Akron Children’s Partial Hospitalization Program has been a lifesaver for teens in crisis. The program teaches troubled teens experiencing emotional and behavioral challenges valuable life skills while keeping them in the community, and avoiding psychiatric inpatient hospitalization. It can also help transition those teens who are hospitalized back to home and school.
This essay won the 2011 Tri-County High School Literary Contest. Depression is like being in a cage. It is a dark prison where seemingly impenetrable walls surround my body, disconnecting my mind from reality. These walls stand in the way of hope, the light which keeps me fighting. The light of my world is covered […]
Words cannot fully express the gratitude that we feel for Akron Children’s partial hospitalization program (PHP). My daughter, Emily, was a PHP patient twice this past year and it was the program that brought her through the storm of depression (and bipolar II). This spring, Emily graduated Salutatorian of her high school class. The only […]