Laurel Heights specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents with complex psychiatric and behavioral problems. In addition to treating patients with general psychiatric difficulties and trauma, Laurel Heights also has specialty mental health programs for children with co-occurring neurodevelopmental disabilities, including Autism Spectrum – more...Disorders. Our services are offered within several separate programs.
Laurel Heights Hospital’s inpatient acute program is designed to effectively treat the psychiatric crisis of children and adolescents who present with a co-occurring Autism Spectrum Disorder or other neuro-developmental disorders. Stabilization of symptoms, including mood instability, self-injury, suicidal behavior or severe aggression, is accomplished through data-driven clinical collaboration between Child & Adolescent Board Certified Psychiatrists, Behavioral Analysts, Licensed Therapists and Certified Special Education Teachers, to meet the medical, psychiatric, social and academic needs of the patients. Treatment at our facility takes into consideration the special support needs of children and adolescents who present with co-occurring Autism Spectrum Disorders. – less