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Inpatient Adolescents Program

Inpatient Adolescents Program

Inpatient Treatment Program for Teens

Located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan, Texas, area, Hickory Trail Hospital provides adolescents ages 13 to 17 inpatient adolescent mental health for teens struggling with a mental health disorder.

Inpatient adolescent behavioral health services at our facility provide around-the-clock psychiatric care as our dedicated mental health professionals take pride in caring for each teen that is struggling with a mental health illness.

Teens enrolled in this program can attend Ki Charter Academy if parents don’t want them to fall behind in school during inpatient treatment. Ki Charter Academy helps students develop skills they need to succeed in their community schools once they leave Hickory Trail. 

Teens and Mental Health

Factors that can contribute to stress during adolescent years include exposure to adversity, pressure to conform with peers and exploration of identity. 

Also, the transition from adolescence into adulthood can be a time of tension, difficulty and turmoil. At Hickory Trail Hospital, our team of adolescent specialists understands the unique needs of youth. 

During this transition, some youth may withdraw from family and friends and can face behavioral health challenges. Some signs for concern are:

  • Performing poorly in school
  • Sexualized behavior
  • Violent behavior
  • Alcohol or drug abuse
  • Depression
  • Self-mutilation
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Hallucinations

If your loved one is showing any of these warning signs, it might be time to reach out for help from our mental health adolescent inpatient services. 

Our Adolescent Inpatient Program Focus

The focus of the inpatient adolescent program is to resolve the immediate crisis, provide life and self-regulation skills for long term success after discharge, and to provide support to families for the best possible outcomes.

Our diagnostic and inpatient treatment components include:

  • Psychiatric evaluation and diagnosis
  • Physical examination and laboratory data
  • Medications when indicated
  • Daily face-to-face meeting with psychiatric medical staff
  • Social support and family therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral skills
  • Recreational therapy groups including sports, yoga, pet, music, art and horticulture
  • Daily reward system
  • Psychoeducational classes with a focus on:
    • Strengthen daily functioning
    • Develop coping skills
    • Improve social and interpersonal relationships
    • Learn effective problem solving skills
  • Discharge planning

The staff at Hickory Trail Hospital works with each adolescent to take positive steps forward after successfully completing treatment at our facility. Do not hesitate to contact our team for more information on our inpatient adolescent treatment program at Hickory Trail Hospital. We also provide 24/7 assessments

Our Teenage Mental Health Treatment Team

The treatment team consists of the patient, family members, the physician, the therapist, a social worker, nurses, and mental health professionals. Anyone on the treatment team can address questions regarding a patient’s individualized treatment plan. 

The primary group therapist serves as the patient’s case manager. The therapist coordinates the individual treatment plan with the assigned physician to ensure proper diagnosis and treatment. The therapist also coordinates therapy sessions, family therapy and discharge appointments.

From the moment youth enter our program, aftercare planning begins in order to assure continuity of care and help them successfully adjust back to daily activities upon completion of treatment.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO),  the consequences of failing to address adolescent mental health conditions extend to adulthood, impairing physical health and limiting opportunities to lead fulfilling lives as adults.

Contact Hickory Trail Hospital

If your loved one needs an adolescent inpatient mental health hospital or are currently looking to enroll them into an  adolescent inpatient behavioral health treatment center, Hickory Trail Hospital is here to help. 

Our treatment options provide your loved one with the skills, tools and education to take positive steps forward. We encourage family involvement for most mental health problems, and design a program around your loved one’s specific needs. Click here to download our Family Resource guide.

At Hickory Trail Hospital, located in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metropolitan, Texas area, provides a no-cost, confidential evaluation, by calling 972-298-7323 or contacting us online

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.