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About Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center

Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center provides high quality, acute psychiatric hospitalization and longer-term intensive residential treatment for children and teens, ages 4 to 18. Laurel Oaks offers specialized treatment services for youth with severe psychiatric disorders, including those with additional challenges such as mild or moderate mental retardation or other cognitive delays, abuse and/or neglect victimization, substance abuse problems and/ or high-risk behaviors (i.e. suicidal/self-harming, assaultive, running away, etc.).

We are located on approximately ten acres in the southeast corner of the state, less than 20 miles from both Florida and Georgia. Our facility offers multiple residential units organized by age group, and it includes a registered private school, cosmetologist salon, a full-service cafeteria and numerous recreational areas such as an in-ground swimming pool and gym as well as tennis and basketball courts.
We provide:

  • Psychosocial assessment
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Medication management (when indicated)
  • Individual, group and family therapies
  • Group psychoeducation (with a focus on the development of social, communication and daily living skills, problem solving and anger management/coping skills)
  • Family support
  • Education

Our programs are designed for promoting health and safety. All patients work with psychiatrists, master’s level therapists, social workers, registered nurses and mental health providers to address presenting concerns and develop a comprehensive aftercare plan.

Our Mission

The mission of Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center is to enhance the quality of life for children, adolescents, their families, and community by providing excellence in behavioral healthcare.

Our goals are to provide a comprehensive assessment of children, to understand their needs and to provide short-term treatment and aftercare planning.

It’s Never Too Late, Call Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center

Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center in Dothan, Alabama schedules no-cost, confidential assessments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If a child or teen you know may be in need of treatment at a psychiatric hospital and residential treatment center, please call us today at 334-794-7373.