At Southwestern Behavioral Health Center, we understand the need for mental health services is great. SWBH offers inpatient programs for children, adolescents and adults. Our outpatient program provides follow-up care for continued evaluation.
Services include free and confidential screenings. All inpatient programs offer an individualized treatment plan. Plans are created by a caring, highly experienced team, using the most progressive therapies available. The individual and their family are encouraged to be involved in the process
SWBH is the only inpatient program in the region where individuals, ages 4-18, can attend an accredited public school, year-round.
The decision to hospitalize a child is difficult and usually made after all other options have failed. The Children’s Program recognizes emotional or behavioral problems do not develop overnight and positive changes take time. We use a behavior modification approach called The Road to Success, a motivational tool designed to help each child accomplish his/her goals. We place a strong emphasis on intense family and individual therapy. The program also incorporates art therapy and structured therapeutic activities.
For some adolescents, the teen years are overwhelmingly difficult. Depression, suicidal behavior, and confrontations with parents and authorities become routine. Our program emphasizes intense individual and family therapy, art therapy, and an outside ROPES course: an activity therapy that helps build trust and healthy communication skills.
Therapy focuses on anger management, grief issues, family dynamics, self-esteem and recognition of accomplishments.
The Adult Program is an acute, short-term program for adults ages 18 and older, with a psychiatric diagnosis, who are in need of a safe, structured, therapeutic environment 24 hours a day. This treatment program focuses on rapid stabilization and quality treatment in a secure and comfortable environment.
Specialized group sessions for victims of trauma and those suffering with acute depression are provided, as well as intensive individual and family/couples therapy, when indicated. The program is designed to quickly return clients to their optimal level of functioning outside of this setting.
Outpatient services are offered to children, adolescents and adults. Our services provide evaluation, medication management and follow up services by healthcare providers who specialize in psychiatry.