Perimeter Behavioral of Jackson is a psychiatric residential treatment facility specifically designed for children and adolescents. We are focused on providing exceptional treatment and support to children, adolescents and their families through a multi-disciplinary treatment team approach.

Treatment Programs

Perimeter was established in order to better serve the needs of boys and girls ages 12-17 with emotional and behavioral disorders. Our staff specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents with disorders such as ADHD, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Oppositional Defiant Disorder and other Behavioral and Mood Disorders. A highly structured behavioral management program, with a level system, is implemented to assist residents in gauging their progress. It also assists residents in learning to accept responsibility for their own behaviors, both positive and negative.

Admission Criteria

  • Males and females
  • Ages 12-17 upon admission
  • IQ 70 or higher, under 70 considered on an individual basis Mental Health Diagnosis (DSM V)
  • Ongoing mental health symptoms with an inability to be managed in a less restrictive setting