Houston Behavioral Healthcare Hospital provides 24-hour adolescent inpatient care for ages 13 through 17. Our safe and therapeutic environment is the ideal setting to treat acute mental health issues in adolescence. We recognize and understand the unique needs of adolescent patients dealing with emotional and psychological disorders.
The goal of our adolescent program is to provide stabilization of immediate concerns within a safe and structured environment. The treatment is short-term, with the primary focus being on the reduction of symptoms and overall improvement of functioning.
Psychiatric or emotional disorders which may necessitate hospitalization include:
- Recent suicide attempt
- Current suicide ideation with lethal means and/or intent
- Recent history of significant self-mutilation or self-endangering behavior
- Post-traumatic stress; severe anxiety
- Assaultive or aggressive behavior
- Severe depression and hopelessness
- Bipolar disorder
- Psychotic behaviors impacting daily activities
- Substance abuse in conjunction with any of the above
Treatment plans and programs include comprehensive assessment, group therapy, medication management, and family involvement. Discharge planning is initiated at the time of admission and revised throughout the hospitalization. A written aftercare plan is developed with the participation of the adolescent and family. It includes recommendations for further treatment, and follow-up appointments are scheduled as needed.
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To learn more about how we can help with mental health and well-being in adolescence, contact us today. We’re happy to answer any questions you may have and help find the treatment and resources your adolescent needs. We’ll even offer a no-cost assessment to evaluate if Houston Behavioral Health Hospital is right for you. Contact us today at 832-834-7710.