Located in Desoto, Texas, Hickory Trail Hospital is here to help teens ages 13 – 17 with mental health issues and behavioral problems while also providing them with important academic and educational services.
Teens admitted to Hickory Trail Hospital or enrolled in our Adolescent Day Program will receive educational services from a doctoral-level teacher in a classroom setting. Children admitted to either program do not withdraw from school.
In lieu of the school sending classwork, the Hickory Trail teacher will provide a Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) standard based on grade-level curriculum.
Our adolescent mental health day program at our mental health facility located in located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan, Texas, area, provides educational services in addition to mental health services, including:
Students are in grades one through twelve and typically have greater behavioral and academic needs. Ki Charter Academy helps students develop skills they need to succeed in their community schools once they leave Hickory Trail.
Ki Charter Academy establishes baseline data in all assessment areas. Students are assessed upon enrollment, each successive six-week period, and upon notification of withdrawal. The following are the initial goals for student achievement and improvement.
The courses (with modifications as required) that can be completed while at Hickory Trail are as follows:
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression, anxiety and behavioral disorders are among the leading causes of illness and disability among adolescents. Globally, one in seven 10-19-year-olds experiences a mental disorder, accounting for 13% of the global burden of disease in this age group.
With these alarm statistics, it shows that it is important that teens have access to mental health services. Our facility, located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan, Texas, area, is able to help treat teens who are struggling with various mental health illnesses.
If your child or adolescent is struggling with a mental health condition such as depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder or another mental disorder, Hickory Trail Hospital is here to help. Click here to download our Family Resource guide.
Your child’s education is important, but so is their mental health. Our outpatient program allows for your loved one to be treated for mental illness or behavioral issues while maintaining academic standing.
An initial clinical evaluation can be provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. These clinical evaluations are facilitated by a qualified mental health professional who will work with you and your family, friends or loved ones to discuss the problems and concerns.