Services at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital  

Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient Program

teenage girl  

Our Adolescent Psychiatric Inpatient Treatment Program at Wendy Paine O'Brien Center in Scottsdale, Ariz., is dedicated to providing a safe, accountable and culturally sensitive structured environment for stabilization.

The program, serving teens ages 13 to 17, uses rewards, consequences and education to develop a well-rounded, unique individual who is a valued family and community member.

Adolescent programs and services:

  • Daily goal-setting
  • Life skills and building self esteem
  • Anger management
  • Human growth and development
  • Structured recreation therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Weekly diagnostic review with a registered nurse
  • Daily chemical dependency/substance abuse education
  • Group therapy facilitated by a master's-level therapist
  • Daily family visitation


Banner Behavioral Health Hospital
Wendy Paine O'Brien Treatment Center for Adolescents
7575 E. Earll Dr., Scottsdale, AZ, 85251

Adolescent Service Director:
Lauro Amezcua-Patino, MD, FAPA
Diplomate - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Added Qualifications in Adolescent and Addiction Psychiatry

Banner Behavioral Health Hospital
7575 E. Earll Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

For general information, please call (480) 448-7500.

For appointments only, please call (602) 254-4357
or toll-free in Arizona at (800) 254-4357.
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