Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center is now the largest behavioral health facility in the South Florida region, providing much needed mental health and substance use disorder treatment.
UHS continues to grow and expand the delivery of care, providing more services to more patients. Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center in Oakland Park, Florida, is a new 182-bed behavioral health facility that provides inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance use disorder treatment. The new facility, which is now the largest behavioral health facility in the region, replaces Fort Lauderdale Hospital, which served the community with superior care for the last 25 years.
“It is our mission to deliver the utmost quality healthcare and strong clinical outcomes for patients,” said Manny Llano, CEO, Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center. “Our dedicated and talented clinicians, staff and technicians are committed to treating the mind and body of our patients, enabling them to live their best lives possible. We are honored to have the opportunity to serve the behavioral health needs of the South Florida community.”
A Baker Act and Marchman Act Receiving Facility, the new Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center is an impressive modern facility that provides services spanning the full spectrum of behavioral healthcare. The facility treats children, adolescents, adults and seniors, offers numerous specialized programs including Detox Services and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)/Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and has a dedicated unit meeting the unique needs of LGBTQI patients.
Fort Lauderdale Behavioral Health Center is accredited by The Joint Commission and The Agency for Healthcare Administration. The facility is licensed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), as well as the Department of Children and Families.