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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-3:45pm, Monday through Friday. 
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 Program (IDTP) – 30 Day

IDTP is a short-term program offering comprehensive mental health services to children and adolescents struggling with acute mental health diagnoses and who are having difficulty in their current school placement.

The IDT operates in cooperation with Western Suffolk BOCES. The program provides psychotherapy and medication management in a small, supportive school setting. Our focus is on assessment and evaluation to provide recommendations for when the student completes the program.

IDTP is on the grounds of the Sagamore campus in Dix Hills.

Program Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:45 AM – 3:45 PM.
The IDTP operates on a modified schedule during most school holidays to provide continued support.

Please note – All referrals to the IDTP must go through the student’s school district.

For more information, please call (631) 370-1881 or (631) 370-1883.

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:

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: