Harry Stack Sullivan Day Hospital – Towson

Medical Director/Service Chief: Andrew Warren, M.D.

Director: Marlene Shapiro, L.C.S.W.-C.

Admission Information: 410-938-4710

Our Harry Stack Sullivan Day Hospital, or Sullivan Day Hospital, is a partial hospitalization program (PHP) designed to specifically address the needs of adults with psychotic disorders or chronic schizophrenia, and to reduce the chances of inpatient hospitalization. This day hospital can serve as a transition or step down from inpatient treatment, or it can help individuals maintain their independence in the community by providing the intense therapy, structure, and medical attention needed during daytime hours. Patients admitted to the Sullivan Day Hospital receive intense treatment from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The caring, multi-disciplinary treatment team includes staff psychiatrists with expertise in the psychopharmacology of serious mental illness, as well as registered nurses, social workers, and occupational therapists. Our team works with the patient to reduce psychotic symptoms, adjust psychotropic medication as needed, improve daily functioning, and help the patient transition to the appropriate aftercare programs.

The treatment program in the Sullivan Day Hospital includes:

  • A complete psychiatric evaluation, including medication management 
  • Individualized case management 
  • Individual and group therapy, as well as addiction counseling as needed 
  • Movement therapy 
  • Mental health education
  • Social skills training 
  • Cognitive skill building 
  • Vocational readiness activities