The adolescent partial hospitalization program at Compass Intervention Center is designed to address psychiatric issues, substance abuse and dual diagnosis in teens stable enough to live at home during treatment. The program aims to enhance a patient’s coping abilities, recognize their therapeutic needs and focus on how to address these needs in a progressive manner.
Treatment consists of classroom scholastic time, supportive group therapy, recreational therapy, process groups and psycho-education. Treatment includes psychiatric and medical evaluations; comprehensive assessment and treatment planning; individual, family and group psychotherapy and medication management if needed.
Adolescent PHP is offered Monday through Friday from 8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The program is available five times a week, with intensive treatment for a minimum of four clinical hours a day. The average length of stay in the program is two weeks.
The goal of the program for patients with a dual diagnosis is to achieve long-term abstinence and recovery.
BENEFITS OF PHP
- Minimal family and home-life disruption
- Transition period of an inpatient stay to offer reintegration into the home environment and daily routines
- Ability to practice newly acquired skills within their environment
- Weekly visit with a doctor to assess need for medication management