Adolescents Psychiatric Treatment Services

Our adolescent mental health services are specifically designed for teens, ages 13-17, who are experiencing emotional and psychological problems that interfere with daily life, physical health, family life and/or school.

Problems may be expressed in a variety of ways, such as:

  • Impulsive or defiant behaviors
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Extreme or prolonged mood swings
  • Use or abuse of alcohol/drugs
  • Physical aggression towards self or others

Mental Health Programs

Treatment programs refer to the different levels of care provided in treatment. Programs vary in intensity from comprehensive inpatient care to day treatment. West Oaks Hospital provides a full range of programs, such as:

  • Inpatient care
  • Day Treatment care
  • Chemical Dependency

Only a licensed physician can make the diagnosis of a mental health disorder and approve a hospital admission.

The daily activities of all adolescent services are designed to increase problem solving and communication skills and enhance self-esteem. The goals of the program are reinforced through the following modalities:

  • Individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Addiction education
  • Group therapy
  • Therapeutic recreation
  • Multi-family group
  • Parent education and support group

Help is Just a Phone Call Away

To speak with an Assessment and Referral Specialist, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, please call 713.995.0909. If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

If you prefer to contact us via email, please complete our request information form.