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Is IOP Right for You? Here are some facts.

Therapy is important. Therapy creates a foundational impact for health. Therapy saves lives. It is a step in recovery that should not be missed. The Lake Behavioral Hospital Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) is one way to get support for a mental health condition in an environment that allows you to return too work and home, […]

Mental Health Month May Mean Making Changes

May has been the identified month for mental health since 1949. It means changing our beliefs about what it means to be unwell, making personal efforts to reduce stigma, and accepting responsibility for staying as mentally healthy as we possibly can. It may also mean making changes to become healthier and keeping our health in […]

May is Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Month and no conversation in mental health is more important than one about suicide. Let’s start with some general information; some statistics about suicide in the US. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide was responsible for nearly 49,000 deaths in 2021. That is one death every 11 […]

Lake Behavioral Hospital: Partial Hospitalization Program for Teens

The challenges that teens face every day can prevent them from living their best life. Social media pressures, peer concerns and academic worries can all cause anxiety, stress, and depression. Teens, especially, have the potential for becoming unwell as they are making every effort to individuate and be independent, and don’t always share what is […]

Partial Hospitalization Programming for teens can make a difference

Being a part of a PHP (Partial Hospitalization Program) can truly have an impact. It is an effective mode of treatment for teens because it offers freedom to continue to connect to both home and positive peer support systems. When inpatient support is not needed or a teen has completed a stay in the hospital, […]

May is Mental Health Month

Since 1949, May has been the month chosen to focus on mental wellness; reducing stigma and promoting mental health. The National Alliance on Mental Illness indicates in much of its literature that 1 in 5 of us, that is “one of us”, will be affected by mental illness in our lifetime. With that in mind, […]

Welcome Samantha “Sam” Peritz to Lake Behavioral Hospital

The team at Lake Behavioral is delighted to introduce you to the newest member of our Outpatient Programs and Leadership Team. As you may know, our current programs in outpatient include Adult Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and Partial Hospitalization (PHP) programming for adolescents. Samantha Peritz is the new Director of Outpatient Services, where she will be […]

The Lake Behavioral Partial Hospitalization Program

The Lake Behavioral Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is a mental health treatment program where teens ages 13-17 learn about themselves and mental health in a group setting several hours each day, Monday through Friday. Teens take part in the program during the day and return home at night. PHP is a short term program, lasting […]

Lake Behavioral Hospital offers Partial Hospitalization

Lake Behavioral Hospital offers Partial Hospitalization (PHP) and Intensive Outpatient (IOP) Programs. Each of these are group-based programs providing therapeutic support for individuals who are struggling with conditions and mental health concerns like depression, anxiety, trauma, and bipolar disorder that reduce a person’s ability to function well in relationships, daily routines, and work or school. […]

Lake Behavioral Hospital offers IOP

Getting help is sometimes difficult. Your world of family, work, bills, and responsibilities doesn’t stop because you are feeling unwell. You know, however, that if you don’t find some support you are going to continue to unravel and your ability to cope with your depression, addictions that relate to that depression, anxiety and trauma will […]