Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

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 Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center 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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services 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 receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are 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.

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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Children’s Inpatient Treatment Program in Belton, TX

In order to provide the most optimal services possible, our treatment center offers individualized programming and levels of care to meet each of our patient’s needs.

About Our Program

Learn about what makes our inpatient program for children unique

At Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center, located in Belton, Texas, our inpatient children’s treatment program has been specifically designed to meet the needs of children ages 5 to 12. We understand that childhood is a time of much transition, growth, and sometimes, turmoil. Children today face a number of challenges and pressures and even young children may feel emotions that may overwhelm and cripple their emotional growth. Cedar Crest offers free, confidential assessments performed by a licensed clinician 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you believe your child is struggling with a mental health disorder and could benefit from our treatment program, please give us a call.

What We Treat

Find out what we treat in our inpatient program for children

We offer inpatient treatment services within this program for children who may be experiencing the following:

  • Suicidal or homicidal thoughts or attempts
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Major depression
  • Hallucinations
  • Sexual acting out
  • Anger
  • Severe ADHD
  • Erratic, severe mood swings
  • Substance use and abuse
  • Survivors of trauma
  • Other types of mental health disorders
Why Choose Us?

Learn why our program is the best option for children struggling psychiatric & mental health issues

Our children’s treatment program focuses on the behavioral and emotional needs of young children and preteens. A serene, calm, secure inpatient environment designed with the needs of children in mind is the ideal place for an overwhelmed child in need of immediate care. We have a multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, therapists, and psychiatrists in this treatment program who will carefully assess your child, work with you and your child to create an individualized plan of care, and help restore your child to his or her maximum level of functioning. We’ll help your child return to his or her school and home environment after spending time in our treatment program with improved ways of coping, new conflict resolution skills, and increased feelings of self-worth.

Therapies Used

Learn more about the therapies used in our children’s program at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center in Belton, TX

The children’s treatment program at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center in Belton, Texas offers a number of therapeutic interventions provided by children’s mental healthcare professionals. We offer the following types of interventions in this program:

  • Family sessions with a social worker
  • Life-skills groups with nursing and supportive staff
  • Recreational therapy
  • Group therapy and discussion on a variety of topics to help your child learn to manage his or her symptoms
Learn More

Learn more about our children’s program at Cedar Crest Hospital in Belton, TX

To learn more about our inpatient program for children or general information about Cedar Crest, you can view our inpatient treatment program collateral here.

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The treatment programs at Cedar Crest are the best in the area. I cannot recommend them enough to anyone going through either an addiction or a mental health disorder. They will help you find lasting recovery!

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  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
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