As MA continues to be impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19) the health and safety of Behavioral Health Network (BHN) employees and individuals served remains our top priority. As a healthcare provider we are taking all steps necessary to ensure our essential services continue to be available to those who need them.
To contribute to community health and safety, BHN has adopted social distance recommendations provided by public health officials. Where feasible, staff will work remotely and individuals will be served via remote technologies. In addition, BHN has increased its worksite disinfection protocols to reduce exposure to the virus.
Day Treatment assists individuals with psychiatric disorders and provides structured, goal-oriented groups focused on improving an individual’s ability to function in the community and to establish and maintain stable, interpersonal relationships to manage their symptoms. Treatment may also assist with vocational, educational and other recovery-focused interests.
The program operates 6 hours per day, 5 days per week.
Adults, 18 years and older
Those who have substantial function limitations in at least two of the following areas: emotional stability; vocational/educational productivity; social relations; and self-care
Those who remain unstable after hospitalization or who have not improved sufficiently with traditional outpatient services
Those who may suffer from addiction in combination with a mental illness
Intensive Outpatient Program (Structured Outpatient Addiction Program)
A short-term substance use disorder program for individuals who need outpatient therapy more than once a week. Treatment consists of daily group sessions as well as working with a counselor who specializes in addiction. The program takes referrals from acute treatment/detoxification services and other substance abuse providers.
Adults, 18 years and older who need help with addiction
Those with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
Individuals on Medication Assisted Treatment (Suboxone, Methadone, Vivitrol)
The program operates Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with daily sessions of 3-4 hours for up to 30 days.