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Partial Hospitalization Programs 

BayRidge Hospital
60 Granite Street
Lynn, MA 01904
781 599-9200

Beverly Hospital
85 Herrick Street
Beverly, MA 01915
978 922-3000

Addison Gilbert Hospital
298 Washington Street
Gloucester, MA 01930
978 283-4000

Emergency Psychiatry Service
BayRidge Hospital
800 569-5608

Northeast Health System offers daytime programs that provide alternatives to hospitalization for psychiatric illness and addictions. Clients are supervised while participating in the programs, but sleep at home and maintain their independent functioning and ties to their family and community. The programs are located at Beverly Hospital, BayRidge Hospital in Lynn, and Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester. Transportation is provided where available so that the Partial Hospital Programs are accessible to clients throughout the North Shore.


The Partial Hospitalization Program offers special tracks for mental health and addiction/dual diagnosis. Located on the campuses of Beverly Hospital and BayRidge Hospital in Lynn, Partial Hospitalization is an intensive, short-term and high structured treatment program designed to continue gains and to prevent relapse and hospital admission. Participants receive individualized, goal-oriented psychotherapeutic and educational treatment to support their recovery efforts, whether from mental illness, addiction, or both.

Clients often access the program to transition back to the community after inpatient treatment or instead of hospitalization when an intensive program without 24-hour supervision is needed. The program's full services area available five days a week and additional weekend support can be arranged.

The Program utilizes a disease and recovery model for psychiatric and addiction disorders and features:

  • Access to psychiatric care for the treatment of symptoms as clients continue their progression toward stabilization
  • Attainment of cognitive and behavioral skills needed to manage symptoms and to develop new social supports
  • Identification of behavior and attitude changes necessary to achieve and maintain successful recovery, including how to effectively manage relapse
  • Education of participants and their families regarding the factors that may have led to the episode
  • Arrangements for ongoing outpatient treatment and when indicated, participation in community-based AA or NA meetings


Specific program components include:

  • Therapeutic and psychoeducational groups
  • Case management
  • Daily psychiatric and psychopharmacologic assessment
  • Family meetings, when indicated
  • Twelve-step oriented recovery program


The Partial Hospitalization Program staff includes psychiatrists, social workers, mental health counselors, substance abuse specialists, and nurses, each professionally trained in their area of specialization. Participants meet with their primary clinician and their psychiatrist on a daily basis.


The Discover Program is similarly structured to the Partial Hospitalization Program. For more about Discover, click here.


The Programs are covered by almost all private insurers as well as Medicare and MassHealth.  Preauthorization of treatment by the insurer is often required.  Less intensive treatment schedules such as half-days or Intensive Outpatient Treatment are available when indicated.