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Treatment Programs: What Really Happens At A Partial Hospitalization Program?

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By: Renaissance Recovery

Medically Reviewed by: Diana Vo, LMFT

Last Updated: 7/1/2021

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Authored By: Joe Gilmore

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If you have a drug addiction problem, then finding the appropriate treatment program is crucial. With all the various treatment programs available, you may have questions about which one is best for you and how things work. A rehab evaluator can assist you with finding out what program is the right fit for you. One treatment program that many people attend for addiction help is a partial hospitalization program (PHP). It’s a step down from an inpatient residential treatment program, but it is just as effective for the right recipient.

What is a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)?

A partial hospitalization program is a comprehensive and extensive treatment program for people facing addiction issues. Partial hospitalization centers are equipped with certified and trained clinicians who provide treatments for those struggling with addiction.

At a PHP, you can be sure to receive quality treatment from licensed professionals. Also, during PHP, you will participate for an extended period of time, allowing you the full benefit of the program.

How Does Partial Hospitalization Work?

A partial hospitalization program works like any other addiction treatment program with a few key differences. For one thing, you will be able to stay overnight at your own home because a PHP is not inpatient/residential care. However, it is extensive enough that it may feel like you are inpatient.

During the partial hospitalization program, you will participate in several therapy programs customized to fit your specific needs. These occur at different times throughout the day while you are there, so you receive adequate support and help all day long before you go home.

Some of the treatment therapies involved include:

Most PHPs will have you attend several days of the week. You may even participate in some treatment program each day of the week.

At partial hospitalization centers, you will become familiar with the other participants because of the amount of time spent there. This is helpful for group therapy sessions. As you share time together, you will become close to the others and learn from them during therapy.

Benefits from a Partial Hospitalization Program

If you decide to participate in a partial hospitalization program, you will benefit from all the hours of therapy involved in the program. You will also have access to the many resources available there. So, while you are attending your customized treatment program, it will be easy to add another program to your schedule if you need something different. You will have more flexibility to make sure you get a treatment program that works well for you.

Finally, you will be connected with top therapists familiar with addiction issues, ensuring you have a quality treatment plan.

Start a Partial Hospitalization Program with Renaissance Recovery Today

Getting started with a PHP is simple when you contact Renaissance Recovery. We will guide you through the process of recovering from whatever substance you are addicted to. Whether it’s cocaine, alcohol, meth, or something else, there is no time like the present to start healing.

At Renaissance Recovery, our therapists will administer evidence-based treatment programs to those in need. You can start your journey to a healthier new you by participating in a partial hospitalization program.

Don’t let an addiction problem interrupt your joy in life. You deserve to have a fulfilled life and peace of mind. Now that you know what really happens at a partial hospitalization program, you can reach out to a quality treatment program for more information. Contact Renaissance Recovery today by either calling [Direct] or completing our secure and convenient online form. We will be there, walking beside you every step of the way.

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