UMC Health System and Texas Tech University partner to bring the children of the region a special facet of care. The Children’s Behavioral Health Clinic offers an innovative approach for providing affordable, high quality therapeutic services to children, adolescents, and their families.
The primary focus of the clinic is to support children, adolescents, and families during and following medical treatment. It is also home to a revolutionary treatment and research project designed to prevent post traumatic stress disorder and support recovery in children and adolescents by helping families address challenges related to medical trauma.
Services provided at The Children’s Behavioral Health Clinic include psychoeducation related to medical trauma; trauma-related assessment; support groups; coping with acute and chronic medical issues; management of depression and/or anxiety; dealing with physical and emotional trauma; grief and loss; family violence, and more. The clinic will also offer individual, couple, and family therapy on site, in addition to tele-therapy for those living outside of the greater Lubbock area.
UMC Health System is the leader in comprehensive health care delivery in West Texas and Eastern New Mexico. More than 300,000 patients a year have come to expect the dedication to service and the top-tier care UMC Health System provides. UMC Health System is operated by the Lubbock County Hospital District and opened in 1978.
Texas Tech University prides itself on being a major comprehensive research university that retains the sense of a smaller liberal arts institution. Although enrollment is over 30,000, Texas Tech students boast of one-on-one interaction with faculty and an environment that stresses student accomplishment above all else. Texas Tech is committed to enhancing the cultural and economic development of the state, nation, and the world.
This was reported by UMC Health System on July 23, 2019.
Contact information: UMC Health System, University Medical Center, 602 Indiana Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79415; 806-775-8200; Website: www.umchealthsystem.com
Contact information: Texas Tech University, 2500 Broadway, Lubbock, Texas, 79409; 806-742-2011; Website: www.ttu.edu