Teen Residential Treatment For Adolescents near Beverly Hills California

Beverly Hills is the land of unique architecture and verdant parks. But for teens facing rough patches, the glitz and glam sometimes fade away. And that’s where Key Healthcare steps in. Our 45-to-60-day residential treatment centers are a light of hope for adolescents dealing with complex challenges. Our approach? Dual diagnosis treatment. It’s not just about tackling one issue; it’s about understanding the signs and symptoms like bloodshot eyes, mood swings, eating disorders, anxiety, irritability, or self-harm, along with the interconnectedness of your teen’s experiences. Whether it’s emotional struggles or substance use, we’re here to navigate these waters with you.

What sets us apart? Our methods are backed by science and recommended by top therapists and psychiatrists. We specialize in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Comprehensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), tailored to empower your teen in overcoming obstacles and rediscovering their strengths. Here, your teen is not just another face. They are part of a safe, supportive community where healing and growth take center stage. Dive into a journey of transformation at Key Healthcare [licensed and regulated by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)]. Your story matters, and here, it takes a turn toward hope and recovery.

Key Healthcare Teen Residential Treatment Center

Evidence-Based Residential Therapy for Beverly Hills Adolescents

The teen years? Let’s be honest; they can feel like a rollercoaster ride. One minute, it’s laughter and sunshine; the next, it’s slammed doors and silent tears. And when your teen struggles through SUD or mental health, it’s not just their world that gets turned upside down – your whole family feels the tremors.

1 in 14 children grapple with emotional struggles that disrupt their lives.

Amidst the glitz and glam of Beverly Hills, we at Key HealthCare understand this feeling. We know that behind the manicured lawns and designer labels, families face real challenges. Anxiety, depression, substance abuse, behavioral issues – they don’t discriminate. In fact, according to the California Mental Health Care Almanac, 1 in 14 children grapple with emotional struggles that disrupt their lives.

And those alarming headlines about teen overdose deaths? What? A recent study by UCLA found that an average of 22 adolescents aged 14-18 tragically lose their lives to drug overdose every week in the U.S. (where Los Angeles County had 111 deaths) in 2022– that’s an entire classroom of potential lost each week. And the culprit? Fentanyl, a deadly synthetic opioid, often lurking in counterfeit pills, pills that look just like the ones prescribed by doctors. They’re not just statistics to us. They’re a stark reminder of the dangers lurking in our backyard.

But here’s the good news: you’re not alone. Our team of seasoned therapists, doctors, and counselors aren’t just experts in adolescent mental health and substance abuse – we’re parents, siblings, and friends. We’ve been there. We know the worry that gnaws at you, the sleepless nights, the desperate search for answers.

That’s why at Key HealthCare’s residential treatment center, your teen can find solace, support, and a path to healing. Our evidence-based residential therapeutic program is more than just therapy; it’s a journey of self-discovery, resilience, and growth. We delve deep, uncovering the roots of your teen’s struggles, whether it’s the pressure to succeed, the fear of failure, or the weight of unspoken trauma.

We don’t just treat symptoms; we empower your teen to understand their emotions, develop healthy coping skills, and build a life they love—a life filled with laughter, purpose, and the confidence to face whatever the future holds.

At Key HealthCare, we’re helping your teen become the best version of themselves. Because when your teen thrives, your whole family does too.

Up to 100% of the Costs Covered by Insurance

Key Healthcare works with a majority of health insurance providers and depending on your plan, 100% of the costs may be covered. Verify your insurance to get more information about your coverage.

Insurances We Accept

We may accept additional California insurance plans

What Conditions Can Beverly Hills Residential Programs for Teens Treat?

We know teens face a lot, from behavioral issues to mental health struggles and addiction. Our centers are all about providing the right help for these common teen issues:

If your teenager is experiencing difficulties, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us right away.

As we welcome parents and their teens from all across Beverly Hills, whether you’re from 

The Flats, Trousdale Estates, Beverly Hills Post Office, Beverly HillsGateway, Beverlywood, Golden Triangle, Roxbury Park, Rodeo Drive, Southwest Doheny, South of Wilshire, Bel-Air, Benedict Canyon, Beverly Drive, or Sunset Boulevard. Together, let’s walk this path toward a brighter future. Contact us today.


What to Expect During Our Teen Residential Treatment Program

Our 45-60 day residential program for teens with dual diagnoses offers more than just treatment. We’re on a journey to transformation. Here, each teen’s unique path is honored, guided by our team of seasoned clinicians, therapists, and other professionals. From Beverly Hills, we make travel easy, ensuring a smooth start to a life-changing experience. Our approach? Proven, practical therapies like acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) are tailored to unlock each teen’s potential. This isn’t just care; it’s a new beginning, a step towards a brighter, healthier future.

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A fundamental aspect of our treatment program is group therapy, where teenagers are encouraged to express their experiences and gain understanding from others in a nurturing environment.

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Our weekly individual therapy sessions, led by licensed counselors, offer teens a unique space to navigate their emotions and thoughts. It's more than therapy; it's a journey towards self-awareness, where each insight shapes their path to a better life.

Surf Therapy for Teen Development


In addition to traditional therapies, we offer an array of holistic and adventurous options, such as yoga, art therapy, surf therapy, hiking, and music production. These activities are tailored to assist teens in stress reduction and fostering a strong sense of self and passion discovery.

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Here, we blend the essentials of wellbeing: three daily meals packed with nutrition, tempting healthy snacks, and full access to our exercise havens. It's not just about treatment; it's about nurturing a lifestyle where every bite and every step contributes to your holistic health journey.

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Family's huge in this journey to wellness. Our experienced therapists get this and work with your family to fix how you talk to each other, build strong lines, and pick up skills that keep you all on the path to recovery.

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We've got your teen's back academically while they're with us! With the help of Mission Academy School, we make sure they catch up on schoolwork and credits, and our friendly staff is always here to lend a hand with their studies.

Our Beverly Hills, CA, Therapists for Adolescent Residential Treatment

Key Healthcare prides itself on a dedicated team of experts who work round-the-clock to ensure the well-being of your teen. Our staff comprises the medical team, licensed teen therapists, educational professionals, and caring support staff. Learn more about our experienced team and how they work to support your teen during recovery.

Meet the Team

We believe that the effectiveness of the treatment program relies heavily on the bond between the teen and their therapist, rather than solely on the clinical modalities and various therapeutic techniques employed. That is why our staff members are relatable, resourceful and fearless when it comes to finding creative solutions for each client.

Leadership Team

Dr. David Jacobson, PsyD, LCSW

David Jacobson (Dr. David), PsyD, LCSW, proudly possesses a rich 14-year history as a Clinical Director and researcher, focusing on Adolescent Mental Health and Substance Use at Key Healthcare.

Dr. Gregory Barnett, MD

Dr. Gregory Barnett, MD, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist, in his role as the Medical Director at Key Healthcare, Dr. Barnett is dedicated to providing unparalleled clinical and psychiatric care.

Vinsent Franke, CADC-II, MBA

Vincent Franke leverages 15 years of operational expertise to uphold Key Healthcare’s commitment to delivering top-tier care and expert-level treatment to all clients.

Michelle Smith

In her role as VP of Clinical Partnerships, Michelle is dedicated to advancing the mission of Key Healthcare by forging strategic alliances with clinical partners committed to delivering exceptional care to adolescents and their families.

Ryan Blivas

Ryan Blivas is a behavioral healthcare entrepreneur and teen mental health advocate who is passionate about finding solutions to combat the teen mental health crisis in America.

Evan Powell

Evan Powell is one of the co-founders of Key Healthcare in Los Angeles, CA. Inspired by his own treatment journey, he and Ryan set out to change the narrative for clients, and help them find a brighter path.

Clinical & Medical Team

Chanelle Catuogno,  ACSW

Chanelle specializes in trauma therapy, trained in ACT (Acceptance Commitment Therapy) and brings years of experience from private practice to her role at Key Healthcare.

Rocky Trombetti, MA, AMFT

Rocky serves as a family and group therapist within the adolescent treatment programs at Key Healthcare, specializing in supporting teens through their journey to recovery.

James Wilcox, MA, AMFT

James Wilcox is a dedicated family and group therapist within the Teen Treatment Programs at Key Healthcare, providing specialized support to adolescents as they navigate their path to recovery.

Jordan Werner, AMFT

Jordan possess particular expertise in treating borderline personality disorder, anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, relationship challenges, and trauma-related experiences.

Matt Cox, CADAC -I

Matt is an experienced operations expert with a vast knowledge of both Substance Use and Mental Health Disorders.

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Matt Metcalf is a DBT Program Director at Key Healthcare. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked with adolescents and their families for over 15 years.

Phillip Codd

With years of experience in all levels of the care continuum, Phil leverages his knowledge and experience of Quality Assurance and Compliance to ensure operational excellence at Key Healthcare’s Outpatient Facility.

Knowledge and Expertise is Key

Our Accreditations and Affiliations

Knowledge and expertise are key to the success of our adolescent treatment programs. This is why we seek and renew various accreditations, affiliations and certifications related to our offerings. Our hope is that patients and families trust the care we provide.

Beverly Hills Teen Substance Abuse Therapy & Counseling

We know it’s challenging when your teenager is struggling with substance abuse. The weight on your shoulders is heavy, and the thought of treatment can be scary. At Key Healthcare, we know it takes more than just a good program; it takes a village (personalized care).

That’s why we’ve compiled a list of licensed teen therapists, psychologists, and counselors based in Beverly Hills, California, who really understand teens and substance addiction issues. They’re not just experts in their field but compassionate guides who’ve helped numerous teens who have walked this road before.

The first step is the hardest. Talking to someone who understands can feel like a breath of fresh air. These Beverly Hills professionals are ready to listen, help you make sense of things, and give you a plan for your teens.

Beverly Hills Teen Therapist/CounselorLicense & Verification
Michele MerlobLicense No. 448
Erin MargolisLicense No. 31438
Jenny TaitzLicense No. 25222

Note: At Key Healthcare, we’ve carefully verified each therapist to ensure you get advice you can trust. Every therapist is active, licensed, and approved by the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA).

We’re Here for Beverly Hills Families

Resources and Support Beverly Hills, CA

Key Healthcare highlights the significant impact high schools have on the development of young individuals in Beverly Hills. Understanding the connection between educational environments and mental health, we’ve put together an extensive directory of notable high schools in the vicinity, such as Beverly Hills High SchoolMoreno High School, and Beverly Vista Middle School. The links included are solely for informational use and aim to help families find educational resources. Key Healthcare does not have any association with these schools.

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Local Emergency and Mental Health Resources for Beverly Hills Families

211 - Crisis Only

  • Text the zip code to 898211. Connects people with local resources and assistance for crisis and emergency, housing, food, and health​.
  • You can also visit the website and connect with the expert.

Crisis Text Line - Crisis Only

  • Text HOME to 741741. In any crisis situation, you can connect with a live, trained Crisis Counselor via their secure online platform. Their dedicated volunteer counselors are here to assist you in transitioning from a state of distress to a calmer and more controlled state.

Homeless Outreach Mobile Engagement (HOME) 24/7 Hotline - Ongoing Support

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Emergency Response/Hotlines Information Across Beverly Hills

When your teen is caught in the grip of an overdose or a mental health crisis, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. But remember, your calm presence and quick thinking can make a real difference.

First things first, focus on keeping your teen calm. Reassure your teen that you’re there for them, and that help is coming. If it’s safe, move them to a spot away from immediate harm. If they’ve passed out or are having trouble breathing, roll them onto their side—it’s a simple move that can save their life.

In times like these, every second counts. Don’t hesitate to call 911 if you suspect an overdose or if the symptoms of their mental health are getting worse. Your quick action could be the difference between life and death.

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Support Groups

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

  • Suicide prevention is a collective effort. The 988 Lifeline offers round-the-clock, complimentary, and private assistance for individuals facing emotional distress.
  • It also provides resources for crisis prevention and support for your teens and family, as well as essential guidelines for U.S.-based professionals. You can also connect through the Chat Option.

Trans Lifeline - Crisis Only

  • Offers anonymous and confidential support for transgender people. Phone: 877-565-8860.

The Trevor Project - Crisis Only

  • Provides crisis intervention for LGBTQ+ youth. Phone: (866) 488-7386; Text START to 678678. For more information visit their website.

Recreational, Youth Development, Reading Programs, and Community Centers In Beverly Hills, CA

We all want the best for our teens. Where Beverly Hills High Schools understand and prioritize students’ mental well-being through counseling sessions, this Rodeo Drive city sufficed with recreational centers, parks, youth programs, and libraries.

But you might be thinking, “Why all this focus on programs? When my teen seems fine.” But trust us, they aren’t.

Sometimes, teens feel like they can’t talk to anyone, and stigma and fear of what society will think are among the major reasons they feel this way. That’s why these centers/programs provide a non-medical place where they can settle, connect with their peers, foster social interaction, and build resilience.

Even a study by NIH clearly states that when teens are a part of these less stigmatized programs or places, they feel less isolated (which usually peaks in adolescents).

And let’s face it: being a teenager isn’t always a walk in the park. But with the right support, teens can emerge stronger and more confident.

Imagine a program or center in Beverly Hills where teens aren’t just participating and passing their time but truly growing. This isn’t just about filling their schedules; instead, it’s about improving their lives. Beverly Hills Parks and Recreation Center offers a variety of programs, such as aquatic sports, spring break camps, and special events. These aren’t merely activities but stepping stones to essential life skills.

Participating in these programs does marvels for teens’ mental and emotional health.

What we mean by this is that: 

  • It builds their self-confidence, not just on a surface level, but heightens their sense of calm in stressful situations that keep unneeded disputes at bay. 
  • Helps them discover their focus and drive, nurturing their ability to set and achieve goals.
  • They also learn coping techniques, problem-solving skills, teamwork, sportsmanship, resilience, how to tackle their problems, and how to retrieve from setbacks.

Now, you may question the role of a library and say, “My teen can find anything online,” which is true, but the library is more than just books. It offers a peaceful retreat where teens can go without any fear or stigma. Even the National Library of Medicine (NLM) is training library staff to get knowledgeable about social welfare. So, if your teen needs to access quality literature, then Beverly Hills Public Library is the place they should visit.

Note: To make sure you’re fully informed about any membership fees or one time costs, it’s a good idea to take a moment to check their official websites.

Youth Development Programs in Beverly Hills

Let’s be real. Being a teen isn’t always sunshine and palm trees. Pressure’s high, expectations are higher, and sometimes it feels like everyone’s got a plan except you. But guess what? There’s a whole world of support out there, designed to help you tackle challenging issues like poor mental health, substance or alcohol abuse, and sadness and uncover the incredible person you’re meant to be.

We’re talking about youth development programs that go way beyond to prepare you for college or careers. These programs are like a toolbox filled with the awareness and skills a teen needs to handle stress, beat the blues, sidestep peer pressure, improve mental strength, and build a rock-solid sense of self. They’re all about empowering you to live your best life, both now and in the future.

Your Local Youth Development Centers: Your Partners in Growth

Right here in your neighborhood in Beverly Hills, centers like Beverly Hills Chapter are ready to lend a hand. They’re not just about healing what’s broken; they’re about helping and preparing the youth for the global workforce and promoting the integration of health components. Besides this, teens (in their lives) face some challenges that make them feel unloved or unwanted, or perhaps they can’t deal with the fear of failure. In that case, New Directions for Youth provides services that raise their self-esteem. But why is self-esteem essential, you may ask? According to a study, low adolescent self-esteem predicts criminal behavior and limits economic prospects during adulthood. 

Care Is for Everyone: Teen Counseling Centers in Beverly Hills

We know it’s beyond hard and emotional steps for families to figure out the best way to help their teenager battling addiction, mental struggles, or suicidal thoughts. Sending your child away for treatment is a gut-wrenching thought. But guess what? It’s a courageous step that could bring peace and happiness back to your home.

Before you leap, why not consult with some of the caring medical experts at counseling groups/centers right here in Beverly Hills? Places like Didi Hirsch Mental Health ServicesMaple Counseling, and Didi Hirsch CRISIS Counseling Care are here for you. They can help you see things clearly and determine the next steps, always considering your teen’s condition.

Think of it this way: you wouldn’t try to diagnose or treat a fracture, right? You’d go to an orthopedist who is trained and licensed to do it. It’s the same with mental health and substance use addiction. These experts know what works and doesn’t and how to customize a treatment plan for your teen.

We get it. It’s scary, it’s confusing, and it’s heartbreaking. But you don’t have to walk this road alone.

Note: Maple Counseling charges a sliding fee of $25.

Education and Mental Health for Beverly Hills Teens

Key Healthcare highlights the significant impact high schools have on the development of young individuals in Beverly Hills. Understanding the connection between educational environments and their commitment to student mental wellness, we’ve compiled an extensive directory of notable high schools in the vicinity, such as Beverly Hills High SchoolMoreno High School, and Beverly Vista Middle School. These high schools don’t just ace academics – they also have your back with solid counseling and support. They’re part of the Beverly Hills Unified School District, ensuring every student thrives in every aspect of their lives.

Beverly Hills SchoolsCounseling Details
Beverly Hills High SchoolCounseling Information
Moreno High SchoolCounseling Information
Beverly Vista Middle SchoolCounseling Information

Moreover, the links included are solely for informational use and aim to help families find educational resources. Key Healthcare does not have any association with these schools.

Note: In curating our list of schools, we considered a wide array of factors—test scores, equity, feedback from parents, and the school curricula. Keep in mind that every teen is different.

Find Your Teenager's Fitness Flow in Beverly Hills

Teens in Beverly Hills aren’t just reading the books – they’re hitting the dance floor, the mat, and the gym. Whether your teen dreams of becoming the next dance sensation, a martial artist, or simply a healthier version of themselves, this city has everything.

Imagine your teen in a dance class, the music pulsing through their veins as they learn moves. It creates a restorative connection between mind and body. Or picture them in a martial arts dojo, each kick and punch boosting their confidence and strength.

Maybe they’re more into traditional fitness—no worries—there are gyms packed with equipment and classes to increase abstinent days.

This isn’t just about exercise; it’s about your teen discovering their hidden talents and pushing their limits. It’s about finding their tribe – a community of teens cheering each other on.

Physical activity is a powerful tool for teens’ mental and emotional well-being. It helps manage stress, boosts mood, and improves sleep. It also teaches valuable life skills like perseverance.

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Beverly Hills Dance Studiobeverlyhillsdancestudio.com
Arthur Murray Beverly Hillsarthurmurraybeverlyhills.com
The Academy Beverly Hillstheacademybeverlyhills.com

What is Teen Residential Treatment?

Imagine a place that’s like a safety net for teens aged 13 to 17, a place where support and care are available around the clock. This is what we offer at Key Healthcare in Beverly Hills, California – a teen residential treatment center. Think of it more like a life-changing journey rather than just a treatment facility.

Here, each teen steps into a world tailored just for them. It’s not one-size-fits-all; it’s their unique path to tackle the challenges that might feel too big (right now). Whether battling overwhelming feelings or needing a hand to hold as you find your way back to strength, this place is designed to guide you there.

We’re not just about providing care but about lighting the path to a brighter, healthier future. A future where every teen can tap into their full potential and embrace a life that’s not just about surviving but thriving. Welcome to a journey of transformation right here at Key Healthcare

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Our programs help treat a variety of adolescent mental health conditions.

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We utilize various evidence-based therapies to treat your teen’s condition.

Key Healthcare Teen Treatment Program - Comprehensive Care for Adolescents in a Supportive Environment


We accept most private health insurance plans.

Beverly Hills California Teen Residential Treatment FAQ’s

In what ways does Key Healthcare include families in their Beverly Hills teen residential treatment program?
At Key Healthcare, we bring families into the heart of our Beverly Hills teen residential treatment. It's a blend of family therapy, parent education, and supportive communities. Every step is about connection — keeping families informed, involved, and integral to their teen's journey. Together, we're building a foundation for their teen's successful recovery.
In what ways can Key Healthcare help parents dealing with their teenager's difficulties?
At Key Healthcare, we understand the complexities of teenage struggles and offer a suite of supportive services for families. This includes family counseling, parent education workshops, consistent feedback on your teen's development, and referrals to peer support groups. Our goal is to empower families with knowledge and resources to create a positive and nurturing environment at home.
What post-treatment support services are available for Beverly Hills teens completing Key Healthcare’s program?
At Key Healthcare, our commitment to recovery extends beyond residential treatment. We offer a Teen Extended Care program that includes a sober living environment tailored to help Beverly Hills adolescents readjust to everyday life. Additionally, our family counseling services and extensive network of local resources provide a robust support system for continuous healing and growth.
What is the average cost of a residential treatment program for teens living in Beverly Hills, and are there any financial assistance options available?
The cost for our Beverly Hills teen residential treatment programs at Key Healthcare typically fluctuates based on program length, type of services, and other variables. We offer several financial support options like insurance, scholarships, and flexible payment plans to aid families with expenses. Check your insurance eligibility on our website.
What is the procedure for getting my teenager admitted to Key Healthcare’s residential treatment center?
Contact us for a private conversation with our admissions team, or explore our admissions process. If our facility doesn't align with your needs, we are ready to suggest various reputable resources in Beverly Hills, California.
What insurance is accepted at Key Healthcare for residential treatment of teens in the Beverly Hills area?
Our center welcomes many PPO insurance providers for teen residential treatment. This includes but is not limited to Humana One, Cigna, Aetna, Anthem, Blue Cross BlueShield, Health Net, and Value Options. Confirm your plan's compatibility through our online insurance verification.
Is there a specialized approach for treating 15-year-old boy with issues like substance abuse, behavioral problems, or mental health concerns?
Yes, we offer individualized treatment plans. For a 15-year-old boy in our care, his treatment program will be specially developed to address his particular needs.
What's the usual stay time for a 14-year-old girl in Beverly Hills, California, in residential treatment?
The length of stay doesn't really change with age. For a 14-year-old, whether she's a girl, boy, or identifies otherwise, it usually ranges from 45 to 60 days. The exact time depends on her unique needs and the program she's in.
How does the teen residential treatment program cater to the needs of 14-year-olds from the LGBTQ+ community?
We provide individualized programs for our LGBTQ+ young clients, just as we do for teens of other ages and identities, focusing on their specific needs.
How do 16-year-old girls get admitted to your residential treatment program?
Admission for a 16-year-old girl follows the same steps as for a 16-year-old boy or an LGBTQ+ teenager. You can learn more about these steps on our admissions process here..
My teenager is out of control. Where can I seek help?
If you're struggling with an unruly teen, our residential treatment for teens might be what you need. Get in touch to learn more.
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