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New outpatient behavioral center, focused on treating children and adolescents, set to open in Solon

Posted at 2:02 PM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 14:02:26-04

SOLON, Ohio — Changes, a new outpatient center focused on primarily serving children and adolescents, will open in Solon on Sept. 3 as part of a collaboration between Highland Springs and University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital.

The state-of-the-art facility, 34125 Solon Road, will provide partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs to treat children and adolescents for mental health and substance abuse.

“This newly renovated facility will allow University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s providers to combine dialectical, cognitive, music, art and recreational therapies plus yoga, with medication management to help children and teens address mental health conditions and substance abuse disorders,” said Patti DePompei, President, UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s and MacDonald Women’s hospitals in a news release.

The facility will provide the following services:

  • Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Treatment Programs
  • Individualized treatment and aftercare plans
  • Comprehensive psychiatric evaluations
  • Medication management and monitoring
  • Group therapy and education
  • Family support and education
  • Integration of academics in daytime programming
  • Collaboration and discharge planning with area schools and provider

Changes will treat adolescents with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, ADHD, substance abuse issues and other common mental health concerns.

“We know our collaboration with University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s can help us do more to help prevent this epidemic from needlessly taking so many of our children’s lives,” said Highland Springs Chief Executive Officer, Matt Winchester in a news release.

The facility will include peaceful accommodations with therapy rooms, a modern lunchroom, classrooms and meeting spaces.

Once it's officially open, Changes will be open Monday through Friday, with telephones services available 24/7.