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Outpatient Care

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

Outpatient Care GroupDesigned 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


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


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.