Mental illness represents the 2nd-3rd leading cause of hospitalization for Pierce County children ages 10-18.
This webinar provides an overview of Tacoma General’s Adolescent Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit (ABHU) & Children’s Long-Term Inpatient Program (CLIP).
Participants will also be able to engage in a Q&A session with community providers including providers from the ABHU, Managed Care Organizations (MCO) and Pearl Youth Residence one of our county CLIP programs.
Adolescent Behavioral Health at Tacoma General is the first and only inpatient program in Pierce County designed specifically to help teens facing mental health crisis. The Adolescent Behavioral Health at Tacoma General offers care and treatment to teens facing a range of mental health issues. They accept patients ages 13 through 17 for voluntary, involuntary and family-initiated treatment.
CLIP is the most intensive inpatient psychiatric treatment available to WA State residents, ages 5-18 years of age. There are five programs and a total of 84 beds across Washington State. The programs are located in a secure and highly structured setting designed to assess, treat and stabilize youth diagnosed with psychiatric and behavioral disorders.