Mercy Hospital Jefferson offers intensive day treatment programs for patients suffering from mental health and substance use disorders. This is an intermediate level of care designed to alleviate symptoms of mental illness, promote recovery and restore the patient’s ability to function.
Our program can serve as an alternative to inpatient care for some patients, or as a step-down from an inpatient psychiatric hospitalization. Our services are offered during the week, Monday - Friday.
For more information or to refer someone for an evaluation, please call our IOP department at 636.933.1231.
We offer comprehensive intensive outpatient programs for adults age 18+.
Our adolescent program includes group and individual therapy for children ages 12-17. Our providers work with the child, their parents or guardians, school and other applicable agencies to develop treatment goals. The program addresses mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, stress, anger low self-esteem, conflict, academic difficulties, self-injurious behavior and more.
All patients receive 20-25 hours of intensive therapy each week during the day. The length of the treatment is determined by each child’s need.
Treatment services are provided by Board Certified Psychiatrists and other clinical staff.
Who qualifies for this program?
Our programs are for patients with the following criteria:
Mercy Behavioral Health offers free, confidential evaluations for anyone who has a concern about a psychiatric, behavioral or addictive disorder. Evaluations, as well as referrals to physicians or community resources, are available 24 hours a day at 314-251-0555.