Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

Aurora Charter Oak’s Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is a structured outpatient program that provides support and treatment for individuals facing mental health and/or substance use problems. PHP is designed as an alternative to, or transition from Aurora Charter Oak Outpatient Program Scheduleinpatient treatment, with weekly visits from a psychiatrist, case management, family meetings, and other services offered. Clients are usually scheduled for a minimum of 20 hours of group therapy a week. Group assignment is based on the individual’s treatment needs, with both mental health and chemical dependency groups available. Most private insurance companies cover PHP, as does Medicare. We provide complimentary local transportation along with breakfast and lunch.

Mental Health Program content includes:

  • Mental Health Conditions
  • Coping with Feelings and Emotions
  • Medications and Physical Wellness
  • Relationships and Support
  • Healthy Communication and Boundaries
  • Self-Awareness and Self-Esteem
  • Spirituality, Relaxation, and Mindfulness
  • Grief, Loss and Trauma Resolution
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Maintaining Recovery and Wellness

Chemical Dependency Program content includes:

  • Physical aspects of addiction – disease concept
  • Psychological aspects of addiction – thoughts, beliefs, perceptions
  • Social aspects of addiction – shame cycle of addiction
  • Identifying and expressing feelings
  • Stress management/reduction
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Anger management skill-building

To learn more about our adult Outpatient Services, please call 877-674-7781. Our Assessment Center can also answer questions regarding insurance coverage.

Please note that Medi-Cal does not cover outpatient treatment programs at Charter Oak.