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Madison Parish Hospital Journeys Program

Intensive Outpatient Program

Growing older presents new challenges. 

As we age mounting stress from multiple changes takes a tremendous toll on our emotions. Nevertheless, extended periods of sadness and anxiety are not normal signs of aging. Such symptoms can be treated successfully. A variety of emotional issues and illnesses are treated in our Intensive Outpatient Program. We are available to assess seniors who are suffering several of these symptoms:

  • Agitation
  • Anxiety
  • Pacing 
  • Confusion
  • Irritability
  • Withdrawal
  • Crying Spells
  • Feelings of Sadness
  • Feelings of Hopelessness
  • Feelings of Worthlessness
  • Lack of Energy
  • Weight Gain or Loss
  • Change in Appetite
  • A lack of interest in thing you used to enjoy
  • Sleeping too much or too little
  • Trouble remembering, thinking or making decisions
  • Thoughts of death or suicide (Seek help immediately!) 

Please call (318) 574-1110 or (318) 574-2374 ext. 285 or 284 and ask for Intake Coordinator to schedule a free confidential assessment to determine treatment needs. 

If you or someone you know may benefit from our services, please contact us to arrange an interview. 

Treatment Methods

Treatment methods include as needed:

  • Psychiatric assessment
  • Multidisciplinary treatment plan
  • Individual, group, and family therapy
  • Medication education, assessment, and management
  • Education for family members
  • Support for caregivers

Our Mission

Our Mission is to provide treatment for individuals who do not require inpatient or partial hospitalization intensity. Treat patients in a manner that will enhance self-confidence and independence. Advocate acceptance of these persons in their families through education of families and the general public. To treat the patient in the least restrictive environment while preserving the patient’s dignity and self-esteem. 

Journeys Hours

Monday – Thursday 8:00A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Groups are:
    Monday- 10:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M. 
    Tuesday- 10:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M.
    Wednesday- 10:00 A.M.-1:30 P.M.
    Thursday- 10:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

For more information about Journeys Intensive Outpatient Program, call 318-574-1110 or 318-574-2374 ext. 285 or 284.