The Behavioral Health Hospital in Orlando, FL, for Every Age Group
Central Florida Behavioral Hospital is here to be a beacon of help and hope for children, adolescents, and adults suffering from mental health and substance abuse disorders. The services at our behavioral health hospital in Orlando, FL, help patients gain the skills they need to walk the path to recovery. We use specialized treatments and supportive services to provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs. All of them feature evidence-based therapies that meet the individual needs of our patients.
The Affective Disorder Program at Central Florida Behavioral Hospital offers a unique program designed for adults with a primary affective disorder such as depression, bipolar and/or anxiety disorders.
The Persistent Mental Health Program is designed to provide treatment to individuals with severe and persistent mental illness, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and bipolar disorder. These patients often experience complex symptoms that require ongoing treatment and management.
The Dual Diagnosis Program is an inpatient treatment program for adults ages 18 and older who suffer from a co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorder. Our program is deeply embedded in Alcoholics Anonymous’ 12-step recovery program and includes weekly meetings on-site.
A unique inpatient program designed specifically for mature adults who suffer from mental health or dual diagnosis disorders. This setting is designed as a place where patients can thrive in an intimate, age specific and non-confrontational peer group.
Treatment occurs in a highly structured environment which provides an opportunity for children ages 5-13 to learn and practice behavioral skills to manage a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and family problems.
Treatment occurs in a highly structured environment which provides an opportunity for teens ages 14-17 to learn and practice behavioral skills to manage a wide range of emotional, behavioral, and family problems.
Electroconvulsive therapy is a treatment option for adults 18 years and older with severe behavioral health issues who have either not responded to medications or whose symptoms are too severe to permit medication trials.
PHP can be an effective solution for patients in need of an intensive, structured, daily therapeutic environment who do not require 24-hour care. It can help individuals transition from inpatient care or it can provide the support and structure needed to prevent an inpatient stay.
The outpatient services we offer allow patients to continue working and going to school, so they can mend their lives without disrupting them. We’ve designed it to include a schedule that’s both part-time and intensive. Anyone who isn’t sure whether inpatient or outpatient therapy is right for them need only ask our highly qualified staff; we’re always happy to help.
Every year on August 19th the bring our attention to the incredible humanitarian efforts done worldwide. For 2019, we are highlighting the efforts of female humanitarians.
“World Humanitarian Day 2019 is set to celebrate Women Humanitarians and their undying contribution in making the world a better place. Women Humanitarians hold a sense of unparalleled uniqueness, one that adds to the global momentum of female strength, power and perseverance. It is time to honor the women who have acted as first responders to the darkest hours of crisis.” - United Nations OCHA. ... See MoreSee Less
Celebrated every year on 19 August, World Humanitarian Day is directed towards honoring humanitarian efforts worldwide and propagating the idea of supporting people in crisis. On this day, OCHA advocates on behalf of the entire humanitarian community.
We invite our community of medical professionals to join our CEU event September 27th, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.).
Dr. Rex Birkmire will be presenting "Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder". Attendees will be leaving with an understanding of the basis of sensory processing disorder, as well as learn to recognize common symptoms of SPD patients.
News and Events Friday, September 27, 2019 Central Florida Behavioral Hospital 6601 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, FL, 32821 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Registration Begins at 8:00 AM Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder Presented By Dr. Rex Birkmire Attendees will: Understand the genetic basis of ...
It might surprise you, or it might not, but there are some practical and psychological reasons why people lie to their therapist.
"While being embarrassed, dealing with shame and processing difficult life events can all be daunting for people, opening up in therapy is ultimately a healing process with the potential for long-term benefits." - TIME. ... See MoreSee Less
Every day, more than 130 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids.1 The misuse of and addiction to opioids—including prescription pain relievers, heroin, and synthetic opioids such as fentanyl—is a serious national crisis that affects public health as well as social and econom...
Did you know your daily attitude and productivity are directly related to the amount of sleep you get every night?
“Sleep may seem like a waste of time. You could instead be answering e-mail, doing the dishes, repairing the deck or decking the halls. But research shows that you're more likely to succeed at your tasks—and enjoy greater well-being—if you get some serious shuteye.” - Mental Health America. ... See MoreSee Less
HOW SLEEP HELPS Sleep may seem like a waste of time. You could instead be answering e-mail, doing the dishes, repairing the deck or decking the halls. But research shows that you're more likely to succeed at your tasks—and enjoy greater well-being—if you get some serious shuteye.
As we close out #MinorityMentalHealthAwareness Month, we turn our attention to cultural competency - and why people stop going to therapy.
“As we confront the stigma around mental health and as people are increasingly seeking mental health care, the challenge becomes keeping them engaged in that care. One of the reasons people from minority groups leave treatment is due to a lack of understanding from doctors. That lack of awareness can contribute to a lack of trust from the individual.” - NAMI... See MoreSee Less
According to Psychology Today a low carb diet positively affects individuals with depression and psychiatric disorders.
“Low-carbohydrate diets have tremendous potential in the prevention and management of psychiatric disorders. The field of nutritional psychiatry is admittedly in its infancy, and rigorous clinical trials exploring the effect of dietary changes on mental health are few and far between, but a tremendous amount of science already exists detailing how high-sugar diets jeopardize brain health, and how low-carbohydrate diets support brain health.” - Georgia Ede MD. ... See MoreSee Less