Partial Hospital Program (PHP) at UConn Health Center

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Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 2:05 p.m.

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Phone: 860-679-2553

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Partial Hospital Program (PHP)

The adult Partial Hospital Program is a day treatment program specifically designed for the diagnosis and treatment of a mental disorder when there is reasonable expectation for improvement or when it is necessary to maintain a patient’s functional level and prevent relapse or full hospitalization.

It is a voluntary program that may shorten the length of stay in the hospital or serve as a transition from inpatient to outpatient care for some patients.

The adult Partial Hospital Program is a short-term treatment program that is group based. A multidisciplinary team facilitates care in the program.

Requirements
  • Female or male: 18 years of age or older
  • Do not require a hospital level of care
  • Require a program structure and support to control emotions and behaviors
  • Acquire skills to manage dysregulation
Goals
  • Stabilization or restoration
  • Interrupt disordered thoughts and behaviors
  • Return to independent living
  • Obtain skills to manage anxiety and impulsivity
  • Acquire skills to manage dysregulation
Treatment Includes
  • Case Management, including coordinated care with patient’s outpatient team
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Group therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Discharge planning