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The clinical team at Peak Behavioral Health offers behavioral treatment for adolescents age 12 to 17.

Our adolescent inpatient program is structured to meet the mental health and chemical dependency concerns troubling teens ages 12-17. Adolescents receive individualized treatment in a structured, secure setting.

Peak Behavioral Health Services provides a safe, therapeutic environment for adolescent boys and girls ages 12-17. Treatment is individualized for each resident, and we encourage parents/guardians to participate actively in their child’s treatment. Each RTC unit has its own therapist, and residents are seen regularly by licensed psychiatrists. To ensure resident safety and to promote the practice of new skills, each unit is staffed by licensed nurses and trained mental health technicians.


Partial Hospitalization Program

The Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) is designed for adults and adolescents (ages 12-17) with primary psychiatric disorders who require intensive support and structure but not 24-hour inpatient care. 

The program provides support and treatment for those facing emotional or mental difficulties, and who may have substance abuse problems. Partial hospitalization is an outpatient program for the diagnosis and/or active treatment of a serious mental disorder in a consistent, structured environment that allows patients to maintain their usual living arrangements with their families.

A PHP can function as a “step down” from hospitalization or a “step up” when outpatient treatment is not effectively meeting the patient’s needs. It is also a good transition from inpatient to outpatient care.

The level of care provided in a PHP is necessary to maintain the patient’s progress and prevent relapse or readmission to the hospital.

PHP is designed for those who do not require the intensity of a hospital setting but are still having some emotional or behavioral issues that need to be addressed more intensely than what can be provided in a traditional outpatient setting. 

Adolescents attend PHP five days a week from 8:30am-3:00pm, Monday through Friday. Two hours of programming each day are dedicated to educational instruction provided by the Las Cruces Public School System.

The program will permit adolescents to continue earning school credit while focusing on their mental health. Strong academic support coupled with strong mental health will lead to success.

Transportation is provided to those who may need assistance.

Adolescent Warning Signs

Peak Behavioral Health’s adolescent treatment program works with young people who have a wide range of psychiatric, emotional, and behavioral issues, including:

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