Partial Hospitalization Program for Adults

Adult PHP dataAscent is Highlands Behavioral Health System’s partial hospitalization program, often called PHP. This program is for adults and serves individuals dealing with mental and emotional disorders. It may be an alternate option when conventional outpatient therapy is not sufficient or for those transitioning out of inpatient care. Ascent allows patients to receive structured treatment during the day through several hours of therapy and skill building groups. Treatment includes cognitive-behavioral therapy and development of coping strategies in a supportive recovery environment.

Coping Strategies Taught in Ascent

  • Self-injury
  • Lack of focus
  • Hyperactivity
  • Boundary-setting
  • Problem-solving​
  • Depression and anxiety

Ascent meets Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Lodging is available on a case-by-case basis for patients who need overnight accommodations. Individuals can enroll any day of the week following a no-cost, confidential assessment.

Partial Hospitalization Program for Adults

Adult PHP data

Ascent is Highlands Behavioral Health System’s partial hospitalization program, often called PHP. This program is for adults and serves individuals dealing with mental and emotional disorders. It may be an alternate option when conventional outpatient therapy is not sufficient or for those transitioning out of inpatient care. Ascent allows patients to receive structured treatment during the day through several hours of therapy and skill building groups. Treatment includes cognitive-behavioral therapy and development of coping strategies in a supportive recovery environment.

Coping Strategies Taught in Ascent

  • Self-injury
  • Lack of focus
  • Hyperactivity
  • Boundary-setting
  • Problem-solving​
  • Depression and anxiety

Ascent meets Monday through Friday (except holidays) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Lodging is available on a case-by-case basis for patients who need overnight accommodations. Individuals can enroll any day of the week following a no-cost, confidential assessment.

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If you or a loved one is struggling with psychiatric, emotional or behavioral issues, please call Highlands Behavioral Health System at 720-348-2800 or use our online form to schedule a confidential, no-cost assessment or ask questions about our programs. We are available 24/7. In case of emergency, please dial 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.