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Licensed Behavioral Health Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, FL
When you or a loved one is struggling, the first step to a better life is to get help. At Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center, we’re dedicated to serving the needs of adolescents, adults, and seniors who need personalized treatment to achieve their goals. Our center is fully licensed and accredited for both inpatient and outpatient services treating a number of conditions.
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Inpatient & Outpatient Programs

Our inpatient and outpatient programs include treatment for substance abuse, mental health issues, and co-occurring disorders.

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Valor Program

The Valor Program at Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center is a 14-bed inpatient acute, resiliency-focused and trauma-informed care program providing mental health and substance use treatment and education for First Responders and Military members.

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Military Services

We are proud to provide treatment specific to the needs of active duty, reserve, and veteran members of the military. TRICARE© is accepted.

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Financial Information

At Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center, we believe that no one should be denied treatment because of their financial situation. Please read the information below for details on financial assistance.

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Employment & Internships

Are you looking to join and learn from a team that excels in compassionate patient care? See our current career and intern opportunities!

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Helpful Resources

If you need more information about a diagnosis, course of treatment, or behavioral health in general, visit our Resources page.

Treatments and Programs

Children and teenagers often have unique experiences with behavioral disorders and other issues. We’re trained to serve all pediatric patients, including survivors of sexual abuse.

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As people age, new mental and emotional health conditions often emerge and existing one can become more difficult to manage. We provide stabilization, assessment, and treatment for these elders.

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The Valor Program is a 14-bed inpatient acute, resiliency-focused and trauma-informed care program providing mental health and substance use treatment and education.

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Whether you are an active duty service member or a veteran, our team is here to support you while you work through your concerns. We accept TRICARE®, as well as most forms of insurance.

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Patient Stories

Featured Video: Herschel Walker Interview

NFL Legend and Mental Health Advocate Herschel Walker Speaks to our Nation’s Military (8 min.)

UHS has a long-standing commitment to serving the behavioral health needs of the military, including active duty service members, veterans and their families. In 2019, we cared for over 7,500 service members through our Patriot Support Programs. We are proud to work with Herschel Walker, former NFL player and mental health advocate. Walker has made over 300 visits to military installations across the U.S. and abroad, sharing his anti-stigma messaging to our Nation’s active duty and veteran military.

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Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center

5757 N Dixie Hwy, Oakland Park, FL 33334, USA
Local Phone Number: 954-734-2000Toll-Free Phone Number: 800-585-7527