Residential Treatment Centers (RTCs)

What Is a Residential Treatment Center?

A residential treatment center (RTC), also called a residential treatment facility, residential program, or rehab center, is a place where youths can experience 24-hour care, pursuing therapy away from the stress of their home environment.

What To Know About Residential Treatment Centers (RTCs)

Age Range Served

adolescents, teens, and young adults ages 9-28

Genders Served

male, female, non-binary, LGBTQ+

Treated

mental health and substance use issues

Average Length of Treatment

90 days to 6 months

What are my payment options?

In-Network

Our in-network insurance options allow for seamless access to our services without having to worry about additional expenses.

Self Pay

We accept a variety of payment options, including cash, credit, check, and direct deposit, to provide you with the flexibility and convenience you need when investing in your teen or young adult’s mental health treatment.

Out of Network

For out-of-network coverage, our team is equipped to help with navigating the paperwork and reimbursement process. We also offer single-case agreements.

How Will an RTC Help My Child?

Adolescents, teens, and young adults in our residential programs have seen a:

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Decrease in Anxiety

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Decrease in Depression

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Increase in Well Being
Teen who went to a Residential Treatment Center with Canine Therapy at Embark Behavioral Health.

“I love the relationships I made and the skills I learned that I can use later in life. I love the staff and how supportive they are, the therapy and getting the help I needed and wanted, and the overall change.”

- RTC Testimonial

What’s A Day at a Residential Program Like?

Where Are Your Residential Programs?

Our residential treatment facilities can be found across the country and provide the perfect 24-hour care environment for adolescents, teens, and young adults to overcome difficult mental health challenges.

What Are the Details of Residential Treatment?

Residential Treatment Services

Our residential programs offer a variety of services to adolescents, teens, and young adults to overcome challenges like eating disorders, trauma, and depression. We offer:

Conditions Our RTCs Treat

Our residential treatment centers for mental health provide 24-hour, intensive, and supervised care, and treatment for a wide range of issues including behavioral issues and mental disorders including:

Therapies Offered

Our residential treatment facilities offer many therapies and treatments that can help adolescent, teen, and young adult youths overcome mental health issues, including:

Residential Treatment Services

Our residential programs offer a variety of services to adolescents, teens, and young adults to overcome challenges like eating disorders, trauma, and depression. We offer:

Conditions Our RTCs Treat

Our residential treatment centers for mental health provide 24-hour, intensive, and supervised care, and treatment for a wide range of issues including behavioral issues and mental disorders including:

Therapies Offered

Our residential treatment facilities offer many therapies and treatments that can help adolescent, teen, and young adult youths overcome mental health issues, including:

Who Will My Child be Working With?

Our team of healing residential therapists provides professional, compassionate, and individualized mental health treatment for adolescents, teens, and young adults by utilizing trauma-informed techniques.

When is Residential Treatment Necessary?

While there are specific disorders, such as eating disorders, that warrant a stay in an RTC, other factors may also call for this level of care, including:

  1. Educational needs that a less-restrictive setting cannot meet.
  2. Lack of adequate support at home.
  3. Needing intensive treatment after receiving inpatient mental health care.
  4. Safety issues.
  5. Unsuccessful outpatient treatments.

What if My Child Needs a Different Level of Care?

Step Down With Therapeutic Boarding School

A therapeutic boarding school is a tuition-based treatment center that combines education and therapy for troubled teenagers who may be dealing with behavioral issues, emotional or psychological disorders.

Residential Treatment

Residential treatment centers provide healing, nurturing 24-hour care for adolescents, teens, and young adults overcoming difficult mental health challenges.

Step Up With Transitional Living

Transitional living programs are places for young people to move after completing a residential treatment program. Typically, your teen or young adult child will stay in a program like this for about six to eighteen months.

LBGTQ+ teen and young adult at a residential treatment center.

What if a Residential Treatment Center Isn't the Right Fit?

If a residential treatment center doesn’t sound like the right fit for your son, daughter, or LGBTQ+ child , Embark offers a variety of treatment options including outpatient treatment, transitional living programs, and therapeutic boarding schools throughout the United States.

What Our Clients Say About Us!

FAQs

Still Wondering if Residential Treatment is Right for Your Child?

The best way to figure out if residential treatment is right for your child and family is to talk with one of our mental health professionals.

Admissions counselor for residential treatment centers and outpatient clinics at Embark Behavioral Health.