Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Services
We provide highly successful specialized treatment programs for children and adolescents with mental health challenges impeding their ability to reach their potential. We also offer a variety of behavioral health services and benefits for children from the ages of 5 to 17: One of eleven Children's Crisis Intervention Services (CCIS) inpatient units in New Jersey provides the following:
- Short-term crisis stabilization within the structure of a behavior therapy milieu program focused on safe and effective treatment.
- Subacute care for children requiring a more extended stay due to the intensity and nature of their problems.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Medical Center provides Child/Adolescent Psychiatric Outpatient Evaluation and Treatment Services with board-certified child psychiatrists and licensed social workers. These professionals treat children between the ages of 5 and 17 for a variety of mental health issues:
- OCD and bipolar disorders
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center Emergency Department is the only one in the area providing 24/7 access to psychiatrists and other healthcare professionals dedicated to treating children or adolescents experiencing a behavioral health crisis. Call the Access Center for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services at 800.730.2762 for information or appointments. The admission process is quick, with specialists available to assist with any insurance questions.
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, including its Behavioral Health Division, is fully accredited by The Joint Commission.