The admissions checklist is a guide when sending referral information. Each packet is reviewed by our admissions committee. While it is important that we receive current documentation in order to get an overall picture of the potential resident, it is not necessary to have all documents for our admissions committee to evaluate a potential resident for admission. This information is needed prior to admission.

Should you have any questions, please call our admissions department at 540.213.0450 or 800.496.7941.

Download Admissions Checklist & Application [PDF]

Referral information may be faxed or mailed to:

Kathryn Dickerson, Admissions Director
Liberty Point Behavioral Healthcare, LLC
1110 Montgomery Ave.
Staunton, VA 24401
Toll Free: 800.496.7941
Phone: 540.213.0450
Fax: 540.213.0456

Admissions Criteria

The treatment program at Liberty Point has the following admission criteria for applicants:

  • Male, age 13-18 for secure residential: age 13- 21 for community based residential
  • Primary psychiatric disorder such as Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Mood Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorders, PTSD, Impulse Control Disorders, and Psychotic/Schizoaffective Disorders requiring a specialized approach to treatment
  • Impaired ability to maintain or sustain adequate functioning in major life areas, i.e. school, social, family and/or work
  • Current, disabling symptoms that could not be managed, or have not been manageable, in a less intensive treatment program
  • Medically stable
  • Requires 24-hour observation and treatment

Exclusion Criteria

The treatment program at Liberty Point has the following exclusion criteria for applicants:

  • Medically unstable or requires intensive medical care beyond the scope of the facility
  • Non-ambulatory
  • Unable to perform activities of daily living
  • Full-scale IQ is above 90 or below 30
  • Does not have an Axis I psychiatric diagnosis
  • Unable to communicate by any means
  • Demonstrates complete unwillingness to participate in the treatment program

Help is Just a Phone Call Away

For more information about our programs, phone us at 800.496.7941 or 540.213.0450. All information is held in the strictest of confidence.

If you prefer to contact us via email, please click here to fill out a request information form.

We cannot offer diagnosis, counseling or recommendations online, but an Assessment and Referral specialist will be happy to follow up to your inquiry within 24 hours. If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.


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1110 Montgomery Avenue
Staunton, Virginia 24401
Phone: 540.213.0450 or 800.496.7941

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