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Partial hospitalization

  • Adult Partial Hospitalization Program

    Adult group

    When you need intensive care for a mental health condition in the community, our adult partial hospitalization program is here.

    Our two- to four-week program is directed by a psychiatrist in a group therapy environment to help prevent and reduce hospitalization and support patients in their home environments.

    What it is

    Our program entails working with a psychiatrist who:

    • evaluates current medications
    • assesses the need for mediations during the program
    • determines psychological testing needs for further evaluation

    Our program offers a group therapy environment to help participants:

    • experience success
    • increase self-awareness
    • develop or improve coping skills
    • develop interpersonal effectiveness
    • increase emotion regulation
    • improve family communication skills
    • improve conflict resolution skills
    • gain access to movement therapy, music therapy, and mindfulness training for some programs
    • manage the emotional effects of complex health conditions
    • learn to manage school, work or family pressures
    • address any issues related to LGBT identity or intercultural adjustments due to race, ethnicity, class and immigration

    Good for treating

    • mood disorders
    • anxiety disorders
    • self-injury
    • relational issues
    • stress related disorders
    • family issues

    What to expect

    • short-term, intensive mental health treatment as an alternative to inpatient hospitalization
    • your psychiatrist will meet with you periodically through the course of the program
    • five hours of therapeutic programming, five days per week
    • daily schedules structured as a combination of group psychotherapy, activity groups and education groups
    • family therapy sessions available upon request

    Good to know

    • Most health insurance plans provide reimbursement for partial hospitalization.
    • Our staff can help you check your coverage before starting the program.

    How to participate

    An intake with a mental health professional is required for admission. Intakes are done Monday through Friday by appointment. You may be referred to our program from many health care settings.

    Schedule an appointment

    Call 612-863-3285 to schedule an intake appointment.

    Program hours

    Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

  • Find us

  • 800 E 28th St
    Wasie Center, fourth floor
    Minneapolis, MN 55407


  • Contact us

    Mental Health and Addiction Line


    Your 24/7 Allina Health resource for scheduling, referrals, questions and concerns