Adult Outpatient Day Treatment

An individualized approach

Prisma Health's Day Treatment Programs are offered to adults facing emotional or mental health difficulties that are interfering with their daily functioning.

Virtual care during coronavirus

Out of an abundance of caution for the well-being of patients and team members due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, we are currently offering all outpatient services virtually via telehealth applications. All programs are available; there are no changes to our inpatient services. Please contact us for more information.

Contact us: 803-296-8765

Day Treatment

Our Day Treatment programs can help difficulties such as the inability to perform at work or school, feeling overwhelmed by a daily routine or having frequent thoughts of suicide. Along with receiving an individualized approach to treatment, patients in Day Treatment also enjoy the freedom to return home each day, while still receiving effective treatment to meet their needs.

Our programs include:

  • Mood Disorders Program
  • Co-Occuring Disorders Program
  • Substance Use Disorders Program
Day Treatment helps with:
  • Depression
  • Postpartum depression
  • Anxiety/panic/phobias
  • Stress management
  • Life transitions
  • Mood disorders
  • Post traumatic stress
  • Grief/loss/divorce
  • Sleep problems
  • Substance use disorders
  • Eating disorders
  • Obsession/compulsion
  • Anger management
  • Co-occurring disorders

Contact us

720 Gracern Rd., Suite 120
Columbia, SC 29210

Phone: 803-296-8765
Fax: 803-551-1254
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Program features include:
  • Intensive treatment, more concentrated than traditional outpatient counseling.
  • Structured format with medication evaluation and monitoring.
  • Therapeutic groups and activities.
  • Full- or half-day program options with emphasis on diagnosis, therapy, coping skills, education, medication assessment and monitoring, coordination with community (employer or school) and referral to appropriate specialists upon discharge.

Levels of treatment

Full-day treatment (partial hospitalization)
  • Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., lunch provided.
  • Average length of stay 8–14 treatment days.
  • Intensive medication monitoring with a psychiatrist on-site daily.
  • Patients may move from full- to half-day treatment as progress occurs.
Half-day treatment (intensive outpatient program)
  • Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
  • Provides scheduling flexibility with a minimum of three days per week.
  • Part-time work/school often permitted while in treatment.
  • Medication management with psychiatrist on-site daily.
After-care groups
  • Mondays and Thursdays, 5:30–7 p.m.
  • Patients who successfully discharge from treatment programs are eligible to attend one aftercare session per week post-discharge.
  • Patients who have discharged from the Mood Disorders Program may attend Mondays or Thursdays, 5:30–7 p.m.
  • Patients who have discharged from Co-Occurring Disorders Program may attend Thursdays, 5:30–7 p.m.
  • Patients who have discharged from Substance Use Disorders Program may attend Thursdays, 5:30–7 p.m.
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