Young girls who have experienced trauma often demonstrate self-destructive, impulsive and self-injurious behaviors associated with the traumatic experience. It is important that adolescents struggling with self injury get professional help and learn non-harmful coping devices.
The Wings Program at Harbor Point Behaviral Health Center serves adolescent girls, ages 13 to 17 at time of admission, with a mental health disorder that requires a more intensive level of care. This program is based on a trauma-informed treatment approach.
Disorders Addressed in This Program
- Self-harm or non-suicidal, self-injurious behaviors
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Bipolar disorder
- Depression with psychotic features
- Mood disorders
- Impulse control disorders
- Personality disorders or traits
- Substance abuse as a secondary diagnosis
Features of This Program
- Comprehensive assessments
- Individualized treatment plans
- Psychiatric services (includes medication management)
- Individual, family and clinical group therapy
- Dialectical behavior therapy
- Recreation therapy
- Psycho-educational groups (anger management, coping skills, problem-solving, substance abuse, trauma, healthy sexuality, boundaries, grief and loss)
Other treatment modalities may be applied when deemed appropriate.