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Outpatient mental health care

Outpatient mental health care refers to intensive behavioral health services that do not require an inpatient hospital stay. Outpatient care offers the benefits of mental health treatment while also allowing patients to return home at night and continue elements of daily living.


Outpatient behavioral health services in Miami

Our outpatient behavioral health program provides a comprehensive approach to your treatment.

This includes a multidisciplinary team that takes your unique symptoms into account. From there, we develop an individualized treatment plan to ensure you receive the care that is right for you. Through a careful evaluation of your medical and psychiatric history, the behavioral health specialists at HCA Florida Mercy Hospital identify the most appropriate healthcare and community resources for you.

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Our outpatient behavioral health programs

Our outpatient mental health care programs offer therapeutic treatments for behavioral disorders. The programs are designed to help you learn how to cope with symptoms while improving your ability to function and enhancing your overall quality of life.

Types of outpatient care

These outpatient services provide an alternative treatment option to inpatient care (hospitalization). In both our partial hospitalization program (PHP) and our intensive outpatient program (IOP), you will be able to maintain important bonds with your families, friends and community. You will spend nights at home, while gaining confidence and independence through coping techniques learned at our behavioral health program during the day.

Goals of outpatient mental health care

The primary goals of treatment are to help you learn coping skills, reduce your risk of inpatient hospitalization and increase your progress each and every day.

Our outpatient program helps you:

  • Address life management skills
  • Develop and implement alternative coping skills
  • Explore cognitive and behavioral changes
  • Identify and learn to express feelings
  • Understand current challenges

Behavioral health treatment team

Our behavioral health program is comprised of experienced, dedicated and compassionate professionals who are committed to providing high-quality care focused on improving the lives of our patients. 

Our outpatient specialists

Our team is here to help you continue the important work of recovery. Our highly trained staff includes:

  • Art therapists
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Occupational therapists
  • Psychiatrists and other mental health professionals
  • Registered nurses

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