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Admissions to Newport News Behavioral Health Center

The admissions department at NNBHC is staffed by caring and competent clinical and medical professionals who will provide assessment and referral assistance in placing your child or adolescent. The admissions department is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Call 757-888-0400 or 800-697-0999. Our staff can respond to questions regarding admissions policies, insurance information, and provide an overview of our treatment options. We provide free, confidential face-to-face assessments.

Admission Criteria for Residential Treatment Programs

  • Male and female adolescents
  • Age range on admission: 11 to 18
  • Full-Scale IQ score of 60 or greater
  • Individual is not acutely suicidal or homicidal
  • Needs a secure setting to evaluate or address behavioral, social, emotional and psychological needs
  • Individual has been unsuccessful at lesser levels of care

For more detailed program information, please contact our Admissions Office at 757-888-0400 or 800-697-0999.

Admission Criteria for Project Valor Adolescent Male Sexual Offender Program

  • Male adolescents
  • Age range on admission: 11-17
  • Full Scale IQ Score of 70 or greater
  • Individual is not acutely suicidal or homicidal
  • Needs a secure setting to evaluate or address behavioral, sexual offender, social, emotional and psychological needs
  • Individual has been unsuccessful at lesser levels of care

In order to make an appropriate decision regarding admission into our program, our team requests current clinical information.

Clinical documentation to include (as available):

  • Recent Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Current Psychological Evaluation with Full-Scale IQ
  • Psychosocial History/Social History
  • Current IEP with minutes and School Transcripts
  • Progress Notes and Discharge Summaries from past placements
  • Medical information to include any medical concerns and vaccination history
  • Psycho-Sexual Evaluation if referring to the Juvenile Sex Offender Program
  • Legal history and involvement

Referral and Admission

For more detailed program information please contact our Admissions Office at 757-888-0400 or 800-697-0999, or email [email protected].

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Help and Hope are Here

Newport News Behavioral Health Center provides quality mental health treatment services to children and adolescents in a therapeutic environment. If your child is struggling with behavioral health issues, please call us at 757-888-0400. We offer no-cost assessments 24/7.