Loma Linda University Behavioral Health expands adolescent intensive outpatient program in Murrieta

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Loma Linda University Behavioral Health – Murrieta expanded its services in June with the opening of an adolescent intensive outpatient program and outpatient therapy services for children, adolescents, adults and families. Valley News/Courtesy photo

MURRIETA – Loma Linda University Behavioral Health – Murrieta expanded its services in June with the opening of an adolescent intensive outpatient program and outpatient therapy services for children, adolescents, adults and families.

“Our programs have brought healing to our Redlands community, and we’re excited to bring that same hope to those in the Murrieta community,” Glenn Scott, LCSW, director of Loma Linda University Behavioral Health’s Youth Partial Hospital Program, said. “We’re deeply thankful for the generous giving by the McMillen Family Foundation to make this expansion a reality.”

Loma Linda University Behavioral Health’s mission places a strong emphasis on treating the entire family with the goals of restoring a sense of hope, bringing courage and resiliency to the family unit and providing a treatment plan based on each individual’s specific needs.

Loma Linda University Behavioral Health is also expanding its outpatient behavioral health services, including child therapy and play therapy and individual adult and family therapy.

The intensive outpatient program provides therapeutic care to patients from ages 13 to 17 for three hours a day, three times a week. The outpatient therapy services offer treatment starting at one hour per week.

Individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma and other emotional stressors are welcome to call the Loma Linda University Behavioral Health – Murrieta to schedule an appointment.

At this time, services are only available through online video visits. For more information, visit the Loma Linda University Behavioral Health – Murrieta at https://murrieta.lluh.org/services/behavioral-health.

Loma Linda University Medical Center brought its renowned commitment for premier health services to a new, state-of-the-art hospital in Murrieta. LLUMC – Murrieta serves southern California’s southwest Riverside County, including the communities of Murrieta, Temecula, Menifee, Canyon Lake, Wildomar and Lake Elsinore.

With 1,048 beds, Loma Linda University Health offers over 100 academic programs and provides quality health care to 1.5 million outpatients and 40,000 inpatients each year. A Seventh-day Adventist organization, LLUH is a faith-based health system with a mission “to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ.”

Submitted by Loma Linda University Medical Center – Murrieta.