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Inpatient Child / Adolescent Psychiatry (7W)

7 West is an 8-Bed Unit in University Hospital downtown campus serving youth ages 12-17 who require short term, acute inpatient mental health care. Medical necessity for admission is determined by a psychiatric provider and subject to bed availability.

Unit staff are trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Treatment is based on an adaptation of DBT and individualized for each patient. A multidisciplinary team provides care with a high staff to patient ratio to help meet individualized needs of each patient.

Interdisciplinary Team

  • Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists
  • Licensed Psychologist
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Social Workers (Therapists)
  • Nursing Staff
  • Nurse Case Manager
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Art Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Clinical Pharmacist