Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
in Worcester, MA

Day Treatment (Partial Hospitalization Program) in Worcester

Treatment at Lake Ave Recovery is unlike any other Massachusetts treatment center. We believe that our most comprehensive level of care that meets from 9 AM to 3 PM is designed to provide the daily structure and support that is needed in the early stages of recovery. Our treatment CURE is founded in Compassion, Understanding, Respect, and Empathy.

Lake Ave Recovery’s Partial Hospitalization Program length of stay is driven by medical necessity that focuses on a person’s strengths, needs, abilities and preferences resulting in a comprehensive and effective individualized treatment plan.

A Typical Day

Greeted by our welcoming staff and led to our state-of-the-art café, your day begins by sipping a cappuccino by a warm fire before joining the dedicated clinical staff for life changing psychotherapy sessions. After a catered lunch, you will participate in experiential or mindfulness activities which include restorative sessions in a quiet lake cove, forest bathing, nature walks, light strength and fitness training, yoga, Tai-Chi, Qigong, Therapeutic Massage, Reiki, or any number of new and engaging activities. Our on-site therapy dogs assist our professional curative team in providing the comforting and uplifting atmosphere we pride ourselves on.

Feeling tense? Take a moment to relax in one our custom zero-gravity or massage chairs or spend some one-on-one time with your individual therapist.

Each day ends with an informal wrap-up session, safeguarding your progress in treatment and providing the guidance for another positive and productive day.


We offer a trauma informed holistic approach to drug and alcohol treatment We utilize a psycho-educational, evidence based, solution focused setting, integrating a wellness approach that uses variety of experiential and mindfulness activities.

  • Psychotherapy
  • Ego-Modifying Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Rational Emotive Therapy
  • Experiential and Mindfulness Therapy
  • Role-Playing
  • Medication Assisted Recovery
  • PTSD Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Co-Occurring Disorders
  • Social Skills Therapy

Day treatment (PHP) allows for individuals to focus on developing lifelong recovery skills while maintaining structure to maximize the recovery environment and minimize exposure to high-risk encounters. We believe in the importance of the support of family and positive relationships and encourage loved ones to be involved in the treatment process.

Benefits of Day Treatment (PHP)

We aim to instill individuals with the life skills and resources needed to finally break free from the addiction that weighs so heavy on their lives. Throughout treatment, our clients are under the guidance of experienced medical and clinical professionals. With access to on-site psychopharmacology and support for Medical Assisted Recovery (MAR), individuals with co-occurring disorders or withdrawal medications can rest assure that they are under professional expert care.

Is the Partial Hospitalization Program Right for You?

PHP is most suitable for individuals who benefit from a structured and routine treatment schedule. It involves our most comprehensive and intensive therapeutic services, with the flexibility of maintaining and/or strengthening social and family commitments. Individuals coming from an inpatient setting transition very well into PHP. It provides them with independence but also a strong sense of community and support.

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Evening Addiction Treatment Program in Worcester

Our Evening Treatment Program is tailored for individuals with work, education or family responsibilities. We provide short-term evening programming that consists of intensive treatment within a stable therapeutic milieu.

Outpatient Addiction Program in Massachusetts

Our Outpatient Program is our least intensive level of care designed for those who have already completed a treatment program but still want the additional support for maintenance as well as those with other life obligations.

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) in Worcester, MA

The Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), is often the treatment of choice for most substance use disorders, including opioid dependence. IOP is offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and includes psychoeducational group and individual therapy, along with a host of complementary holistic activities.

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We have a longstanding foundation in the treatment and recovery community

Lake Avenue Recovery is a state licensed and Joint Commission accredited organization committed to promoting, maintaining, and restoring the dignity, well-being and mental health for those with substance use disorders and their families serving greater Worcester county and beyond.

  • 132 Years Clinical Excellence
  • 105 Years Recovery Experience
  • 8:1 Ratio Client to Staff
  • 12 Publications on Alcohol and Drug Use
  • 132 Years Clinical Excellence
  • 105 Years Recovery Experience
  • 8:1 Ratio Client to Staff
  • 12 Publications on Alcohol and Drug Use

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