Adult Partial Hospital Programs

Admission Criteria

It is our policy is to contact all referrals within one business day. Following is the criteria for admitting a patient to the Partial Hospital Program at Rhode Island Hospital:
  • A referred patient must be experiencing significant impairment in multiple areas of daily life.
  • The patient must present with acute symptoms of psychiatric illness that are expected to improve with short-term psychotherapy and/or pharmacologic intervention.
  • Although a patient may experience suicidal or homicidal ideation, they must not be in imminent risk of acting on these dangerous thoughts.
  • The patient must be able and willing to seek emergency assistance in the event of a potential crisis outside of program hours. (Evenings and weekends: 401-444-4779)
  • The patient must be willing and able to participate in group therapy.

Contact us

To make a referral to the Partial Hospital Program at Rhode Island Hospital, please call 401-444-2128.

Fax the referral form to 401-444-8836.