What Happens in OBH?
In an outpatient behavioral health program, you’ll have opportunities to work on life, relationship and work issues with other people who have similar issues. You’ll learn about your illness, how to manage your medications and how to prevent relapse. You may participate in family therapy. You will work with a team of licensed professionals, including changes in physical psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, clinical social workers, health and other therapists or clinical specialists. You will participate in groups that teach wellness and coping skills, on such topics as anger management, nutrition, communication skills and relaxation techniques.
Common Symptoms Addressed in OBH
- Anxiety and Depression
- Grief and Loss
- Isolation and Loneliness
- Social Withdrawal
- Coping Skills
- Difficulty coping with
The OBH Advantage
- OBH combines individual and group therapies.
- OBH provides intensive treatment with more freedom than hospitalization.
- OBH will help monitor your mood changes and initiate appropriate strategies.
- OBH treatment will address the issues you are facing today.
- OBH provides structure and assistance to maintain daily routine.
Quality Care Is Our Job
For many older adults, aging can present life challenges that often require assistance to overcome. The Outpatient Behavioral Health program provides individual and group mental health therapy based on your personal needs. Services are offered Monday through Friday with a frequency established by our program psychiatrist and professional treatment team. Our Program is specially designed for adults age 65 and older experiencing emotional and behavioral changes, which do not require 24-hour supervision. We are here to help you cope with these changes in a healthy manner.