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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Teen & Adolescent Residential Treatment Program in Belton, TX

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

About Our Residential Program for Adolescents

Learn about the residential program for adolescents at Cedar Crest Hospital & Residential Treatment Center

Cedar Crest in Belton, Texas offers a residential treatment center (RTC) that provides a safe, compassionate, and warm environment for adolescents aged 12 through 17 who are struggling with emotional problems, chemical dependency, or both. Our RTC program specializes in longer-term treatment for teens who are stepping down from inpatient care but still require the structure and safety our treatment program provides. We also offer our RTC program to teens who have not responded well to other types of programs and therapies.

What We Treat

Mental health & addiction issues we treat in our residential program in Belton, TX

We offer treatment to both male and female teens within this treatment program who may be facing one or more of the following challenges:

  • Extreme, severe emotional disturbance
  • Suicidal behaviors
  • Self-destructive behaviors
  • Victims of sexual abuse
  • ADHD
  • PTSD
  • Personality disorders
  • Chemical dependency
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Major depression
  • Mood disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
What to Expect

Find out what to expect after admission into Cedar Crest Hospital’s residential program for teens and adolescents

Upon admission to our RTC program, your child will be evaluated by our multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, dietitian, and therapists to determine the best plan of care for you and your child. After the evaluations, we will meet with you and your child to develop an individualized plan of care for your child that meets all of his or her needs while enrolled in our treatment program. Your child’s progress within this treatment program will be regularly monitored through regular treatment team meetings and ongoing evaluations. We encourage family and loved ones to regularly visit and participate in your child’s care while in the treatment program. Our staff will partner with the on-site UT Charter School to provide an educational program that meets the specialized academic needs of each client.

Located on 33-acres in the gorgeous rolling hills of Belton, Texas, our campus-style setting provides a serene environment that promotes healing and recovery. Cedar Crest provides a warm living space much like a home environment, a full-sized gym and a swimming pool, that helps our clients learn the value of teamwork while working on both communication and problem-solving skills.

Learn More

Learn more about residential treatment at Cedar Crest Hospital in Belton, TX

To learn more about our residential program for adolescents or general information about Cedar Crest, you can view our residential 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!

– Anonymous Patient
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  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
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