Teen Mental Health Treatment

Are you considering Ascend as a teen mental health treatment center for one of your patients? There’s a lot we can do to help. Check out some of the basic quick facts about our teen substance abuse treatment program and mental health facilities for teens below.

Program Information

We offer three residential facilities with three unique treatment paths:

Our teen mental health treatment programs run between 45-90 days, depending on physician recommendations, progress in treatment, and insurance approval (our average approved length of stay is 42 days). We accept PPO, POS, and in-network HMO plans, including:

  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • First Health
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • ComPsych
  • Health Net
  • MHN

In addition to clinically-driven residential treatment programs, our teens also benefit from our education support program, family therapy sessions, and aftercare planning. We even run an alumni program for parents and teens to continue the teen’s progress and education after treatment.


Ascend does have several rule-outs that may prevent us from working with some adolescents, including:

  • OCD
  • Diagnosed Eating Disorders
  • Violent Outbursts

Typical Diagnosis

Our teen substance abuse treatment program and mental health facilities work with teens who have a variety of conditions. Some of our most common diagnoses include:

Why Ascend?

At Ascend, we use every tool at our disposal to improve our clients’ mental health and the quality of their lives. We use a number of clinical and experiential therapy modalities, including:

  • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Family Systems Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Matrix Model
  • Motivational Enhancement Therapy
  • Harm-Reduction
  • 12-Step Programming

We offer an incredibly high level of care, as our staff-to-client ratio is much higher than at other facilities. If you think our teen mental health treatment program would work for your patients or clients, reach out to us today at 310.388.3713.