Resilience in the face of COVID-19, we are here when you need us.
As the threat from the COVID-19 virus is amplified, so too are our efforts. That's why we continue to offer new ways to assure uninterrupted compassionate care for your physical and mental health wellness. We understand these are stressful times with challenging weeks ahead. Our inpatient and outpatient programs remain open and we are taking every precaution by following CDC guidelines to keep our staff and patients safe.
We are excited to announce the option to participate virtually in our Intensive Outpatient Program. Patients will continue to receive needed treatment in a format that makes sense given the environment today
Here is how the telebehavioral program will serve your patients:
- Deliver expert clinical care to those that are unable to continue in person treatment.
- Utilize WebEx Meetings, a secure HIPAA compliant platform that is easy to use for both the provider and the patient.
- Ensure patient confidentiality with an informed consent for treatment.
- Establish a plan for psychiatric emergencies that may present during a telehealth visit reviewed with each patient before each session.
- Reduces potential exposure to viral pathogens, while maintaining patients' connection to others.
- Evaluation for appropriateness will include training and set up for patients.
Patients that are appropriate for virtual group setting will need:
- Access to laptop, tablet, or mobile device.
- Ability to download the WebEx Meetings app.
- Ability to navigate tele platform and WIFI access.
If you have a patient in need of inpatient or outpatient behavioral health services, please call us to find the best fit for your patient.
EIRMC’s Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) provides an array of structured therapy. Participants come to the program voluntarily as a transition from the hospital, their home, or by physician referral. This program provides comprehensive psychiatric care. Participants will attend a number of group sessions per week, where they will learn how to achieve a healthy life balance.
Adult Track for ages 18 and older
The Intensive Outpatient Program at EIRMC would be appropriate for individuals struggling with:
- Behavioral or emotional difficulties
- Psychiatric disorders/co-occurring disorders
- Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
- Depression and/or anxiety
- Post-traumatic stress disorder
- Mood swings
- Medication management and compliance
Group therapy treatment modalities:
- Trauma Focused
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
- Life Skills/Psychoeducation
- Medication Management