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Take this FREE 5 minute depression assessment designed to pre-screen adults between the ages of 18 and 89 for symptoms of depression.

Mental Health - Outpatient Care

No matter what kind of care you need, our team is here for you and your family. At MidMichigan Health, we partner with you to develop a care plan to meet your individual needs, as best possible, so that you are involved in your care every step of the way. Our specialists at our outpatient care programs collaborate to understand your needs and provide treatments to restore your well-being.

Senior Outpatient Therapy Program

MidMichigan Medical Center – Gladwin offers an intensive outpatient group therapy program through Senior Life Solutions designed to meet the unique needs of older adults over the age of 65 struggling with symptoms of depression and anxiety often related to aging.

Following an individual assessment, participants meet three times per week in a supportive, encouraging group setting. The program staff includes a board-certified psychiatrist, licensed social workers, a registered nurse, and other professionals dedicated to the emotional well-being of the seniors in our community.

Individuals may benefit from the Senior Life Solutions program if they are experiencing any of the following common indicators or triggers, such as: recently experienced a traumatic event, lost a spouse or close family member, loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, changes in appetite, difficulty sleeping, loss of energy, feelings of sadness or grief lasting more than two weeks, and/or feelings of worthlessness or hopelessness.

Referrals

Family members, physicians, or other health professionals can refer individuals to the program. Those interested in more information may call (989) 246-6332 or visit https://www.psychmc.com/senior-life-solutions.

Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program

MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot in Alma offers outpatient care, also known as the Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program.

Photo of Outpatient Care room at MidMichigan Medical Center - Gratiot.Designed to help people cope with life, these services offer intensive help for an individual with a psychiatric diagnosis who needs a level of care greater than weekly sessions, but does not require the 24-hour supervised care of an inpatient program.

Patient treatment teams include psychiatrists, masters-level therapists, nurse practitioners and registered nurses.

Daily outpatient services can address these and other problems:

  • Issues of grief and loss, marriage and relationships, family-of-origin, self-esteem, codependency
  • Management of depression, anxiety or anger
  • Management of medication
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Communication and coping skills
  • Problem solving

The program offers a safe, structured and supportive environment, with:

  • Goals designed for each individual
  • Confidentiality carefully guarded
  • Licensed, experienced and competent therapists, nurses and psychiatrists
  • A daily schedule that includes psychotherapeutic group sessions, psychoeducational sessions, and individual or family therapy, as needed.
  • Access to a psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner for up to one hour each week for consultation or medication review
  • Help in coordinating plans that address the patient's life problems

Referrals

For referral information call (989) 466-3253 or (800) 392-7652.

Insurance

MidMichigan accepts a range of commercial insurances, including Blue Cross, APS, and ConnectCare, as well as Medicare and Medicaid. To discuss specific insurance acceptance, call (989) 466-3253.