Our Mental Health Services

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Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital, located in Bakersfield, California, is an acute psychiatric 90 bed facility situated on 8.8 acres. Bakersfield Behavioral offers specialized units for children (ages 5-12), adolescents (ages 13-17) and adults (ages 18+) with mental/behavioral health and/or substance use problems. To achieve this, we offer several programs with a variety of services to accommodate our patients’ needs.  


We offer inpatient services for children, adolescents and adults needing mental/behavioral health, chemical dependency; and co-occurring disorders treatment through our medically supervised detoxification. Our outpatient services program offers a variety of adult a mental/behavioral health, chemical dependency and co-occurring disorders intensive outpatient therapy groups. Our full continuum of care provides patients different levels at which to begin their care and to continue their treatment.


As an essential access community hospital, we feel privileged to serve such a large and diverse population. We have a renowned reputation for our commitment to excellence of quality care and services to our patients/clients and their families, our dedicated doctors and physicians, our fellow employees, and our community.  This affinity we have for our community motivates us to continue to be leaders in our psychiatric care and services while educating and delivering quality care to people who have difficulty accessing it. 


Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital has partnered with community clinics, solo practitioners, and even provides transportation (when necessary) to increase the chances of patients receiving treatment. We are also the primary meeting place of many well known national and local mental health organizations; which strengthens our relationships with the community, as we expand the continuum of care to our patients.