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Children and Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Children and Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Partial Hospitalization Program for Children and Teens

Riveredge Hospital provides adolescent and children’s partial hospitalization programs in Forest Park, Illinois, as well as serving communities in Chicago and the surrounding areas. Our compassionate staff is here to put your loved one first and involve you in the healing process. 

Our adolescent and child partial hospitalization program is a therapeutic day treatment program offered to children ages 5 through 12 and adolescents 13 through 17 who are at risk of hospitalization in transition from an inpatient hospital stay, or experiencing functional impairment at home, in school or within the community.

Our teen and pediatric partial hospitalization program aims to serve individuals who require more structure than found in traditional outpatient services, but do not meet criteria for inpatient treatment. 

Evidence-based educational and group treatment is provided in a structured, group therapeutic setting. In addition, academic credit can be earned through daily school sessions. PHP meets year round Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m–3:00 p.m.

To schedule an assessment for our PHP for children and teens, click here

Partial Hospitalization Programs Include:

  • Trauma-focused expressive and experiential therapies
  • Gender and age-based groups
  • School services provided daily
  • Individualized treatment planning
  • Family therapy
  • Psychiatric evaluation and weekly medication management
  • Lunch and dinner are provided

Outpatient treatment from Riveredge Hospital, including PHP treatment, is designed for each individual child or teen, no matter what mental health issue they face. Whether it be depression, anxiety disorder or a mood disorder, we’re here to help. 

Mental Health, Children and Teens

Mental health issues are not just an adult problem and are far more common in children and adolescents than you might think. 

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that nearly 13 percent of all individuals with a mental health disorder across the globe are between the ages of 10-19 — or one in seven people aged 10-19. 

However, the consequences of failing to treat mental health issues early on in life can lead to problems later. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, almost half of all people who experience a mental illness at some point in their lives showed symptoms before the age of 14. 

As the National Institute of Mental Health states, Mental disorders can begin in childhood. Examples include anxiety disorders, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, depression and other mood disorders, eating disorders, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Many adults who seek mental health treatment reflect on the impact of mental disorders on their childhood and wish they had received help sooner.

Acting early matters, and the stats back that up. An intensive outpatient program can provide the tools, skills and education necessary to help your child or teen with their mental health issues. 

We’re here for you.

Riveredge Hospital, located in Forest Park, Illinois, can provide a child or teen partial hospitalization program that meets your loved one’s specific, unique needs. 

Contact us online, or click here to request an assessment.

We cannot provide diagnosis, counseling or recommendations online, however, our professional staff is available anytime by calling 708-209-4181. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.