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IMPACT - Supportive Outpatient Group at Drexel Psychiatry

Supportive Outpatient Group Therapy

For almost two decades, Independent Mastery Psychosocial Approaches to Community Treatment (IMPACT) has provided support, education about mental illness and group therapy to help patients develop coping skills. IMPACT is designed to help people lead independent lives, develop stable housing and income, and attain future goals. For this service, patients must be 30 days clean and sober and have outside resources for drug and alcohol treatment or support, if needed.

IMPACT Services

IMPACT focuses on creating and achieving patients' living, learning, and working goals. During the program, patients develop life skills while also building self-esteem and creating social networks. This is achieved through:


Contact Us

To see if you or a patient of yours is eligible, call 267.507.6800 for a quick screening.

Group Therapy, including:

  • Process Group: What's On Your Mind?
  • Anxiety and Phobias
  • Stress Reduction and Management
  • Symptom Management
  • Anger Management
  • Expressive Skills
  • Creative Arts Therapy
  • Trauma Therapy

Case Management/Individual Therapy, including:

  • helping patients return to school or work
  • connecting patients with social resources
  • connecting patients with community resources, such as housing, income and more

Medication Management

Psychiatric Evaluations

To qualify for the IMPACT program, the patient must:

  • be 18 years and older
  • have a stable living environment
  • be clean and sober for the past 30 days
  • be verbal
  • be able to sit in a group for an hour
  • have Medicaid/CBH insurance only

The information on these pages is provided for general information only and should not be used for diagnosis or treatment, or as a substitute for consultation with a physician or health care professional. If you have specific questions or concerns about your health, you should consult your health care professional.

The images being used are for illustrative purposes only; any person depicted is a model.

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