440 S. Market
Springfield, MO 65806

Lakeland Behavioral Health System offers acute care crisis stabilization and residential services for children, adolescents, and young adults. In 2013, LBHS expanded services to add an older adult acute care program to assist seniors with psychiatric challenges. Lakeland is located in Springfield, Missouri, and is the largest psychiatric provider for adolescent psychiatric services in the Midwest.

What separates Lakeland from the other facilities?

  • Lakeland is one of the only programs that is TRICARE certified for UHC (formerly TriWest), TriNorth, TriSouth, ChampVA, and TRICARE Overseas
  • Crisis assessment, evaluations, and consultation available 24 hours per day by Masters prepared assessors
  • On-site accredited school with licensed teachers and special education services
  • Activity Therapy by Certified Recreational Treatment Specialists
  • A residential program dedicated to the treatment of pre-adolescents, adolescents and young adults from military families
  • Family focused treatment with the goal of family reunification
  • Phone assessment, transportation services, and lodging provided to assist with admission, therapeutic requirements and discharge
  • Lakeland offers financial assistance to assist with out-of-pocket expenses

Superior Treatment

  • Six acute and 5 residential programs give Lakeland the ability to specialize treatment based on age, development and identified need(s)
  • Both programs are Dual Diagnosis to assist with evaluating, educating, and treating substance abuse while addressing the primary psychiatric diagnosis
  • All programs are highly structured and utilize a Cognitive Behavioral approach

Specialty Programs

  • Acute Younger Children’s Unit ages 4-8
  • Acute Children/Pre-adolescent Unit ages 8-12
  • Acute Male Adolescent Unit ages 12-17
  • Acute Adolescent Unit ages 13-17
  • Acute Older Adult Unit ages 65+
  • Military Dependent Residential Program ages 9-20

For more information, please contact Lakeland at 800-432-1210 and ask for Admissions.

Sara Wolf, LCSW, Director of Acute Admissions at 417-851-8805
Sharon Pennington, LPC, Director of Residential Admissions 417-520-1086