The physical and emotional changes of youth and young adulthood can make young people particularly vulnerable to mental health issues. They can face a number of difficulties including anxiety, attachment disorders, depression, eating disorders and self-harm or suicide risk.
It’s vital that young people and their families can access specialised support and treatment as soon as they require it, in order to avoid poorer outcomes and over-medicalisation as the young person grows.
Treatment for youth and young adult mental health issues may include psychiatric and psychological interventions.
Ramsay Clinic Macarthur is now offering a unique inpatient service designed to care for the mental health of young people aged 18 to 25 years old.
The clinic strives to support the psychological wellbeing and recovery of young people with established and emerging mental health conditions.
Our youth inpatient service involves a mix of group psychological therapy, art therapy, exercise physiology, yoga and pet therapy, as well as psychiatric intervention. A psychiatrist will work with our multidisciplinary team of health professionals including mental health nurses, psychologists, exercise physiologists, and art therapists to create a treatment and recovery plan tailored to meet the young person’s needs.
Young people admitted to the service enjoy private rooms with ensuite bathrooms, spacious dining spaces, outdoor lounging areas, a modern gym, and wellness areas.
Our youth inpatient service will be for young people who require support for mental health difficulties including, but not limited to:
To find out more or enquire about admission to the Youth Mental Health Services offered at Ramsay Clinic Macarthur, please call us on 02 4640 5555.
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