a woman researches addiction treatment options for a loved one and thinks a partial hospitalization program php is the best choice

What Can PHP Treat?

Recovering from addiction is a long process with many stages that require different levels of care. Clients who are looking to recover from addiction may choose between inpatient or residential treatment, intensive outpatient or outpatient treatment, or partial hospitalization programs. Depending on their stage of recovery and their personal circumstances, they can choose the kind…

a patient talks to their doctor about benefits of dual diagnosis

5 Benefits of Dual Diagnosis

When someone is said to have a dual diagnosis, it means they have a recognized mental health disorder simultaneously as a substance abuse disorder. Multiple conditions are common, as mental health and substance abuse overlap fundamentally. Struggling with one type of disorder does not guarantee that someone will develop the other. However, it happens often…

a woman in women's fentanyl addiction treatment

Women’s Fentanyl Addiction Treatment

Fentanyl is a type of opioid that is incredibly powerful. It is many times more potent than morphine and exponentially stronger than the types of opioids prescribed for pain relief like oxycontin and codeine. Recent data indicates that over 100 people die in the United States every day from opioid overdoses, with fentanyl being the…

a man is supported in a partial hospitalization program

Do Partial Hospitalization Programs Actually Work?

A partial hospitalization program, or PHP for short, is a type of intensive outpatient addiction treatment. Clients spend up to six hours per day every day of the week attending on-site treatment, accessing therapy, and getting help with medication management. But does PHP work? The simple answer is yes. The more complex answer is yes,…