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A Princeton House Behavioral Health outpatient service that provided care for thousands of adolescent girls since its launch five years ago is now open to all genders. The service, located in Princeton, New Jersey has always specialized in the needs of adolescents dealing with trauma, emotional dysregulation, and emotional eating.

Princeton House Behavioral Health offers treatment services for individuals aged 13 to 17 who are having trouble functioning at school, at home, or with peers as a result of emotional or behavioral problems, addiction, or both. Care is available at the partial hospital (six hours a day, five days per week) and intensive outpatient (three hours a day, three days per week) levels at Princeton House locations in Hamilton, Moorestown, North Brunswick, and Princeton.

In Princeton, the program offers treatment methods specifically tailored to the needs of youth through the use of adolescent Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), which focuses on improving the management of emotions and decreasing impulsive behaviors such as self-harm and Emotional Eating, a track designed for adolescents with disordered eating patterns and mood disorders (available exclusively at the Princeton outpatient site). Other Princeton House locations offer specialty programming for adolescents with psychiatric or psychiatric and addiction disorder diagnoses.

Princeton House Behavioral Health, a division of Penn Medicine Princeton Health, is a leading provider organization of highly skilled and compassionate behavioral health care. The organization offers relief at times when life becomes clouded by mental illness, emotional difficulties, or addiction. With both inpatient and outpatient care options, Princeton House Behavioral Health offers treatment programs that are customized to meet the needs of children, adolescents, young adults, adults, and older adults, along with specialized programs for men and women. 

Penn Medicine Princeton Health is one of the most comprehensive health care systems in New Jersey, providing acute care hospital services through Princeton Medical Center; behavioral health care through Princeton House Behavioral Health; in-home nursing, rehabilitation and hospice care; primary and specialty care through Princeton Medicine Physicians; and ambulatory surgery and wellness services. 

This was reported by Penn Medicine Princeton Health on July 23, 2019. 

Contact information: Princeton House Behavioral Health, 905 Herrontown Road, Princeton, New Jersey 08540; 609-497-3300; Website: www.princetonhcs.org 

Contact information: Andrew Williams, Marketing & Public Affairs Coordinator, Penn Medicine Princeton Health, One Plainsboro Road, Princeton, New Jersey 08536; 609-252-8785; Email: andrew.williams3@pennmedicine.upenn.edu; Website: www.princetonhcs.org


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