Youth and Family Intensive Outpatient Services

This evening outpatient program is for families and teens ages 11 to 17, who are experiencing signs and symptoms of depression, anxiety and/or other mood disorders.

This 4-5 week intensive outpatient program is designed specifically for teens who have significant changes in mood, behavior or personality that lasts more than a few weeks. The program is designed to treat the family as well as their youth, prevent hospitalization and ensure a smooth transition back into everyday life.

A no-cost, comprehensive evaluation provides valuable information about whether your teen suffers from depression and determines if program participation is appropriate.

Children Benefit From This Program Have:

  • Been bullied at school and are depressed,
  • Tried to harm themselves,
  • Attempted suicide or had suicidal ideations, and/or behavioral problems, such as significant
  • Decline in grades or skipping school, that have manifested due to being bullied.*

*This program is not appropriate for kids who have behaviors consistent with a conduct disorder, such as stealing, vandalizing, etc.

Participation In The Program Requires:

  • Adolescents must attend the program a minimum of three days per week.
  • Must be able to participate during program hours which are 4 - 7 pm (dinner is included).
  • Parents/guardians must attend program a minimum of one day per week.**
  • Children should be motivated to attend program.
  • Children cannot require 24-hour care and should be able to function safely during non-program hours.

**This program is not appropriate for children whose parents/guardians are not involved and engaged. 

Youth & Family Intensive Outpatient Program Features:

  • Adolescent Coping with Depression Course and complementary parent course, including workbooks for each
  • 1:1 consultations with a board-certified psychiatrist (as needed)
  • Joint parent/adolescent group therapy
  • Parent group therapy
  • Crises Intervention
  • Transition planning/aftercare

SSM Health Youth & Family Intensive Outpatient Service Locations:

Visit one of our location pages above for referral, contact or admission information.

Medicaid, Managed Medicaid, Medicare and most commercial insurances accepted.