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Partial Hospital Program

For intensive treatment for emotional or behavioral concerns without hospitalization, take part in Avera Behavioral Health’s partial hospital program.

You'll benefit from being able to receive treatment and learn coping skills while still living at home, working or going to school, and being an active member in your family and community. Multidisciplinary treatment is available for a wide range of behavioral health conditions, such as:

Even without an official diagnosis, you can find the help you need if you have any symptoms of anxiety and depression including:

  • Decreased functioning at home, work or school
  • Isolation
  • Loss of motivation
  • Mood swings or irritability

Your customized treatment plan, designed to fit your individual situation and schedule, may include:

  • Group therapy and education
  • Individual counseling
  • Family meetings
  • Physician oversight
  • Medication management
  • Discharge planning

Partial hospital programs typically begin with five hospital visits per week for a number of weeks. As you progress through treatment, visits reduce to four days, then three days per week.

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Know the Behavioral Health Warning Signs

Pay attention to these behaviors and get assistance right away by calling 1-800-691-4336.

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  • Acting withdrawn, sad or overly anxious
  • Extreme difficulty interacting with friends and/or family
  • Significant mood swings
  • Drop in school performance
  • Changes in sleeping and/or eating patterns
  • Increased or persistent use of alcohol or drugs
  • Aggressive behavior
  • Threats to self or others
  • Hallucinations, paranoia or delusion
  • Other sudden or extreme behavioral changes

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