A structured program of active treatment for psychiatric care that is more intense than the care you get in your doctor?s or therapist?s office.
Treatment consumers with a Serious Mental Illness (SMI) receive when not in the hospital that lasts for more than an hour and takes place several days per week. Usually involves groups, one-on-one counseling and education.
A level of treatment where the patient spends a certain number of hours at the facility each day and returns to their home at night. Usually for more acute patients than day hospital programs, but less acute than inpatient or residential programs.