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Office of Mental Health

Outpatient Programs

ICAN Outpatient Treatment

The outpatient ICAN Program is part of the Day Hospital at Sagamore Children's Center. 

Students receive daily family communication, a flexible, individualized care plan and feedback to school districts.

Program Hours:

8:45am - 4:45pm Mon- Fri. 
K- 3rd grade program ends at 3:45pm. 
School may be closed on or during certain holiday periods –the therapeutic and recreational services will remain open and run daily from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Intensive Day Treatment – 30 Day

The Day Hospital is a unique outpatient program for young people with serious emotional and behavioral difficulties. Children and adolescents at risk for hospitalization or those who need an extra step between hospitalization and community living are good candidates for the Day Hospital. 

It offers many of the benefits of inpatient care in a community-based environment. Participants receive the services of a full mental health team as well as an academic curriculum during their stay.  

The Day Hospital is located on the Sagamore campus.
School hours:  Monday – Friday 8:45am-4:45pm.  
For more information please call (631)370-1895. 

Note: All referrals to the Intensive Day Treatment Program must be made through the child’s school district.

Children’s Mobile Integration Team (C-MIT)

C-MIT is a voluntary, home-based program offering support for children and their families. MIT aims to minimize the child’s need for ER, CPEP and inpatient hospitalization.

C-MIT uses a three-prong approach to working with youth and their families:

Social Workers:

Family Peer Advocates:

Mental Health Therapy Aides (MHTA):

For more information, or to refer a child, please contact the Supervisor of MIT (631)370-1922.

 Day Treatment/School Based Mental Health Clinics
(In cooperation with the Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES)

Sagamore, provides day treatment services/school based mental health clinics at locations throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties. These programs are housed within BOCES educational centers.
Collaborative staffing that includes both teachers and mental health professionals ensures an effective educational/therapeutic experience. This is ideal for young people who need a smaller setting to help them manage their emotional and behavioral disturbances.  

Treatment modalities may include:

Approval by the school district as well as by the joint Sagamore/BOCES screening team is necessary for admission.

The home district provides daily transportation to the program site.

Community Based Programs: