Menninger's Short-term Stabilization Service offers inpatient care for adolescents ages 12 to 17 who are experiencing a behavioral health crisis related to depression, anxiety and suicidality.
This joint partnership with Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) accommodates adolescents who are referred by TCH emergency rooms. The service is located in Menninger's Adolescent Treatment Program
so that patients can benefit from its healing milieu.
What's Included in Short-term Stabilization for Adolescents
Inpatient stabilization for adolescents is provided jointly by a team of Texas Children’s Hospital providers, including Baylor College of Medicine psychiatry faculty, alongside The Menninger Clinic’s adolescent team
Adolescents in short-term stabilization can expect to stay in the hospital for 5-7 days. During this time, they'll receive:
- Individual therapy
- Family meeting
- Stabilization care for symptom reduction
- Medication management, if needed
- Discharge planning
Care is provided on Menninger's 50-acre campus
, just 10 minutes from the Texas Medical Center.
Covered by Aetna
Menninger accepts Aetna members for this inpatient stabilization service as well as the transitional day and intensive outpatient programs, and is actively seeking to accept additional insurers in the near future.
For More Information
If you would like information about this short-term stabilization service for adolescents, please call us at 713-275-5400