Residential treatment center
A residential treatment centers provide treatment for challenges such as substance abuse, personality disorder, defiance ADHD, depression, and other behavioral and emotional challenges. Many of these centers use a peer-culture model and can have from 10 to 100 patients at a time (depending on the program and the size of the facility). There are also larger programs that provide more general treatment to 80 to 250 patients at a time and use punishment and rewards systems.
Generally the centers treat issues that have not been successful managed through outpatient methods and many professionals consider residential treatment to be the last alternative when dealing with behavioral and mental health issues.