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Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital
Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital has expanded capacity in adult, geriatric, and dual-diagnosis units! There are immediate open beds in Adult, Geriatric, and Dual-Diagnosis programs. The program serves adults only that are experiencing harm to self or others, substance use crisis, psychosis, mental or behavioral health crisis, or other psychiatric emergencies.
Address: 804 N. Holtzclaw Ave. Chattanooga, TN 37404
Accepted Insurances: Most private insurances, TennCare, Medicare
Laurel Heights Hospital
The Discovery Program at Laurel Heights is a specialized residential treatment program for children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders who have severe behavioral difficulties and co-occurring psychiatric issues. Our highly skilled team of professionals provide a caring, therapeutic setting with high staff-to-child ratios, 24-hour nursing care, various therapeutic modalities and applied behavior analysis services. Parent/caregiver training is a critical component of our autism program. It ensures that students’ newly-learned skills and behaviors are carried out in their homes and communities. They support parents and caregivers with face-to-face training and telephone consultation.
Based in Atlanta, Laurel Heights provides intensive psychiatric residential services to children and adolescents ages 7 – 21 with severe psychiatric disorders. They provide specialty programs to address the complex needs of children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder or other neurodevelopmental disorders.
The Acute Program is specifically designed to provide inpatient psychiatric stabilization and treatment for children and adolescents ages 7 -17 who present with comorbid Autism Spectrum Disorders or other neurodevelopmental disorders. The primary objective of treatment is to quickly stabilize the symptoms that led to hospitalization, including severe self-injury, suicidal behavior and/or severe aggression. Treatment integrates psychiatric and applied behavior analytic interventions and strategies to stabilize severe symptoms and assist the patient in acquiring self-management and coping skills.
Address: 934 Briarcliff Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30306
Psychiatric residential treatment facility based north of Knoxville that focuses on meeting the holistic needs of youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Norris Academy serves youth and adolescents ranging from ages 5 years old to 21 years old and provides treatment that includes:
Medication Management from a Board Certificated Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
24-hour Nursing Staff available to meet complex psychiatric, developmental and medical needs
Weekly Individual, Family and Group therapy to assist with skill-building and socialization
State-certified school staffed by Special Education certified teachers and principal
Recreational Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology
Norris Academy focuses on meeting each youth’s individual need through a comprehensive treatment team that focuses on how to most effectively transition the youth back to the community after treatment goals are met. Youth benefit from tools related to Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA), Sensory Integration techniques, and Socialization techniques prescribed by professional and residential staff.
Location: 17 Ridgeway Rd, Andersonville, TN 37705
Phone: 865-494-5554 or toll-free at 1-800-896-4754
Pasadena Villa Residential Psychiatric Treatment Center (Adults)
Pasadena Villa is primarily a private pay facility, though they do have the option of accessing out-of-network benefits depending on the insurance plan. Specifically, at their TN location, they are in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Cigna, Beacon, and Humana insurance companies. Must be able to participate in treatment programs and must be free of major medical conditions requiring 24/7 nursing services.
Ages served: 18 and older
Location: 3889 Wonderland Lane, Sevierville, TN 37862
Springbrook Autism Behavioral Health
Springbrook is a behavioral health center with inpatient and residential programs for children with autism ages 5-21. Their residential program is tailored to the child with autism and goal-oriented, rather than for long-term care, and works with children across the Southeast including Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina. They accept students at all developmental levels on the autism spectrum. Therapies and programs provided include: ABA therapy, group therapy, sensory integration therapy, occupational and speech therapy, recreational education, and more.
Springbrook also has an accelerated short-term program. This intensive program is approximately 28-days and is specifically designed to reach mid-to-high functioning adolescents over the age of 10 with ASD and related developmental disorders who are exhibiting behaviors that interfere with their success at home and school. For those who need longer care to stabilize, a transfer to Springbrook Autism Residential Program is possible based on criteria and bed availability.
They are in network with many insurance companies, including some TN commercial insurances and TN Medicaid. Contact for more information on insurance and admissions.
Location: 1 Havenwood Lane Suite B, Travelers Rest, SC 29690
Contact Form: https://springbrookautismbehavioral.com/contact-us/