For individuals with psychiatric and emotional disorders who do not
require 24-hour inpatient care, American Day Treatment Center is a
cost-effective option. Although it is a day program, American Day
provides the structure and intensity that is typical of an inpatient
program. The Center's treatment team is led by a board-certified
psychiatrist and provides a multi-faceted therapeutic experience on a
American Day provides structured, personalized, clinically intensive
partial hospitalization programs (PHP) and intensive outpatient programs
(IOP) for individuals 14 years and above with psychiatric and emotional
disorders. The group therapy programs are designed to serve those who
need the structure and intensity found in inpatient psychiatric programs
but who do not require 24-hour inpatient care.
Each center's office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through
Friday. The PHP programs operates from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., five days
per week. The IOP programs operate mornings, afternoons and evenings, 4
days weekly. Roundtrip van transportation is available for the partial
hospitalization programs. Transportation may be available, by
arrangement from school to the adolescent intensive outpatient program.
At admission, a series of clinical assessments will be conducted in
order to identify specific needs upon which the individualized treatment
plan will be based. Length of stay varies based on the individual's
The Medical Director, who is a Board Certified Psychiatrist leads the
treatment team. The team may include Licensed Therapists, Psychiatric
Nurses, Activities/Recreational Therapists, Educational Coordinators,
and Mental Health Technicians who combine their skills to provide an
intensive, daily, therapeutic experience.
Solution Focused Groups
Education Coordination (PHP Adolescents)
Activities Therapy (PHP Adolescents)
Personalized Treatment and Aftercare Plans
Referrals for an evaluation and admission can be made by calling 1-888-CARE-898.
Treatment at American Day is covered by most insurance plans. The staff
will provide specific information about reimbursement issues, and
transportation if applicable.
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Two convenient locations in the western Philadelphia suburbs serving
Delaware, Chester and parts of the adjoining counties.
For more information, call 1.866.CALL.MLH.