This highly intensive program is designed to provide stabilization for adolescents, ages 11–17, in severe distress or exhibiting unsafe behavior.
Our acute program may be helpful for adolescents who are experiencing the following:
Today’s adolescents face extraordinary pressures. When teens become overwhelmed with stressors at school, at home and in the community, Poplar Springs Hospital provides structured, short-term inpatient care in an atmosphere of support and respect. Adolescents learn how to deal with their emotional and behavioral issues so they can quickly return home with better coping tools to deal with stress.
Poplar Springs Hospital makes every attempt to help patients transition back to their normal academic schedule. Adolescents will remain enrolled in their home school while they are in our program and may complete homework assignments if brought in by the school or family.
Adolescents have daily interaction with a multidisciplinary team, which includes:
Discharge planning with family involvement begins upon admission