Psychiatric Treatment for LGBTQ Adults and Teens

The evidence-based residential mental health treatment program at Skyland Trail helps LGBTQ teens ages 14 to 17 and adults ages 18+ who are struggling with depression, anxiety disorders, and bipolar disorders. Skyland Trail is an effective and welcoming environment for LGBTQ adults and teens – including cisgender, transgender, agender, genderqueer, gender nonbinary, and gender questioning individuals – who are experiencing mental illness.

Our clinical team receives training on supporting LGBTQ individuals and helps each patient identify the best strategies for living a life true to their values, staying healthy, and achieving identified goals. Those strategies include an individualized mix of medications, stress management, cognitive and behavioral skills building, nutrition and healthy living education, and social skills development.

Our staff psychiatrists are comfortable and have experience managing medications and conducting psychotherapy with individuals who are also taking hormone therapy. Our weekly schedule includes a group specifically for LGBTQ adult clients. All staff members are comfortable and practiced at using a client's pronoun and name of choice throughout treatment.

We’ve also taken steps to make our facilities more welcoming, like offering all-gender restrooms. Adult and teen clients reside in private patient rooms with adjoining private bathrooms.

 

Adult Program Fees

Adult Residential Program: $33,000 per month

Adult Day Treatment Program: $12,000 per month

Most adult clients participate in the residential level of care for about 4 to 8 weeks before stepping down to the day treatment program. Our residential treatment program is in-network with many plans offered by Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Magellan, Optum/United Behavioral Health/Oscar Health, and Humana Military / TRICARE East*. Families may be able to use out-of-network benefits to cover a portion of treatment costs. Our day treatment and intensive outpatient programs are in-network with a number of private insurance companies. Medicare and Medicaid do not cover our services at any level of care. Financial aid is available to cover a portion of program costs for eligible families.

*TRICARE plans in-network for adult residential treatment for adults ages 18-20 only.

Adolescent Program Fees

The adolescent residential treatment program at Skyland Trail is in-network with many plans offered by Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield/Anthem, Cigna, Magellan Optum/United Behavioral Health/Oscar Health, and Humana Military / TRICARE East. Families with non-contracted private insurance plans may be able to use out-of-network benefits to receive reimbursement for a portion of program costs. Medicare and Medicaid do not cover our services at any level. Financial aid is available to families who demonstrate financial need. Please contact us to speak to a financial counselor about program fees and your overall financial responsibility.

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