while in PHP.

The patient begins the day with a group that starts at 9:30 (Morning Focus). The patient’s day is highly structured with groups at 10:30, lunch at 11:30, group at 12:30, and group at 1:45. The patient’s day ends at 2:45. Groups are primarily educational, experiential, and didactic with such topics as stress management, discharge/weekend planning, loss resolution, life skills, relapse prevention, medication education, management of my illness, etc. Group work is designed to allow patients to work at a slower pace as needed in order to acquire the basic skills needed to process and assimilate new information and utilize their new skills.

Individual and family sessions are offered weekly. As much as the patient is willing to allow, family members are included to assist with discharge planning.

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