WV Acute Hospitalization Programs

Acute Hospitalization provides intensive, 24-hour psychiatric care, including crisis stabilization and diagnostic assessment, in a hospital setting, for 30 days or less. It offers a full array of psychiatric services to children, adolescents and their families, and assures the availability of accredited educational, medical, and recreational activities.

Youth who are appropriate for this level of care may have the following behaviors:

  • Children with a major mental illness such as Schizophrenia, Affective Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, etc., whose condition is such that treatment outside of a hospital is unsafe due to their level of current functioning
  • Diagnosis is unknown or not clear
  • Current behaviors clearly present a danger to self or others
  • Actively suicidal or homicidal
  • Inability to engage in age appropriate activities without disruption
  • Problems functioning in school academically or behaviorally.
  • Problems in functioning in the community
  • Problems functioning at home.

Service Map

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Program Information

ProgramYouth DemographicsContact Information
Beckley Appalachian Regional Healthcare Hospital12-18
M&F
Raleigh/Statewide
304-255-3000

www.arh.org/locations/beckley.aspx
Highland Hospital-Children’s Unit-Charleston5-11
M&F
Kanawha/Statewide
304-926-1600

www.highlandhosp.com
Highland Hospital-Adolescent Unit-Charleston12-17
M&F
Kanawha/Statewide
304-926-1600

www.highlandhosp.com
Highland Hospital-Children’s Unit-Clarksburg5-12
M&F
Harrison/Statewide
304-969-3100

www.highlandhosp.com
Highland Hospital-Adolescent Unit-Clarksburg13-17
M&F
Harrison/Statewide
304-969-3100

www.highlandhosp.com
River Park Hospital- Children’s Unit5-11
M&F
Cabell/Statewide
304-526-9103

www.riverparkhospital.net
River Park Hospital-Adolescent Unit12-18
M&F
Cabell/Statewide
304-526-9103

www.riverparkhospital.net
Robert C. Byrd Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Center at Ohio Valley Medical Center5-18
M&F
Ohio/Statewide
304-217-3080

www.ovmc-eorh.com