Adult Partial Hospitalization Program

Empowering Recovery: Adult Partial Hospitalization Program at Sierra Meadows Behavioral Health.
PHP - Partial Hospitalization Program Facility at Sierra Meadows


Sierra Meadows Behavioral Health offers Fresno’s only private Adult Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), designed to provide intensive, evidence-based treatment for adults facing a wide array of mental health challenges. Run by a team of skilled and experienced clinicians, the program serves both men and women diagnosed with conditions such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, postpartum depression, trauma, and personality disorders. This makes it an ideal transition point for individuals stepping down from inpatient or residential care, offering a balanced mix of intensity and support. 

The PHP operates from Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, and provides an extensive range of services. The patient journey begins with an initial psychological assessment and medication evaluation, leading to an individualized treatment plan. Daily group therapy sessions focusing on various therapeutic models like DBT and CBT are offered, along with experiential therapies such as art therapy, yoga, and music therapy. Weekly individual therapy sessions and follow-up psychiatry visits are also included, and additional services like couples or family therapy, crisis management, and case management are available as needed.

Through this comprehensive approach, Sierra Meadows Behavioral Health’s Adult Partial Hospitalization Program aims to empower patients on their road to recovery.

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PHP - Partial Hospitalization Program Facility at Sierra Meadows
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Benefits of Our Partial Hospitalization Program

Transition Between Services

Partial hospitalization programs act as a bridge between inpatient and outpatient care, easing the transition for patients. By providing a structured yet less restrictive environment, these programs reduce the likelihood of relapse as individuals become reacquainted with their everyday surroundings.

Aftercare Services

These programs often include a robust set of aftercare services that equip patients with essential life and sober living skills. From occupational training to psychoeducation, these services aim to promote independence and sustain long-term recovery.


Partial hospitalization is generally more affordable compared to full inpatient programs. The absence of overnight staff and round-the-clock meals contributes to reduced costs. Before enrolling, it’s advisable to check insurance compatibility and other payment options.

Insurance Coverage

Insurance companies are generally more inclined to cover partial hospitalization due to its lower costs. Additionally, PHPs are often more long-term, allowing patients to receive treatment for an extended period without exhausting their insurance benefits.

Flexible Scheduling

For individuals who have commitments outside of their treatment—such as work, school, or family obligations—partial hospitalization offers more flexible scheduling options. This flexibility allows patients to receive the care they need without sacrificing other important aspects of their lives.

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Frequent Questions About Our Partial Hospitalization Program

We serve adult men and women who are dealing with mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, postpartum depression, trauma, personality disorders, and more.

We meet Monday through Friday, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM.

We offer a comprehensive range of services including an initial psychological assessment, medication evaluation, individualized treatment plans, daily group therapy sessions, experiential therapies, weekly individual therapy, and follow-up psychiatry visits. As needed, we also offer couples/family therapy, crisis management, and case management services.

Our PHP is an excellent transition option for individuals discharged from inpatient and/or residential programs. It allows for a step-down in the frequency and intensity of services while maintaining a high level of support.

We offer a variety of daily group therapies including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), life skills, and process groups. Experiential therapies like art therapy, yoga, music therapy, and community outings are also part of our program.

We provide weekly follow-up psychiatry visits as part of your individualized treatment plan.

We believe family support can be crucial in the treatment process. As needed, we offer couples and family therapy, in addition to case management services.

The first step to enrollment is an initial psychological assessment to determine your individual needs and to craft a personalized treatment plan.

Upon completion, we assess your progress and needs to recommend the most appropriate next steps, whether that’s transitioning to a lower level of care, outpatient services, or other supportive measures.

Coverage varies depending on your insurance provider. We recommend contacting your insurance company to verify benefits and coverage for our PHP.