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Inpatient Acute Psychiatric

Inpatient Treatment for Children

When a child needs acute crisis stabilization for an emotional, behavioral or mood disorder, The Horsham Clinic is here to help. We treat children ages 4–12 in a positive, compassionate environment.

We understand that it may be difficult to place your child in inpatient hospitalization, and we are committed to helping each child return home as quickly as possible. Inpatient treatment is intended to provide short-term care, with a step down to our partial hospitalization program after discharge as needed. Our goal is to help young patients and their families fully understand their illness or problems at hand, develop effective coping skills and build self-esteem so they can return home and back to school.

Inpatient treatment for children is offered at The Horsham Clinic’s secure, scenic 55-acre campus in Ambler, Pennsylvania. Young patients are separated by age, and receive treatment in a different unit than older patients and adults. Our goal is to provide a secure, trusted environment where children can take steps toward a healthier, happier future.

Our Inpatient Program

We encourage children in our care to develop resiliency skills that can help them endure loss, chronic stress, traumatic events and other challenges they will encounter on their road to recovery after they are discharged.

Program highlights:

  • Tutorial services are offered five days a week by a certified special education teacher
  • A level and reward system is used for behavioral modification
  • Treatment is facilitated by tenured, board-certified psychiatrists who are proficient in treating children
  • Treatment modalities include, but are not limited to:
    • Art
    • Music
    • Play and recreational therapies
    • Skill building groups
    • Psychopharmacology
    • Individual, group and family therapy
  • We also provide thorough aftercare and discharge planning

A confidential, no-cost assessment can help determine the appropriate level of care for your child. Call us day or night at 800-237-4447 to learn more.

Help Starts Here

The Horsham Clinic’s professional staff are ready to help find a treatment option that works for you. Call 800-237-4447 for a no-cost, confidential assessment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.