Welcome 

Patients with needs somewhere in between inpatient admission and true outpatient care may find the help they need in one of our below. Use the links below to quickly navigate to a program. 


Seniors Partial Hospitalization Program

The Seniors Partial Hospitalization Program, for ages 65 and over, is a comprehensive, short-term, outpatient program that provides support and treatment for older adults facing emotional or behavioral health difficulties. The structured format provides medical monitoring as well as therapeutic groups and activities. The program can be used as a step down from inpatient treatment as well as a program for older adults needing an intensive level of care, but not hospitalization. The program enables older adults to address their problems while remaining in their homes or communities.

Timing

Monday–Friday, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Assessment

Each prospective patient receives a complete assessment to ensure that the program addresses their needs. The assessment includes a review of:

  • Current issues and problems
  • Observable changes in daily activities
  • Medical/emotional issues that might be of concern

Following the assessment, a personalized treatment plan is developed.

Program Benefits

  • Case management services
  • Neuropsychological testing, if needed
  • Medication management, if needed
  • Group therapy
  • Individual/family therapy as required
  • Lunch, snacks, and drinks
  • Free transportation inside the Perimeter

The Team

  • Geriatric psychiatrist
  • Advance practice nurse
  • Licensed social worker
  • Licensed professional counselors

Program Activities

  • Cognitive therapy
  • Assertiveness training
  • Grief management
  • Anger management counseling
  • Problem-solving exercises
  • Coping skills training for depression/anxiety
  • Expression of feelings in a safe, confidential environment
  • Leisure planning
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Relapse prevention counseling
  • Stress management counseling

Insurance Information
Medicare Part B generally covers 80 percent of the program fees. Medicare supplemental plans and Medicaid typically will reimburse the secondary costs of the Program. Most other insurance carriers also provide coverage. Patients will be advised of their insurance coverage upon admission.


Adult Intensive Outpatient Program 

The Adult Intensive Outpatient Program can be a helpful resource for those seeking to learn effective coping and preventive awareness skills. Participants engage in group therapy, during which they process and explore real-life situations as they happen and practice newly acquired healthy behavioral skills. Our multidisciplinary clinical team individually manages the treatment needs of program participants.

Timing

Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Program Benefits

  • Can act as a step-down program for hospitalized patients
  • An effective way to shorten inpatient stays
  • Offers patients an immediate alternative to traditional outpatient care when the need is urgent
  • The program’s flexible schedule can benefit working adults

Program Topics

  • Managing depression and anxiety
  • Guilt and shame
  • Crisis management
  • Family dynamics
  • Healthy relationships
  • Community resources
  • Healthy boundaries
  • Coping with change

Young Adult Intensive Outpatient Program

The Young Adult Intensive Outpatient Program, for ages 18-28, can be a helpful resource for those seeking to learn effective coping and preventive awareness skills. Participants engage in group therapy, during which they process and explore real-life situations as they happen and practice newly acquired healthy behavioral skills. Our multidisciplinary clinical team individually manages the treatment needs of program participants.

Timing

Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Program Benefits

  • Can act as a step-down program for hospitalized patients
  • An effective way to shorten inpatient stays
  • Offers patients an immediate alternative to traditional outpatient care when the need is urgent
  • The program’s flexible schedule can benefit working adults

Program Topics

  • Managing depression and anxiety
  • Guilt and shame
  • Crisis management
  • Family dynamics
  • Healthy relationships
  • Community resources
  • Healthy boundaries
  • Coping with change

Men's Support Group

The group is for men age 60 and over and its main goal is to provide a safe, comfortable, non-judgmental forum that advances the mental health wellness of senior men through the sharing of experiences, from grief and loss to hopes and celebrations.

Timing

2nd and 4th Thursday of every month, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.


Make an Appointment 

To make an appointment or referral, please call 404-728-4776 or 404-728-6975.

For additional information and inquiries for our Transitions Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs, please call 404-728-4776 or 404-728-6978.

If your medical problem is an emergency, please call 911 or visiting your nearest emergency room.