We provide a structured, compassionate therapeutic environment for adolescents who need immediate crisis stabilization or short-term treatment for emotional, behavioral, psychological and substance abuse issues.
The primary objective of inpatient psychiatric treatment is to stabilize the symptoms that led to hospitalization, including severe self-injury, suicidal behavior or severe aggression. Treatment is designed to help stabilize the patient’s symptoms and assist them in developing self-management and coping skills. Adolescents in our care are closely supervised in a secure treatment environment.
Inpatient treatment for adolescents is designed for males and females ages 11–17 who require treatment (or diagnosis) for mental health issues such as:
We work with each adolescent patient to develop an individualized treatment plan that meets their unique needs. The goal of inpatient care is to stabilize symptoms, make medication adjustments and begin a plan for aftercare so patients can continue their treatment after discharge.
Our multidisciplinary treatment team consists of:
We also encourage family, guardians and caregivers to participate in the therapeutic process to help ensure that our adolescent patients will be able to transition successfully to aftercare services upon discharge.
The Adolescent Acute Program includes:
A confidential, no-cost assessment can help determine the right level of care for your child. Call us any time, day or night.
Mesilla Valley Hospital’s professional staff are here to help. Call 800-877-3500 for a no-cost, confidential assessment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.