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Day Treatment (Partial Hospitalization) For Teens



Our holistic day treatment program, also known as Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), is a highly structured level of care that offers a robust 35 hours of weekly programming for teens ages 13-17. Through the use of a variety of therapeutic methods, they are able to stabilize, begin to understand their addiction and mental health struggles, and heal from them. We strive to help teens become more like the person they want to be, without using substances to get there.

Day Treatment Schedule

For teens 18 and under, the teen day treatment program includes a heavy academic and vocational component. We have academic and vocational specialists who can provide tutoring as needed. Group academic and vocational support sessions occur three days a week, with daily support from a licensed and credentialed teacher. Family therapy sessions occur weekly, and six hours of group and experiential therapy takes place every day.

In our Day Treatment program, most days begin at around noon and end at around 8:00 p.m. Here is a sample of what a typical day might look like.

  • Individual Therapy
  • Academic Support
  • Experiential Activity
  • Psychiatric Consultations
  • Family Therapy
  • Group Therapy
Family Involvement

When a teen is struggling with substance abuse or mental health, it doesn't just affect them, it affects the entire family unit. We believe that it's important for the entire family to receive support, not just the individual struggling with substance abuse.

Parents of the teen in treatment are required to attend multi-family group sessions, which happen once a week. In addition to these required groups, we offer weekly support groups that are available for all family members to attend.

Who Typically Comes to Day Treatment

Day treatment is often the level of care that teens who have recently completed a residential or wilderness program will step down into.

We support teens struggling with substance abuse and mental health disorders who need significant structure to help support stabilization, and have either temporarily left school, are in transition between schools, or looking to finish out of school online or pursue their GED.

For teens who require more structure and support than our outpatient day treatment program can provide, we recommend Cascade Canyon Teen Residential. This 30 day residential program gives teens with a safe and supportive environment in which they can begin to discover who they are without substances, begin confronting underlying mental health disorders, and get back on track academically.

Click here to learn more about the program at Cascade Canyon Teen Residential

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Day Treatment Locations

Denver, Colorado

(720) 420-7444
7555 East Hampden Ave. Suite 103
Denver, CO  80231

Boulder, Colorado

(720) 773-8727
350 Interlocken Blvd #100
Broomfield, CO 80021

Washington D.C.

(301) 321-7362
11820 Parklawn Dr. #403
North Bethesda, MD 20852

Reston, Virginia

(703) 260-9359
11415 Isaac Newton Square S
Reston, Virginia 20190

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