Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 10/09/2020

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Little Creek Behavioral Health to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Little Creek Behavioral Health.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Preferred Adolescent Bipolar Disorder Treatment Center

Little Creek Behavioral Health offers comprehensive bipolar disorder treatment for children and adolescents ages 12-18. Features of care at our bipolar disorder treatment center in Conway, Arkansas, include personalized residential programming and specialized services for young people who are deaf or hard of hearing. 

Learn About Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Important facts about treatment for bipolar disorder at Little Creek Behavioral Health in Conway, AR

Bipolar disorder is a complex mental health concern that can have a profound negative effect on the lives of children and adolescents. The impact of bipolar disorder can vary widely depending on a variety of factors, such as the young person’s age and developmental level, as well as what type of bipolar disorder they have developed.  

For these reasons, children and adolescents who have bipolar disorder need effective professional care from a provider who can offer both comprehensive services and personalized treatment. When a young person enters treatment at Little Creek Behavioral Health, that’s exactly what they will receive. 

Treatment for bipolar disorder at our center in Conway, Arkansas, is a highly customized experience that includes a wide variety of therapeutic activities and support services. Following a thorough assessment, each child and adolescent receives a personalized plan to guide their treatment while they are in our care. 

Treatment for bipolar disorder at Little Creek consists of an array of research-based, evidence-supported interventions, all of which are provided by experienced professionals within a structured and highly supportive environment. With our help, children and adolescents who take part in long-term residential treatment for bipolar disorder at Little Creek can make sustained progress toward improved health and a much brighter future. 

Why Consider Treatment

Why consider getting treatment for bipolar disorder at Little Creek Behavioral Health in Conway, AR

Children and adolescents who need, but who do not receive, effective professional treatment for bipolar disorder may be at increased risk for considerable damage in all aspects of their lives. Untreated bipolar disorder can negatively impact a young person’s physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being.  

The characteristics of bipolar disorder can make it difficult for a child or adolescent to make appropriate progress in school. It can also undermine a young person’s efforts to form and maintain healthy relationships with peers. Academic setbacks and poor socialization can, in turn, compromise the young person’s ability to get and keep a job later in life. This can cause considerable social and financial distress.  

The behaviors that are often symptomatic of bipolar disorder can put young people at risk for physical harm as well as arrest. Untreated bipolar disorder is also, unfortunately, associated with an elevated risk of suicidal thoughts and actions. 

It is no exaggeration to note that untreated bipolar disorder can have a devastating impact on a young person’s life. But when children and adolescents receive effective professional treatment for bipolar disorder, they can experience considerable improvements in both the substance and quality of their lives. When children and adolescents take part in long-term residential treatment for bipolar disorder at Little Creek Behavioral Health in Conway, Arkansas, they can learn to manage their symptoms, regain control of their thoughts and behaviors, and engage in a healthier and more productive lifestyle.  

Little Creek Behavioral Health is a safe and supportive place where children and adolescents can heal from any damage they have already experienced as a result of their struggles with bipolar disorder. At the same time, they can begin to develop the skills and strategies that will empower them to avoid future harm and live a much more satisfying life. 

Types of Bipolar Disorder Treatment at Little Creek

Types of treatment for bipolar disorder at Little Creek Behavioral Health in Conway, AR

At Little Creek Behavioral Health, we know that children and adolescents are at particular stages in their development, which affects the way they experience the symptoms of bipolar disorder. We provide age-appropriate care in an environment that allows them to feel safe and supported throughout the treatment process. 

Understanding each child’s or adolescent’s unique situation is essential to creating a personalized treatment plan that includes the therapies and modalities that are most beneficial to their recovery. Before any adolescent starts treatment for bipolar disorder at our facility in Conway, Arkansas, our caring and compassionate team will work very closely with them to conduct a comprehensive assessment to identify the barriers that may have kept them from succeeding in school, in their social life, and within their community. 

This assessment will help our team develop an individualized treatment plan that may include the following elements: 

  • Basic medical care 
  • Medication management services 
  • Individual therapy 
  • Group therapy 
  • Experiential therapy 
  • Family therapy 

We offer specialized treatment for young people who are struggling with bipolar disorder, including a track specifically designed for children and adolescents who are deaf or hard of hearing. The specially trained staff at Little Creek Behavioral Health integrates evidence-based principles into our programming so that each adolescent who comes to us for care achieves the best outcome possible. 

When a young person receives care at our facility in Conway, Arkansas, they may engage in various treatment modalities to help them through their healing journey, such as trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR). 

Our goal is to help the children and adolescents who come through our doors learn to manage the symptoms they are living with so that they experience renewed hope for the future.

Continuing Care for Bipolar Disorder Treatment

Continuing care options for bipolar disorder treatment 

The symptoms of bipolar disorder can keep a child or adolescent from living the most fulfilling life they can. Seeking professional treatment can be a crucial first step on a young person’s path toward building a foundation for lasting health and wellness. 

We want each young person who comes to Little Creek Behavioral Health to succeed well beyond their time in treatment with us. That’s why we take great care to prepare every child or adolescent to continue their progress long after they’ve transitioned out of our care.  

We work with each adolescent’s therapist, case manager, and/or referral source to create a detailed discharge plan that outlines the resources they’ll need once they leave our facility in Conway, Arkansas. This will include recommendations for appropriate continuing care options, such as community-based services, professional referrals, step-down care, or other services that might help in the weeks, months, and years that follow. 

As with all elements of a young person’s treatment for bipolar disorder at Little Creek Behavioral Health, our team fully personalizes every discharge plan to address each child’s or adolescent’s specific needs and recovery goals. 

From the day a young person enters our facility in ConwayArkansas, until long after they’ve returned home, we want Little Creek Behavioral Health to be a source of information, guidance, and continued support as they pursue successful long-term health and wellness. 

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