Skip to main content

Admission Criteria

For more additional admissions information, please call
(208) 227-2159.

To qualify for treatment at Teton Peaks Residential Facility, adolescents ages 12-18 must:

  • Have a Primary Psychiatric Illness, including but not limited to depression, mood disorders, anxiety, post traumatic stress, psychosis, medical issues complicated by a psychiatric disorder and drug or alcohol related issues associated with a primary psychiatric disorder.
  • Be assessed as intellectually, cognitively, and emotionally able to benefit from residential treatment.
  • Have emotional, mental, or behavioral problems that cannot be adequately treated in the existing home or school environment.
  • Not have responded to other intensive therapeutic interventions such as outpatient care or acute hospitalizations.

Exclusion Criteria: Adolescents who present with severe sexual disorders, moderate intellectual disabilities, a history of predatory behavior, a history of fire starting, Conduct Disorder as a primary diagnosis, prolonged noncompliance with treatment expectations, or cognitive disabilities which preclude benefit from our program.

If the patient does not meet these qualifications, consider the Adolescent Acute Care Program.