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Behavioral Health/Chemical Dependency

Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization Program

The Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP) at Silver Cross Hospital is designed as an alternative to inpatient mental health treatment or as a transition from the inpatient behavioral health program back into the community.

Services are provided by a diverse team comprised of physicians, registered nurses, behavioral health therapists and social workers.

We invite patients, families and referring treatment team members to contribute to developing the individual’s treatment plan. Family members are an important part of our treatment approach.

Program Features

PHP is appropriate for patients with emotional illness that requires an intensive structured program of therapy to attain specific treatment goals. Psychiatric conditions and stressors that warrant Partial Hospitalization treatment include:

  • Symptomatic mood or anxiety disorders with significant impairment of functioning.
  • Decreased daily functioning due to loss, grief, loneliness and other life stressors.
  • Feelings of helplessness and hopelessness without active suicidality.
  • Dual diagnosis track available for patients with cooccurring symptoms of emotional illness and substance abuse or dependence.

Admission Criteria

  • 18 years of age (and out of high school) or older.
  • Serious emotional disorder that requires intensive treatment without requiring 24-hour supervision.
  • Patients must be sufficiently organized in thinking to participate in group activities within the structure of the program.
  • Patients must show ability to care for their own personal needs.
  • Patients will assume responsibility for taking their own medications as prescribed.
  • Patients must have adequate shelter, assume responsibility for transportation and voluntarily enter the program.
  • Patients must be able to build therapeutic relationships and be able to adhere to the program rules and program requirements.

Insurance Accepted
Services are covered by most major health insurances, Medicaid and Medicare. 

Contact Us
Program meets Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.



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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.