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Day Hospital / Intensive Outpatient Admissions Process for Adults

Our goal is to answer all your questions during the admissions process. We thank you for giving us the opportunity to care for you or your loved one.

Individuals attending the Adult Day Hospital and Intensive Outpatient Programs must be 18 years and older and must have a diagnosis of a mental health illness. Individuals must be able to fully comprehend the purpose of and to participate in the planning and implementation of the treatment plan. Adequate transportation is required of individuals participating in the program to ensure consistent program attendance. Individual’s actively using drugs or alcohol will be referred to a drug and alcohol treatment program.

The Adult Day Hospital Program and Intensive Outpatient Program will attempt to meet the needs of any individual referred to the program. However, there are certain criteria that will exclude a referral from admission into the program. The exclusionary criteria include:

  • Primary diagnosis of a substance abuse disorder or primary need for treatment is substance related.
  • Physical or developmental disorders that would prevent the individual from participating and comprehending program activities

Referrals can be made the WellSpan Philhaven Adult Day Hospital and Intensive Outpatient Programs by contacting our ACCESS Center at 1-800-932-0359.