Discharge Planning

The Importance Of Aftercare

Leaving treatment isn’t always easy, especially if you are making the transition from 24/7 monitoring and care to independent living. Adapting to life outside of treatment while learning to manage your condition can be challenging, but aftercare services exist to provide you with continuing care and support so you can overcome your difficulties.

Residential treatment allows you to dive deep into the underlying causes and conditions of your mental health condition. It also introduces you to healthy coping mechanisms and other skills you need to manage your remission. However, aftercare allows you to practice what you learned during treatment in real-life situations while still obtaining professional guidance and support.

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Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)

After you complete residential treatment, you will likely transition to a partial hospitalization program (PHP). PHP can be described as a step-down from residential treatment, yet more intensive than outpatient treatment. During this level of care, you will attend structured treatment and therapy during the day that is similar to residential treatment. The primary difference between residential and PHP is that you get to return home in the evening. For many people, PHP is the first step of their continuum of care. 

Intensive Outpatient Programming (IOP)

Intensive outpatient programming, better known as IOP, is the next step in the continuum of care after PHP. These programs exist to treat on an outpatient basis. Rather than participating in therapy and counseling all day, you will only spend 10-12 hours a week in IOP. 

Discharge Planning That Meets Your Unique Needs

The most reliable and effective aftercare plans are those that take a comprehensive and evidence-based approach to meet your individual needs. Here at Kandela Recovery Center in Boca Raton, we know how crucial it is to consider your personal beliefs, experiences, and goals when it comes to your treatment, which is why our highly trained clinical and medical experts work together to tailor custom treatment plans that meet your personal needs. And, when you finish treatment with us, we’ll set you up with a custom aftercare plan that puts you on the path towards lasting recovery and lifelong management.

We welcome the chance to serve you.

You will discover our philosophy is deeply grounded in dignity, compassion, innovation and long-term success. We believe the parents and loved ones are an integral part of each patient’s recovery and that it is our duty to provide the tools and education to live a fulfilling life, free from the restrictions of your mental health condition.

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