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A New Day Awaits

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Confidential, no-cost assessments
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A New Day Awaits

CALL: 713-995-0909

Confidential, no-cost assessments
offered 24 hours a day
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Latest Information on COVID-19 Precautions

Welcome to West Oaks Hospital

West Oaks Hospital has faithfully served Houston and the surrounding communities for over three decades. We are a fully accredited 160-bed acute care facility dedicated to the psychiatric care of children, adolescents and adults.

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Our Services

Our children’s mental health services are designed to help children ages 5 to 12 cope with emotional and behavioral problems that interfere with daily life.

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Our adolescent mental health services are specifically designed to enhance problem solving, communication skills and self-esteem in teens ages 13 to 17.

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We provide a diverse selection of treatment options for adults age 18 and older who suffer from a mental health disorder.

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Substance abuse treatment is intended to help adult patients go through the withdrawal process and develop the skills necessary for a lifestyle free of alcohol and drugs.

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Outpatient mental health services are offered for children, adolescents, and adults who are stable enough to live at home during treatment. Outpatient substance abuse programs for adults and adolescents are also available in select clinics.

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If you’re looking for an opportunity to build the career of your dreams and join a dedicated team of professionals, West Oaks Hospital is the place for you.

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Second Chances

The Second Chances Program is the only evidence-based social learning program in the Houston area for psychiatric patients with a chronic mental health
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Electroconvulsive Therapy

ECT can be a very effective method of treatment for severely depressed patients when medication and traditional therapy are proven ineffective.
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Licensing & Accreditation

West Oaks Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission, which helps monitor quality and care. Read more about this designation.
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Partnerships

West Oaks Hospital is a proud supporter of The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. Read more about our partnership.

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2 weeks ago

West Oaks Hospital

We invite you to join us at a Ribbon Cutting and Open House event for our Medication-Assisted Addiction Treatment Program at The Excel Center of Friendswood! Along with useful information, we will be offering door prizes, good food, and fun!

This event will be held at 111 E. Edgewood in Friendswood, TX. As lunch will be provided, please reserve your spot by Monday October 19 by emailing [email protected], or by calling 281-648-1200. We hope to see you there!
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2 weeks ago

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World Mental Health Day 2020 asks us to look at how we can better invest in our mental health, both globally and personally. With the realities of COVID-19 challenging many aspects of our lives and support systems, it is more important than ever to implement good self-care practices and reach out for help when you need it. Know that we are here for you and your loved ones, ready to provide the compassionate care you deserve. Call us any time at (713) 995-0909.
Learn more about how you can recognize World Mental Health Day from the World Health Organization (WHO) at bit.ly/WMHDInfo2020.
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3 weeks ago

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Depression may be more prevalent in adults, but children can also be affected by depression and those numbers are on the rise. Parents may not always know when to seek help for changes in their children's behavior, but screening tools can be the first step. Check out Mental Health America's Parent Screening Tool to see if it gives you insight you may share with your child's healthcare team: bit.ly/MHAParentScreeningTool.
#NationalDepressionScreeningDay
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3 weeks ago

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According to the National Institute of Mental Health, "Like many other illnesses, a number of factors may contribute to ADHD such as interactions between genes and environmental or non-genetic factors." If you want to learn more about the basics of ADHD so you can better help yourself or your child, visit bit.ly/ADHDbasics. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

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Today is Texas Influenza Awareness Day! Did you know that Texans can call 2-1-1 or visit 211Texas.org to find information on vaccine availability from local public health departments and other nearby non-profit organizations? Don't delay, get your flu shot today! ... See MoreSee Less

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4 weeks ago

West Oaks Hospital

We’re here for you. We stand for excellence and strive to be the provider of choice, providing superior quality care for each patient we are privileged to serve. As we continue to navigate the challenges presented by COVID-19, your health and safety remain our priority.
Please note that we have implemented extraordinary measures and additional protocols to help ensure a safe and clean environment for everyone who comes through our doors. We are actively monitoring and responding to all recommendations made by the CDC and our local Health Authority.
Thank you for entrusting your care to us. When you or your loved ones need services, know that we are here for you. For more information, visit bit.ly/wohCOVID19Update.
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4 weeks ago

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As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we remain proactive in keeping our patients and team members safe, including screening all individuals upon entering the facility. If you or a loved one are experiencing a mental health crisis, do not delay in seeking help. Call us 24/7 at (713) 995-0909. We are fully operational and ready to provide assessments and services. For more information, read our full Health Alert at bit.ly/wohCOVID19Update. And remember, we are here for you. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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While we do not know how this pandemic will ultimately impact the U.S., we do know that the number of suicides has increased over the past few months, as have calls to help lines," says Karen E. Johnson, Senior Vice President, Clinical Services, UHS Behavioral Health. Do you know someone who may need help? Reach out, direct them to a crisis line or to a behavioral health provider.
Suicide Prevention Help Lines:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline '1-800-273-TALK (8255)'
The Trevor Project for LGBTQ Youth at 1-866-488-7386
Veterans Crisis Line for Members of our U.S. Military at 1-800-273-8255 (and press 1)
#EndSuicide #SuicidePrevention #BeThe1
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1 month ago

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Many things can lead to a mental health crisis, but suicide is not exclusive to mental illness. Help us #breakthestigma by reaching out to those around you. If you or someone you know is suffering, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline '1-800-273-TALK (8255)' or 911 in the case of an emergency. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 month ago

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Adrion P., NPCT-3 Lead Tech, has been with UHS for 16 years and joined West Oaks in 2014 after relocating from Utah where he played college football. He says that he pursued a career with UHS because he wanted to help people. He works with the adult and adolescent boys population and shares that his favorite part of his job is, "being presented with new and exciting challenges daily." Adrion embodies a strong work ethic that has led him to be promoted to lead tech and achieving a Level 3 Nationally Certified Psychiatric Technician Certification. Coworkers say he is cordial, focused on patient care and a team player that is always willing to jump in and help wherever he is needed. Adrion is a true West Oaks Warrior! ... See MoreSee Less

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6500 Hornwood

Houston, TX 77074

Call: 713-995-0909

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Excel Center -
Katy

2900 Commercial

Center Blvd, Suite 102

Katy, TX 77494

Call: 281-647-0020

Directions

Excel Center -
Friendswood

111 E. Edgewood Drive

Friendswood, TX 77546

Call: 281-648-1200

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Hornwood
clinic

6612 Hornwood Drive

Suite E

Houston, TX 77074

Call: 713-774-0606

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