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Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) Rehab*

Home Outpatient Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) Rehab*

Receive full support & stability with RCA’s Partial Hospitalization Program

Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is for individuals experiencing the most severe symptoms of addiction. You are generally transitioning from inpatient treatment or have significant barriers to residential treatment yet need an intensive level of care. The major focuses of treatment at this level are stabilizing symptoms and reducing substance use.

PHP uses the most advanced techniques and experienced clinicians to help you achieve lasting recovery, at your own pace. In PHP, you’ll take part in a variety of groups led by our team of experts, using the latest evidence-based methodologies.

*PHP is referred to as Day Treatment in Massachusetts

Here’s what you’ll receive in PHP:

Individual & group therapy:

  • Stabilize substance use
  • Focus on education about substance abuse symptoms and the recovery path
  • Decrease impulsivity
  • Identify and triage co-occurring conditions
  • Assess safety in all aspects of functioning
  • Establish personalized blueprint to guide recovery into daily life
  • Addiction seminars & education
  • Reinforce self-monitoring and mindfulness of changes in thoughts and emotions
  • Support the enhancement of quality of life and well-being, and expanded engagement with sober supports
  • Engage in a deeper exploration of specific mental health concerns
  • Normalize triggers, which can occur at any stage of recovery, and become able to identify and address emergent symptoms
  • Reinforce effective relationship skills

Family therapy:

  • Focus on reinforcing effective communication skills, shared problem-solving, resolution of past conflict, and reinforcement of relationship skills within the family
  • Rebuild, repair, or restore your family dynamic
  • Stay connected while creating your own safe space
  • Learn how to start the healing process
  • Learn what to do with feelings of stigma, guilt, and shame
  • Understand the behaviors of addiction and the impact they have
  • Strengthen family and romantic relationships

Wellness activities:

  • Exercise
  • Reiki
  • Mindfulness
  • Yoga
  • Meditation

Grounding therapies:

  • Music therapy
  • Art therapy
  • Journaling

Medication-Assisted Treatment:


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Levels of care for every level of your recovery

Whether you’re at the very beginning of your recovery or months in, we offer 3 levels of outpatient care:

Partial Hospitalization Program*

(PHP) stabilizes

PHP addiction treatment from the comfort of your home

In addition to RCA’s in-person outpatient services, we have extended our treatment beyond our offices to online via HIPAA compliant web and video conferencing.

Sample Partial Hospitalization Program schedule:

PHP typically runs daily on weekdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. You’ll be provided lunch and other refreshments during the treatment day. The exact schedule may vary by state.

A typical day for a PHP client would be as follows:

  • 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM: Community meeting/review goals
  • 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM: Process group
  • 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM: Psychoeducational group (with break)
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Lunch
  • 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM: Wrap-up/goal-setting group

Our Partial Hospitalization Programs are available at the following RCA locations:


South Elgin, IL


Indianapolis, IN


Waldorf, MD



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