Child & Adolescent Inpatient Services
Granite Hills Hospital, located in West Allis, Wisconsin, provides child and adolescent inpatient mental health and behavioral health services for children and teens 12 through 17 when their symptoms require a 24-hour, structured therapeutic environment.
What We Treat
Inpatient mental health treatment varies based on the specific needs of each individual. The mental health professionals at our facility will create an individualized treatment for the child or teen once admitted into our care.
Our child or adolescent behavioral health inpatient program offers diagnosis and treatment for a wide variety of mental health care issues, and a multitude of treatment modalities for your loved one so we can find the one that works best for them.
Our goal is to stabilize adolescents so they can regain the necessary skills to be in control of their emotions and behaviors and be able to succeed at home and in school.
Types of Mental Health Issues We Treat
Inpatient mental health for adults is not the same as inpatient mental health for youth, but many of the mental health disorders are. Some of the mental health problems we treat include:
- Mood disorders
- Personality disorders
- Suicidal ideation
- Bipolar disorder
- And more
Our Treatment Methods
In addition to group, family and individual therapies, we utilize a variety of evidence-based treatment approaches including but not limited to:
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Exposure Therapy
- Motivational Interviewing
Warning Signs and Risks in Children and Teens
Realizing that your loved one needs help is one of the first steps to getting them the treatment that they need from a teen or children’s hospital for behavioral health. Some common warning signs of mental conditions family members should watch for include:
- Loss of appetite
- Losing interest in hobbies or activities
- Isolation and avoiding social events
- Changes in personality
- Increased irritability or aggression
- Suicidal thoughts or self-harm
- Panic attacks
- Poor academic performance or avoiding schoolwork
We’re here to help.
Mental health in teens and children is important, and a stay in a child inpatient mental health facility or teenage psychiatric hospital may be necessary for their long-term health.
Our mental and behavioral health care services include a treatment plan specific to each individual child or teen, as well as further inpatient and outpatient care if necessary.
Located a few miles west of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Granite Hills Hospital provides children and teens with around-the-clock mental health treatment. After completion of inpatient psychiatric treatment, children and teens have the option of continuing care in an outpatient setting.
Finding the right treatment for a child or teen suffering with a mental illness can be stressful. If your loved one needs inpatient care, reach out to us today by calling 414-667-4800 for a no-cost, confidential assessment.