At Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute, each of our programs for, adolescents, adults, and older adults is designed and overseen by a multidisciplinary team of mental health professionals, including physicians, psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, adjunctive therapists, and dieticians. We seek to effectively address a variety of psychiatric and behavioral issues in order to help patients become more stable and help them and their families manage these issues towards positive outcomes.
Below are brief descriptions of each of our programs. You will find further details about each program by clicking on the program title.
Adults 18 and over who require GBHI’s inpatient psychiatric treatment program will be treated in a safe, secure, and monitored environment. Treatments are designed to improve the level of functioning and stabilize the patient through a variety of group and family therapies, expressive therapies, medical management, and activities, including aftercare follow-up appointments. This program is for adults suffering from depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis/schizophrenia, anxiety, substance-related disorders with psychiatric symptoms, and detoxification.
For adults 18 and over who do not require a 24-hour inpatient treatment, GBHI offers two an outpatient programs to further support those who benefit from treatment. Our outpatient program includes an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) six days a week, and a Partial Hospitalization Program 5 days a week..
Adolescents can find comprehensive treatments in both inpatient and outpatient settings depending on their needs. Our inpatient programs offer teens the opportunity to get treatment for a variety of psychiatric issues in a secure, monitored, and nurturing environment. Outpatient programs help teens continue to address psychiatric issues three days a week through group and other types of therapies.
In some cases, children need the help of trained medical professionals to deal with behavioral health issues. Parents can feel overwhelmed by a child’s behavioral health needs, and the child’s needs can place enormous stress on the entire family. Fortunately, modern psychiatric care programs can help both children and their families achieve positive and lasting change.
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