How Can Day Treatment Graduation Become Possible?

Though most adult day treatment programs in mental health centers have adopted recovery language, they are still, at their roots, mostly day care.  They often discourage, and create barriers to  day treatment graduation.

The people themselves are often unwilling to risk reducing or weaning off their medication, losing their benefits, or re-entering the work force, and their providers don’t want to help them, don’t know how,  or don’t want their clients to risk having setbacks the clients clinicians will have trouble dealing with..

But many studies have shown that supported employment programs move people toward recovery, jobs, and day treatment

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