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Child & Adolescent Behavioral Services

The area’s only comprehensive center that provides psychiatric services for children and adolescents (ages 2-17) with emotional and behavioral problems.

As a part of your child’s treatment, our primary goal is to provide a safe, therapeutic environment at all times. Halifax Health – Behavioral Services team works to establish healthy behavior by working with the child to learn new skills, socially and emotionally, and then by reinforcing positive feedback and encouragement for a smoother transition back into the home, family, school and their community.

Halifax Health has a treatment philosophy that centers on four main concepts:

A Holistic View of Individuals

A holistic view starts with the process of self-knowledge. This process is the connection of mental and physical health and how they work together to achieve overall health and well being.

A Team Approach to Treatment

The interdisciplinary Treatment Team is at the core of the treatment program.  Patients are assessed by individual team members (i.e., physicians, nurses, social workers, recreation therapists, etc.) who then coordinate treatment with families planning, goal setting and treatment implementation with each patient.  Team members have input into the treatment planning process and individualize it to the children and adolescents in the program.

Eclectic Treatment

Treatment is individualized and various interventions are utilized to assure the most positive results.

Patient and Family Involvement

Patients and families are provided with many opportunities to give their input and opinion as the most important member of the treatment team. They are strongly encouraged to take active role in the treatment.

Community Action Team

Our Community Action Team provides comprehensive, intensive community-based treatment to families with young children and young adults, ages 11-21, who are at risk of out of-home placement due to a mental health condition, co-occurring disorder or related complex issues for whom traditional services have not been adequate.

To schedule an appointment with our team, please call 386.425.3900 and ask for Tyler Powell.

Parenting Classes

Tuesday – 5:30-6:30 pm    
As a courtesy to attendees, no one will be admitted after 5:30pm when session begins.

Six consecutive sessions are provided. Sessions are on rotation and when you have finished your 6th session, and present receipts for attending, you will be given a certificate of completion. Child care is not provided and children cannot be left in the lobby unattended.

Suicide Prevention

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255): Suicide hotline, 24/7 free and confidential, nationwide network of crisis center.

**Attention Law Enforcement Officers and Families**

Beginning Monday March 7, 2022 Halifax Health Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services at 841 Jimmy Ann Drive, Daytona Beach will expand our weekday Intake/Screening Department hours for Psychiatric Emergencies and Baker Acts. 

Our new hours will be Monday through Friday 8am-10:45pm.  

To contact Halifax Health Children and Adolescent Behavioral Services directly, please call 386.425.3900.

After 11 pm and on weekends,  psychiatric emergencies and Baker Acts must be taken to the emergency department at Halifax Health Medical Center 303 Clyde Morris Blvd in Daytona Beach. 

Halifax Health – Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services has expanded our weekday intake/screening hours for psychiatric emergencies and Baker Acts beginning Monday March 7, 2022 to Monday-Friday 8am-10:45pm. 

After hours and weekend psychiatric emergencies and Baker Acts will be screened through the Pediatric Emergency Department at Halifax Health Medical Center, 303 Clyde Morris Blvd in Daytona Beach. 

To contact Halifax Health Medical Center directly, please call 386.425.4000.