Partial care is a middle ground between residential treatment and outpatient treatment. The partial care program, unlike residential treatment, does not provide 24/7 care but is a reassuring balance of structured daily therapy programs. Partial care at Pinelands is an intensive treatment program requiring six hours of therapy per day for six days per week. Patients return to the comfort of their homes at night and as a result, must have a safe and structured support system outside of therapy.
Partial Care Program
This intensive day schedule also allows patients to balance a part-time job and family obligations while still seeking professional help for their substance use disorder. Pinelands Recovery Center of Medford partial care will enable patients to have independence and individual decision-making skills while still being in an intense recovery program. Patients who have completed detoxification and who are not at risk of self-harm are eligible to enter partial care.
It is common for individuals to seek professional treatment for a substance abuse disorder to additionally be diagnosed with an underlying mental health disorder such as depression or anxiety. Co-occurring disorders are prevalent, and as a result, Pinelands clinical staff is dually licensed as both mental health professionals and substance use disorder specialists.
Types of Therapy
Pinelands Recovery Center of Medford offers multiple types of psychotherapy approaches. Pinelands believes in treating the individual and not the disease. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy and trauma therapy are the major psychotherapy approaches that are provided during the partial care program. These psychotherapy approaches are practiced in both group and individual settings. Art therapy, family therapy and music therapy are also provided, and similar to residential treatment, clients in partial care are assigned a primary therapist who will work with them to develop an individualized treatment plan. The treatment team at Pinelands believes that family is an integral part of each patient’s recovery. As a result, family education, family therapy and family support groups are a large part of partial care.
Partial Care Program Goals
Partial care at Pinelands Recovery Center of Medford strives to provide concentrated therapy and recovery-related activities to patients while encouraging them to engage with their recovery community, excel in the workplace and establish healthier relationships with others. The hope is that each individual can apply the lessons they learn in therapy to everyday life and remain healthy in their recovery journey. Upon successful completion of the partial care at Pinelands, each individual is assigned a case manager who will help them navigate the discharge planning process, aftercare treatment and access to treatment providers for life after Pinelands. Recovery does not end at Pinelands; for many, it is a lifelong process. Pinelands provides acute care, tools and coaches needed for the rest of the journey.