Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Crestwyn Behavioral Health Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Crestwyn Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Memphis, Tennessee’s Preferred Adolescent Outpatient Program

The intensive outpatient program at our hospital in Memphis, TN, provides adolescents with structured clinical support without disrupting their ability to attend school and live at home.

Who Can Participate in Adolescent IOP?

All admissions decisions at Crestwyn Behavioral Health Hospital are made on a person-by-person basis. In general, IOP is designed for young people ages 13-17 who meet one of the following criteria:

  • Have completed inpatient programming, and can benefit from step-down services to support a transition out of treatment
  • Need more structured support than traditional outpatient therapy can provide, but symptoms are not severe enough to require round-the-clock care

One of the benefits of healing at Crestwyn is that adolescents who complete our residential program can transfer seamlessly into IOP, thus ensuring continuity of care.

However, we also accept adolescents who have completed inpatient or residential care at other centers, as well as those who are entering treatment at the IOP level.

What Disorders Does Adolescent IOP Treat?

The following are among the most common issues impacting adolescents who participate in IOP at Crestwyn:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • Substance abuse
  • Self-harm
  • Family discord
  • Struggles with emotional regulation
  • Problems with judgment or impulse control

Please note that this is a partial list of issues that may be treated via our intensive outpatient program. To determine if IOP is the right placement, we assess the nature and severity of each patient’s symptoms, and identify the level of care that will best meet their specific needs.

What Happens in Adolescent IOP?

Adolescent IOP sessions at Crestwyn are conducted Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 p.m., for a total of nine treatment hours per week.

The main method of treatment in IOP is group therapy. Group sessions allow young people to share their thoughts, learn from the insights and experiences of others, and receive guidance and feedback from a trained professional. Crestwyn IOP offers two types of groups:

  • Psychoeducational groups: Informative sessions on relevant topics such as disease education, managing symptoms, preventing relapse, dealing with stress, and related matters
  • Process groups: Structured safe spaces in which to share feelings, express emotions, and give and receive support

IOP patients also have opportunities for one-on-one sessions with a therapist, so that they can address topics that they may be hesitant to discuss in a group setting.

What Are the Benefits of Adolescent IOP?

The following are among the many benefits that IOP offers adolescents and their families:

  • Evening treatment hours that allow adolescents to live at home and attend school while still receiving structured support
  • Personalized care based on the needs of each patient
  • Services provided by professionals who specialize in working with young people
  • Group therapy sessions for positive peer interactions
  • Treatment that promotes healthier coping skills, increased self-confidence, and greater self-control

How Can I Learn More?

For additional information about our intensive outpatient program for adolescents, or for answers to any questions that you may have about any program at Crestwyn Behavioral Health Hospital, please feel free to contact us at your convenience. We are available 24/7, and we look forward to helping you determine if our hospital is the perfect place for your child.

The staff here cares a lot about the patients and their recovery. I am now in the outpatient program which is close knit. All and all, I would recommend this facility to anyone struggling with any mental illness or substance abuse.

– Former Patient