California's Only Partial Hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Program for Ages 9-12

Ascend Behavioral and Mental Health in Fresno, CA

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We envision a community where everyone has access to the mental healthcare they need and deserve.

Mental health for teenagers in Fresno, CA

"We will help you on this journey."

Kelly, Outpatient Program Manager

Ascend Behavioral Health | Adolescent Mental Health | Fresno, CA

Mental Health Programs & Services

Ascend Behavioral Health was the first teen mental health Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) in the Central Valley. Voted Fresno’s best, our program is run by talented and experienced mental health clinicians that use evidence-based treatment to help restore health and functioning in teens that are struggling with mental health concerns.

Why Ascend is the #1 Teen and Adolescent Behavioral Health Provider

Ascend exists to help restore hope in the lives of Fresno kids and teens affected by mental health conditions. Our goal at Ascend is to help restore healthy neuropsychological “brain” functioning in each child and teen we serve. In doing so, we strive to not only reduce the symptoms of mental health conditions but to help our adolescents start a journey towards healing and wholeness. We know that quality psychological care can be very difficult to find. When you or a loved one is suffering, trying to understand and navigate the broken mental health system in our country is daunting. We are here to provide hope in your time of suffering by being a beacon of hope and a path towards healing. 


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Commonly Asked Questions about our Mental and Behavioral Health Services

Common mental health issues in teens include anxiety, depression, ADHD, eating disorders, and substance abuse.

Signs that your teen may have a mental health problem include changes in mood, behavior, and habits, as well as a decline in academic performance or social relationships.
Treatment options for teens with mental health problems in Fresno, CA may include therapy, counseling, medication, and other forms of support, such as support groups or educational programs.
When searching for a therapist for your teen in Fresno, CA, it is important to consider the therapist’s qualifications, experience, and their approach to treatment. You can also ask for recommendations from your healthcare provider or search for therapists online.
Therapy can help teens develop coping skills, improve communication skills, and provide a safe and supportive environment to discuss their thoughts and feelings. It can also help teens identify and manage their mental health symptoms and improve their overall well-being.
To help your teen maintain good mental and behavioral health, it is important to encourage them to engage in healthy habits, such as exercise, a balanced diet, and enough sleep. You can also encourage them to seek help if they are experiencing symptoms of a mental health disorder, and provide support and understanding as they navigate their mental health journey.