Behavioral Health

Partial Hospitalization Program

Mercy Medical Center’s short-term program provides an intensive, structured treatment environment 5 days a week, 5 hours a day, for mentally ill and mentally ill/chemically dependent adults who are experiencing severe psychiatric symptoms. It can serve as an alternative to an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit stay, or as a step-down program to decrease the length of an Inpatient Unit admission. A multidisciplinary treatment team, consisting of a psychiatrist, registered nurse, social workers and art therapist, provides treatment to assist the individual with regaining stability of their symptoms.

This intensive program provides individuals with the following treatment services:

  • Biopsychosocial assessment
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Health screening and referral
  • Treatment planning
  • Group and individual therapy
  • Medication management, education, administration
  • Activity therapy
  • Family support and education
  • Crisis intervention
  • Discharge planning
  • Case management

 

 

Physician Referrals

To find a physician, please call our personal help line at:
516-62MERCY
For General and Patient Information:
516-705-2525