Partial Hospitalization Program
Our Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) provides a minimum of 25-30 hours of weekly treatment which includes a minimum of one (1) hour of individual substance abuse/behavioral health counseling per week and six (6) group hours per day. The client will also attend daily AA meetings, partake in housing meetings as scheduled and will have an opportunity to participate in gym activities, skiing, hiking, and art therapy. Individual counseling, group counseling, and AA meetings help provide structure, strengthen relationships, and allow clients to hold themselves and others accountable.
Activities like adventure therapy, art therapy, and other therapies that require active participation further allow clients to build relationships, challenge themselves, and find ways to heal that don’t always involve traditional talk therapy. Clients are able to develop skills that will help them manage cravings as well as skills that help them later in life. Peer support is a major component of many forms of adventure therapy, though it is possible to engage solo as well. Regarding group therapy and peer support, the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), write, “...participation in group therapy and other peer support programs during and following treatment can help maintain abstinence.” Individual therapies and activities are helpful, and often essential, but the importance of support from others is immense.
Mountain View Recovery Center's PHP program is intended for clients with substance abuse disorder, at times coupled with co-occurring disorders, who require a lower level of care than residential treatment, but are in need of stronger treatment structure than intensive outpatient (IOP) level of care. When applicable, the client may receive support from family and friends. MVRC does accept client referrals from Residential Facilities as a placement facility for clients in need of a lower level of care.
With our PHP program, clients will be able to commute to the program center to receive treatment and will not be required to reside at our facility. Ideally, clients will return to a healthy and supportive home environment for part of their day. Clients are able to engage in therapies like adventure therapy outside of treatment and can easily do so with family and friends.
Our PHP program will likely benefit:
- People who need a certain level of flexibility in their schedule
- People who suffer from some form of substance abuse but have a supportive home environment and community
- People who have the ability to transport themselves to and from the program center
- People who are not likely to experience dangerous withdrawal symptoms