Visiting Hours
  General Medical
  Chemical Dependency Services
  Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  Adult Psychiatric Services
  Youth Services
  Outpatient Senior Services
  Partial Hospitalization Programs

College Hospital's Youth Services program is clinically designed for children ages 13 – 17 who exhibit:

  • Suicidal thoughts and actions
  • Depressive symptoms
  • Thought disorders
  • Self-abusive behavior
  • Oppositional defiant behavior
  • Substance abuse
  • Threatening and aggressive behavior
  • Delinquency or truancy related to psychiatric problems

Program Components:

  • Daily intensive treatment for the duration of a patient’s stay.
  • A secured unit provides behavioral intervention to reinforce patient progress toward treatment goals.
  • A multidisciplinary team including a psychiatrist, nurses, therapists, and trained mental health workers direct the treatment focus on crisis intervention and stabilization.
  • Daily group focus on communication and adaptive coping skills
  • Family participation to enable all members to develop more effective ways of interacting.
  • Patients are enabled to continue education while in treatment through a partnership with the local school district.

To help ensure the most positive outcome, our multidisciplinary team focuses on developing individualized after care plans. This process begins upon admission.

Notice of Privacy Practices
Special Language Needs Program

College Hospital Costa Mesa recognizes that language and/or communication barriers may exist between patients and hospital staff. Please be advised that arrangements will be made for interpreters or bilingual professional staff to ensure adequate and speedy communication between patients and staff at all times. A copy of our Special Language Needs Program Policy is provided here for you to review.

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