Adolescent services at Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire are specifically designed to meet the mental health care needs of patients aged 12 through 17. Individuals experiencing serious behavioral disturbances or an inability to function at home or school may be appropriate for treatment in an adolescent inpatient or adolescent outpatient setting. Every individual is provided with a variety of opportunities to learn new skills and to achieve success.
Signs of behavioral health issues may include any of the following:
Suicidal thoughts or actions or thoughts of death
Physical acting out towards self, others or objects
Alcohol addiction and/or drug abuse
Inability to cope with problems and daily activities.
If you recognize any of the above symptoms, our qualified teen mental health professionals are available at all times to determine the most appropriate level of care for each individual. All clients will receive an opportunity to connect with a treatment provider that best suits their needs.
The Objectives of adolescent treatment are:
To provide a safe haven for adolescents to focus on recovery free from external stressors and peer pressure and judgments
To provide treatment that is fresh, modern and appropriate to the adolescent population
To provide a structure similar to the school day to ensure smoother transitions from inpatient hospitalization, or our adolescent partial hospitalization program back to school
To provide a professional, informative, consistent and caring psychiatric hospital environment for patients and their families to reduce fears and stress caused by hospitalization
Adolescent treatment consists of:
DBT certified teen therapist providing evidence-based programming to address trauma, self-esteem and relationships
Educational enrichment through partnering with parents and schools to ensure school work is completed and education continues while receiving treatment in our mental health facility (media center for learning)
Life achievement skills focused on needs for independent living including mock interviewing and job applications
Recreational therapy to focus on enhancing positive social interaction with peers
It’s Never Too Late
Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire is a behavioral health center in Houston, Texas, dedicated to helping patients who are struggling with psychiatric health challenges. We provide specialized services to adolescents and adults in inpatient and outpatient settings. Recovery begins with a call to request a no-cost, confidential assessment.
If you or a loved one is facing difficulty with mental health or substance use challenges, call Behavioral Hospital of Bellaire today at 800-423-0017. No-cost mental health and substance abuse assessments are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.