Adolescent Acute Inpatient

Organization: Psychiatric Institute of Washington

Our mental health facilities for teens and adolescents are available for patients between the ages of 10 and 17. We have mental health counseling programs for patients who suffer from major psychiatric disorders, depression, substance abuse and behavioral problems. Just recently we added a trauma unit for adolescents, ages 13 – 17.

Our Adolescent Treatment Program is highly structured to meet each patient’s special needs. We have staff on hand who specifically specialize in various mental health disorders and substance abuse treatments for teens.

Specialty Adolescent Treatment Program Services Include:

Crisis stabilization
Individualized treatment plan
Therapy focused on issues of trust, sexuality, individuation, intimacy and acting-out
Intensive therapy for victims of emotional or sexual trauma
Psychotherapy
Psychopharmacology
Art and expressive therapies
Self-esteem groups
Living skills
Therapeutic recreation activities
Group therapy
Family support
Application: It’s easy to get the help you or a loved one needs. Our Clinical Assessment Center is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Physicians, therapists, school personnel and other community and private agencies and organizations may request professional consultations for any individual whose behavior raises concern. Self-referrals are accepted, as well as referrals from family and community members for our inpatient substance abuse treatment or mental health care programs. If you have questions about admissions, about the Clinical Assessment Center, our mental health counseling programs, please see our Frequently Asked Questions, or visit our Contact page to get in touch with us directly. PIW provides no-cost psychiatric evaluation and self assessment screening tools for depression and substance abuse.
Service Eligibility: Health Conditions Teens (13-19)

Psychiatric Institute of Washington
4228 Wisconsin Ave NW Washington DC 20016

(202) 885-5600