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,…

a woman attends group therapy in her partial hospitalization program

What to Expect in a Partial Hospitalization Program

Partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) are a type of outpatient addiction treatment. They are often considered the most intense form of outpatient. Clients access care for as much as 30 hours per week spread across four to six days. PHPs are commonly used as a step down from inpatient treatment. However, they can also be implemented…

woman prepares for partial hospitalization program

Preparing for a Partial Hospitalization Program

Partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) are one type of addiction treatment available to people looking to enter recovery. It is the most intensive level of outpatient care available. PHPs are a great addiction treatment option for people with a life situation that makes full inpatient therapy untenable but who also have a dual diagnosis, have previously…