Compassionate Inpatient Pediatric Behavioral Care

Welcome to Northern Light Behavioral Health's Inpatient Pediatric Behavioral Care, a place of healing, safety, and hope for young individuals facing acute mental health challenges. Our commitment is to provide the highest level of care in a secure and supportive environment right here in Maine.


A Place of Healing

At our Inpatient Pediatric Behavioral Care unit, we understand the importance of creating an environment where youth can find solace and support during their journey toward healing. Our facility is thoughtfully designed to offer a warm, caring, and developmentally appropriate space for youth to thrive.

Expert Multidisciplinary Team

We believe in a comprehensive approach to healing, which is why our unit is staffed by a skilled and compassionate multidisciplinary team. Our team includes experienced clinicians, therapists, nurses, and other specialists who are dedicated to providing personalized care to every young person in our care.

Support for Families

We recognize that a child's wellbeing is intricately linked to the support of their family, guardians, and loved ones. Our team collaborates closely with families to ensure that the treatment plan aligns with the individual needs of each child. We also partner with schools to ensure a seamless transition back to the community.

Empowering Through Education

We understand that navigating the challenges of mental health can be daunting. To ease any concerns and provide a transparent view of our unit, we invite you to watch our informative video. This video offers insights into what a young person can expect when entering our Pediatric Inpatient Unit and how we tailor our care to their unique needs.

Your Questions, Our Answers

We are here to support you every step of the way. If you have questions, concerns, or would like to know more about our Inpatient Pediatric Behavioral Care, please don't hesitate to reach out to our dedicated team at 1-800-640-1211 or 207-973-6100. Your wellbeing is our priority, and we are committed to helping you and your loved ones find the path to healing and hope.

In January 2024, Acadia Hospital opened its new, state-of-the-art pediatric inpatient wing, known as the Katahdin Building. From private patient rooms to better ensure privacy and safety to modern occupational therapy spaces, bright and cheerful social and therapeutic areas and more, the new facility utilizes modern design elements to further enhance the outstanding behavioral healthcare Acadia Hospital provides and offers a safe, therapeutic environment for children, adolescents, and our staff. 

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