Program Facts

Mindful Transitions PHP Facts

  • Mindful Transitions PHP operates Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for patients with eating disorders.)
  • PHP Enrollees check in every morning between 8:30 – 9 a.m. and check out between 3 – 4 p.m.
  • During check in, badges will be issued to enrollee and must be turned in when leaving the facility
  • This is a full-day program where the patient attends five days per week. The treatment team will work with patients to design the right program for each situation.
  • Average duration of the program is 2 weeks. The treatment team will make a recommendation regarding length of attendance based on the individual needs of each patient.
  • Diagnosis of patients must fall within the diagnoses classified in the current edition of the DSM-IV, including but not limited to: affective disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), anxiety disorders, eating disorders, adjustment disorders, thought disorders not requiring hospitalization, such as paranoia and hallucinations
  • Program primarily takes place in group room space on the second floor of Lindner Center of HOPE.
  • Program participants must have an established outpatient provider who can provide mental health services after discharge.
  • Admission process includes: (If patient is coming from within the Lindner Center of HOPE system, services will be transferred to PHP.)
    • Patients are asked to arrive between 7 and 7:30 a.m. on day one for admission.
    • A nursing assessment that will take about one hour on day one.
    • Social work assessment.
    • Physician assessment.
    • Treatment plan recommendations.
  • The program includes:
    • Group therapy
    • Pharmacotherapy consultation
    • Interdisciplinary assessment
    • Lunch in Lindner Center of HOPE’s dining room (Special dietary needs can be accommodated.)
    • In-program medication management by a psychiatrist, as needed
    • Mid-program and discharge communications to outpatient providers
  • Additional program information:
    • The program is group based.
    • Programming starts promptly at 9:00a.m.
    • Groups are primarily skill development, with a DBT informed basis.
    • For patients with an eating disorder, program includes: Meal support, one offsite therapeutic experience per week, nutritional support and meal planning, medication management, labs, individual and family therapy support when needed and specialized group.