TEEN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER IN CALIFORNIA

At Mission Prep, we are committed to providing comprehensive residential mental health services for teens in California. Our tailored programs focus on individualized care, experiential therapy, and family involvement to support the unique needs of each teenager.

TEEN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER IN CALIFORNIA

At Mission Prep, we are committed to providing comprehensive residential mental health services for teens in California. Our tailored programs, located in San Juan Capistrano, focus on individualized care, experiential therapy, and family involvement to support the unique needs of each teenager.

CALIFORNIA

Mission Prep takes a holistic approach to teen mental health, recognizing that each individual is unique and requires personalized care. The organization is guided by the belief that mental wellness is achievable through a combination of therapeutic interventions, educational support, and community engagement. By addressing the multifaceted aspects of life, Mission Prep aims to foster resilience and empower teens to navigate the challenges of adolescence successfully.

ABOUT OUR ADOLESCENT RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT CENTER IN CALIFORNIA

Our residential treatment center is designed to provide a safe environment where teens can receive the support and guidance they need to thrive. With a  range of programs and services tailored to meet the diverse needs of each individual, we are dedicated to empowering teens to overcome obstacles and build a foundation for a brighter future.

Here’s how Mission Prep is redefining adolescent mental health treatment in California and beyond:

  • Gender-Specific Housing: We provide gender-specific and gender-inclusive housing to create a safe and affirming environment for all teens.
  • Transportation Services: We offer transportation for clients as needed/requested for intake and discharge. Guardians may use LAX or Long Beach Airport.
  • Hospital Affiliations: We collaborate with reputable hospitals, including Del Amo Hospital, Aliso Ridge Behavioral Health, and UCI Psychiatric Hospital.
  • 6-Bed Houses: Double occupancy with personal space. Teens can bring a cell phone, charger, and instruments like guitars.

OUR RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM DETAILS

At our mental health center in California, Mission Prep provides a range of specialized activities and services to address the diverse needs of teenagers struggling with mental health issues.

SPECIALIZED GROUPS

Specialized groups include biweekly family programming sessions, weekly Rock to Recovery sessions, Nutrition sessions, and Yoga classes. Additionally, we provide weekly Gardening Group sessions. We also have a full-time art therapist, who offers group and individual sessions.

EXPERIENTIAL OUTINGS

We offer bi-weekly surf therapy sessions, monthly skateboarding groups, and frequent experiential outings throughout the week. Additionally, clients have the opportunity to participate in 1-2 client choice outings weekly, which may include activities such as movies, go-karting, beach trips, or visits to the arcade.

EXERCISE AND WELLNESS

We prioritizes the physical well-being of our clients through a structured fitness program. We offer 1-2 sessions of personal training and boxing each week, a weekly yoga class, and daily access to our in-house gym under supervision during non-programming hours.

THERAPY SERVICES

We provide 2 individual therapy sessions, 1 family therapy session. and 2 clinical mentor sessions per week. For those with an interest in art therapy, 1 individual session per week is available if clinically appropriate. Furthermore, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is offered.

OUR HOMES

SUNNYFIELD

MARTINGALE

TOUR OUR RESIDENTIAL MENTAL HEALTH FACILITIES IN CALIFORNIA

From the welcoming common areas to the cozy bedrooms, see firsthand the warmth and support that define our California inpatient mental health facilities. Join us as we guide you through the heart of Mission Prep, showcasing the thoughtful spaces and amenities that form the backdrop for transformative experiences.

EXPLORE OUTPATIENT TREATMENT OPTIONS

Embark on a journey of mental health support with Mission Connection, our esteemed sister company. Through a range of outpatient options, Mission Connection provides flexible and accessible care tailored to the unique needs of individuals and families seeking mental health services.

COMMON CONDITIONS WE TREAT

At Mission Prep, our commitment to mental health extends to a diverse range of conditions that teens may encounter. With a focus on individualized care, our team employs evidence-based practices and therapeutic modalities to address each unique challenge. Whether it’s supporting individuals through the complexities of mood disorders or guiding them on a path to recovery from trauma, Mission Prep is here to help at our adolescent residential treatment center in California.

ANXIETY

Whether it's social anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, or other related conditions, our team is dedicated to empowering teens to manage their anxiety, build resilience, and cultivate the necessary long-term tools.

DEPRESSION

Through a combination of therapy and holistic interventions, we work collaboratively with teens to address the underlying causes of depression and develop coping strategies for managing symptoms.

MOOD AND THOUGHT DISORDERS

At Mission Prep, we recognize the profound challenges that teens facing mood and thought disorders encounter on a daily basis. We treat mood disorders from bipolar disorder to schizophrenia and beyond.

TRAUMA AND PTSD

Whether the trauma stems from abuse, neglect, or other adverse experiences, Mission Prep provides a safe and supportive environment for teens to process their emotions and develop coping mechanisms.

TECHNOLOGY DEPENDENCE

Technology dependence has emerged as a significant concern for teen mental health. Mission Prep guides teens to foster a balanced relationship with technology navigate the digital landscape responsibly.

ACADEMIC AND SOCIAL CHALLENGES

Whether grappling with academic stress, peer relationships, or a combination of both, we empower teens to thrive, laying the foundation for a successful and fulfilling future.

HOW WE ENSURE SUPPORT AND ACCESSIBILITY

Our program includes a bi-weekly tailored family program, family support group every Wednesday, and Sunday visits deemed medically, clinically, or legally necessary. At our California inpatient mental health facility, we also ensure support and accessibility through:

  • Staff Availability: Our dedicated team includes a Program Manager, Family Therapist, Case Manager, and Experiential Supervisor, ensuring support and communication with parents/guardians.
  • Phone Calls: Approved contacts can receive 10-minute daily calls from the house line during non-programming times.
  • Cell Phone and Laptop Usage: Allowed under supervision during appropriate sessions and specialized Tech Time clinical groups.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Nicotine patches and gum are accessible at Mission Prep’s residential mental health facilities, contingent upon approval from a provider.

Supplements are only permitted if deemed medically necessary and approved by a psychiatrist through a medical order at Mission Prep.

Psych testing is provided when clinically appropriate. Assessment takes place by a clinical professional after admission.