The Mental Health Innovation Foundation (MHIF) has officially started the construction phase of the Behavioral Health & Wellness Center at Children's with a momentous groundbreaking ceremony.
The Behavioral Health & Wellness Center envisions itself as a beacon of hope for children and families, providing comprehensive behavioral and mental health services.
It follows a collaborative world-class model and is co-located with medical health services.
It will be a four-story building covering 107,250 square feet on a seven-acre lot at the Children’s Hospital & Medical Center campus.
38 single occupancy hospital inpatient beds, doubling the community's capacity.
A 10,000-square-foot Assessment Center, a screening and crisis stabilization hub, a unique facility in the region.
Expanded outpatient Partial Hospitalization treatment, accommodating up to 40 kids at a time.
An experiential kitchen for eating disorder patients and families.
The center will provide over 14,000 square feet of dedicated space for general outpatient therapy and pediatric care.
Nearly 8,000 square feet of shell space for future expansion or new programs, including potential additional inpatient beds.
The new facility is expected to open in early 2026.
Name: Children’s Hospital & Medical Center