Mental health services in Brandon, Florida
Brandon Regional Hospital offers intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization programs for patients in need of intensive outpatient services.
If you need to talk or need to request a referral, please call our 24-hour help line at (844) 423-4283.
Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP)
Our Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is designed as an alternative to inpatient hospitalization or a transitional step for patients returning home after a psychiatric hospitalization. This program is five hours per day, five days per week.
Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)
Patients learn and practice evidence-based coping skills and process their individual issues. This program is three hours per day, three days per week.
Patients experiencing the following may benefit from these services:
- Negative thoughts or beliefs that are difficult to stop
- Suicidal thoughts
- Irrational fears and/or worries
- Depression, anxiety or anger
- Sleep or appetite disturbances
- Panic or tension
- Lashing out at others
- Relationship difficulties
- Drugs or alcohol use
Patients will receive:
- Medication management by a psychiatrist, starting on the first day of treatment
- Group therapy with licensed therapists
- Assessment and education by a registered Nurse
- Individual therapy with a licensed therapist
- Other professional disciplines, as necessary
- An individualized, comprehensive and interdisciplinary treatment plan
- Assistance with arranging follow-up care
Outpatient referrals call (813) 916-2221 or fax to (813) 916-2869. Please include demographics, diagnosis and insurance. Our staff will follow up with your patient and complete an in-person office assessment.
Please call 813-916-2239 with any questions regarding outpatient services.
Inpatient services are available at Tampa Community Hospital, 6001 Webb Rd., Tampa, FL 33615. Inpatient referrals to Tampa Community Hospital can call the Access Response Center, 24/7 at (844) 423-4283 or fax (866) 646-7779.
Recognizing patterns that signal a need for help
If you recognize the following symptoms in yourself or someone you care about, please call our 24-hour help line at (844) 423-4283 so we can help.
Indicators that someone may require mental health care include:
- Disruptions in daily activities, such as inability to socialize, work or perform daily chores
- Hallucinations or paranoid delusions that disrupt daily function
- Inability to adjust or recover from loss or other life changes, such as loss of a job or relationship
- Loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities
- Major change in personality, such as anger, anxiety or hopelessness
- Not eating
- Sleeping excessively or sleeping very little
- Tendency to isolate oneself