Inpatient Treatment for Kids

A multi-ethnic group of elementary age girls are standing togetherMichiana Behavioral Health’s Acute Child Inpatient Program treats acute behavioral, psychiatric and emotional issues in children ages 6 to 12. Patients may be experiencing problems with mood disorders such as depression or bipolar disorder, but may also be exhibiting behavior that is self-destructive or harmful to others. Our program seeks to stabilize the most acute symptoms in the child, while also teaching them coping skills that will help them manage stressors and emotional triggers in ways they can maintain long term. Our treatment team works with families to construct an individualized treatment plan that focuses on the needs of each patient, targeting their most pressing needs while also ensuring that the patient has the right network for proper aftercare.

Program highlights include:

  • Initial assessment to help identify and treat behavioral issues
  • Individualized mental health treatment, with age-specific protocols to meet patient needs
  • A treatment team that includes psychiatrists, registered nurses and therapists
  • Evidence-based programming including elements of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Daily programming, including activity and family therapy
  • Structured study hall, so patient maintain studies, with ongoing contact from primary school
  • Family-focused treatment to help strengthen the family unit and continue positive change
  • Our Family Program, which educates parents/guardians on mental health issues, our programming, patient needs and discharge planning
  • Psychoeducational Groups that provide information to our patient population by clinical, nursing, and direct care staff teaching within their respective field of expertise
  • Daily visit with a psychiatrist
  • Medication management, based on the needs of the patient
  • 24-hour nursing in a locked, secure facility
  • Initial outpatient follow-up care arranged in your area within seven days of discharge

Phone Times

Daily:
11:15 am -12:00 pm or 7:00-8:00 pm

Inpatient Treatment for Kids

A multi-ethnic group of elementary age girls are standing together

Michiana Behavioral Health’s Acute Child Inpatient Program treats acute behavioral, psychiatric and emotional issues in children ages 6 to 12. Patients may be experiencing problems with mood disorders such as depression or bipolar disorder, but may also be exhibiting behavior that is self-destructive or harmful to others. Our program seeks to stabilize the most acute symptoms in the child, while also teaching them coping skills that will help them manage stressors and emotional triggers in ways they can maintain long term. Our treatment team works with families to construct an individualized treatment plan that focuses on the needs of each patient, targeting their most pressing needs while also ensuring that the patient has the right network for proper aftercare.

Program highlights include:

  • Initial assessment to help identify and treat behavioral issues
  • Individualized mental health treatment, with age-specific protocols to meet patient needs
  • A treatment team that includes psychiatrists, registered nurses and therapists
  • Evidence-based programming including elements of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Daily programming, including activity and family therapy
  • Structured study hall, so patient maintain studies, with ongoing contact from primary school
  • Family-focused treatment to help strengthen the family unit and continue positive change
  • Our Family Program, which educates parents/guardians on mental health issues, our programming, patient needs and discharge planning
  • Psychoeducational Groups that provide information to our patient population by clinical, nursing, and direct care staff teaching within their respective field of expertise
  • Daily visit with a psychiatrist
  • Medication management, based on the needs of the patient
  • 24-hour nursing in a locked, secure facility
  • Initial outpatient follow-up care arranged in your area within seven days of discharge

Phone Times

Daily:
11:15 am -12:00 pm or 7:00-8:00 pm

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Our Assessment and Referral specialists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to schedule a no-cost, mental health assessments. Call 800-795-6252 or visit our facility to get started. For questions about our programs, you can also use our online contact form. In the case of a medical emergency or crisis, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.