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Program & Services

Program & Services

Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital offers inpatient treatment services to children, adolescents and adults at our main facility in Panama City. Our main facility and Okaloosa Outpatient Center also offer outpatient services to adolescents and adults, and our Blue Springs Center provides additional outpatient services to adults. Additionally, we also offer specialized treatment for active duty military members through our Military Resiliency Program, specialized chemical dependency treatment and TMS therapy for chronic depression.

Child and Adolescent Programs

Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital’s child and adolescent program provides age-specific acute psychiatric services in a structured, secure and nurturing environment to children ages 4 to 12 and adolescents ages 13 to 17. With confidentiality and sensitivity, our inpatient program allows patients to begin treatment in an intensive and secure therapeutic environment where they are cared for 24 hours a day by our team of compassionate and highly trained professionals.

Adult Programs

Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital provides acute psychiatric services in a secure and nurturing environment to adults ages 18 and older who are in crisis. With confidentiality and sensitivity, our adult inpatient programs allow patients to begin treatment in an intensive and secure environment where they are cared for 24 hours a day by our team of compassionate and highly trained professionals.

Military Resiliency Program

Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital wants both our active duty military service members to know that we are here for you. We are deeply dedicated to providing specialized behavioral health treatment for the brave men and women who serve in the United States Armed Forces. Our Military Resiliency Program provides structured, effective treatment in a specialized military environment. It is a place for service members to come for camaraderie, support, guidance, professional treatment and personal growth.

Chemical Dependency Services

Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital offers a full range of care for adults ages 18 and older who are struggling with alcohol and/or drug dependency. This ensures that patients are placed in the most appropriate level of care depending on the severity of the illness.

TMS Therapy

TMS stands for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and is an FDA-approved therapy for adults with major depression who have not adequately benefited from antidepressant medication. TMS is similar to MRI technology and is very safe and effective. It uses highly focused magnetic pulses to stimulate nerve cells in the brain that are known to affect mood regulation. TMS targets the areas of the brain that tend to be underactive in adults with depression. It is non-invasive and free of the side effects that patients often experience when they take antidepressants, such as weight gain, nausea and mood swings.

We’re Here To Help

Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital can help provide intervention, identify the appropriate level of care, conduct free assessments and make referrals when necessary. Assessments are available 24 hours every day. To arrange a confidential assessment at no cost, call 850-763-0017 and ask to speak with an assessment and referral counselor.