Adolescent Services

Our teen counseling and behavioral health services at The Meadows helps to meet the needs of adolescents who are experiencing difficulties with relationships and/or behaviors at home, school or within their peer groups. A compassionate staff provides a supportive, nurturing and structured environment for each teenager. The individual needs of each teenager are recognized and are the basis for that plan of treatment. Our teen counseling and behavioral health services emphasizes the sense of community and strengths of each individual. Peer support and feedback help individuals learn to respect themselves and each other. The various group and school activities provide individuals with opportunities for social interaction and cooperation.

In addition to the features above, this program also includes:

  • Ongoing feedback and patient teaching to encourage and reward age-appropriate
    responsibility and behaviors
  • Tutorial education during hospitalization; collaboration with home school district
  • Individual and parent involvement in discharge planning directed toward ongoing recovery
  • Assessment, education and referral (as necessary) for adolescents with substance
    abuse issues

All programs led by our multi-disciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, therapists and other clinicians include the following:

  • 24-hour supervision by licensed nurses and physicians
  • Comprehensive initial assessment and evaluation of emotional, intellectual, social
    and physical needs
  • Strength-based approach during assessment and treatment
  • Individual, group and family therapy service

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