Mental health treatments for youth expanding at Rogers Memorial Hospital

Special to The Freeman

July 2, 2014

OCONOMOWOC Ė Rogers Memorial Hospital announced it is adding new mental health programs designed to help children and adolescents in southeastern Wisconsin.

Rogers-Oconomowoc is adding a partial hospitalization program designed to treat children and adolescents with moderate to severe obsessive compulsive disorder, OC-spectrum disorders and other anxiety disorders, according to a statement.

In West Allis, Rogersí program is growing with the addition of a general mental health partial hospitalization program for youth ages 13 to 18 with a primary diagnosis of anxiety or mood disorder, the statement said.

Both of these mental health programs meet six hours per day, five days a week and include intensive daily therapy utilizing evidence-based treatment components, the statement said.

Within the next few months, Rogers will expand the child and adolescent day treatment program in Kenosha. Itís also planning to open another adolescent mental health partial hospitalization program, along with a child and adolescent OCD intensive outpatient program, in Brown Deer.