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Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center provides quality mental health care and education services for children and adolescents, ages 5–17 who are experiencing behavioral, emotional, educational, family and social challenges.
Residential Treatment

Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center is a Residential Treatment Center for children and adolescents, ages 5–17.

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Education

Education is an integral part of the total treatment plan at Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center. Students who meet admission criteria are immediately enrolled in the education program.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Visit our FAQ page to find answers to common questions regarding admissions, treatment, our visitation policies and more. If you have any further questions, call us at 941-792-2222.

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Evaluations and Referrals

Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center accepts referrals from parents and family members, professionals, schools, physicians and providers from the community, both in state and out of state.

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Programs & Services

Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center offers intensive residential psychiatric services for children and adolescents including behavioral, emotional and psychiatric interventions. Our treatment philosophy is based on trauma-informed care principles and offers distinct progressive phases of care.
Treatment services include individual, family, group, certified behavior analyst services, peer/community groups, therapeutic drumming (DrumMagic) and expressive therapies, each individualized to the specific child’s strengths and needs. Psychiatric, medical and nursing care is delivered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with face-to-face contact with the child’s psychiatrist weekly.

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At Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center we also provide on-site academic instruction for our children with highly qualified, certified teachers. Educational assessments are conducted upon admission to tailor the material and teaching methods to each child’s specific needs. This educational experience is enhanced through computer-based curriculum and credits offered are transferrable to the child’s home school after treatment is complete.

Education is an integral part of the total treatment plan at Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center. Students, who meet admission criteria, are immediately enrolled in the education program. Each teacher is Exceptional Student Education (ESE) certified in their core content areas under the Florida Department of Education.

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Patient Stories

The Joint Commission Accreditation
Licensing & Accreditation

The Joint Commission’s gold seal of approval on our website shows that we have demonstrated compliance to the most stringent standards of performance, and we take pride in our accreditation.

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Meet our Team

Get to know the team of dedicated professionals who work to ensure each patient treated at Palm Shores Behavioral Health, and their families, receive and optimal experience.

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Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention
Partnerships

As a proud supporter of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center provides education and resources to the communities we serve.

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Patient Satisfaction

At Palm Shores Behavioral Health center, the primary purpose of our mission is to provide quality service to those who have been entrusted to our care. We take pride in our high patient satisfaction metrics.

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Suicide Prevention Efforts at Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center

Palm Shores Behavioral Health Center

1324 37th Ave East, Bradenton, FL 34208