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Ascension Borgess Hospital Behavioral Health Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program

Ascension Borgess Hospital Behavioral Health Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program

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About Us

Ascension Borgess Hospital in Kalamazoo, Michigan provides inpatient and partial hospitalization behavioral health care to adolescents ages 12-17.

At Ascension Borgess Hospital Behavioral Health Adolescent Programs, we understand that caring for your mind is just as important as caring for your body. That's why we offer inpatient and partial hospitalization (PHP) treatment programs personalized for your needs as an adolescent and provide support through every step of your journey.

We treat many types of behavioral and mental health conditions for adolescents, including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Aggression
  • Psychosis
  • Suicidal and Homicidal Ideation
  • Self-harming behavior
  • Significant impairment in daily functioning
  • A variety of mood, behavioral, and personality disorders

To schedule an assessment for our programs, please call us directly at (269) 226-7406. You may also fax us referrals to (269) 226-7549.


Inpatient program

Adolescent inpatient treatment is created to provide crisis stabilization in a secure setting 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Patients are provided skillfully trained staff, which includes psychiatrists, mental health therapists, registered nurses, PCA’s, and activity therapists. We provide a personalized treatment plan in order to meet your needs. Our team is dedicated to providing a safe and therapeutic experience for you and your child and will support you every step of the way.

Inpatient treatment is typically accessed through your local emergency room due to the severity of the crisis. If you or your child is in immediate danger, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Partial hospitalization program (PHP)

Our partial hospitalization program for adolescents helps provide a lower level of care as an alternative to inpatient treatment for those who can receive treatment in a less restrictive environment. Our program operates Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., and lunch is included.

Each adolescent who enrolls in PHP works collaboratively with their treatment team, which includes a psychiatrist, registered nurse, mental health therapist, activity therapist, and other professionals, all while working with the patient’s outpatient providers to arrange aftercare treatment.

Patients are offered a variety of groups to participate in, including group therapy topics such as anger management, conflict resolution, depression, anxiety, and coping skills.