The partial hospitalization program (PHP) at Vertava Health Massachusetts in Massachusetts takes place Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.

There is significantly more freedom afforded to those participating in the PHP program at Vertava Health Massachusetts than those attending inpatient treatment.

Purpose of PHP Program

One purpose of the PHP program is to provide an opportunity for those who have recently completed the inpatient rehab program to implement the skills they learned in treatment.

This transitional program also provides more structure and supervision than a standard outpatient program.

The professional staff at Vertava Health Massachusetts understands the importance of fostering independence while maintaining clearly defined consequences for the decisions each participant chooses to make.

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Therefore, if an individual meets the weekly requirement of attending a minimum of five Alcoholic Anonymous (AA) or Narcotics Anonymous (NA) meetings per week, they are allowed to participate in the social activities offered through Vertava Health Massachusetts’s PHP program.

Social Activities At Vertava Health Massachusetts

Social activities are scheduled on the weekends. Transportation is provided and costs are covered by Vertava Health Massachusetts.
Some of the activities offered through the PHP Social Activities program at Vertava Health Massachusetts include:

  • rock climbing
  • corn mazes
  • movies
  • beach trip
  • go-karting

The transition between inpatient rehab and returning home is a process. Vertava Health Massachusetts recognizes that each person’s individual path is different and offers a PHP program, intensive outpatient (IOP), and transitional housing (or sober living).

PHP is the most structured, but offers a variety of social activities as reinforcement for adhering to the recommendations of the program.