Last month I was admitted to a partial hospitalization program for depression. This is the second time I’m doing the same program, and I have mixed feelings about being back.
For those unaware, a partial hospitalization program, sometimes referred to as a PHP or day treatment, is a program for mental health or substance use concerns where patients spend around five to eight hours at a treatment facility during the day and return home in the evenings.
Weekends and major holidays are typically also spent at home. The PHP I’m currently admitted to for the second time consists of a curriculum designed to treat depression.Read more on themighty.com