Child and Teen Mental Health Services at Sharp Mesa Vista

We treat children and teens with depression, anxiety, substance use, bipolar disorder, self-harm and aggressive behaviors.

Children, adolescents and families in crisis need support, direction, treatment and compassionate care. Sharp Mesa Vista's child and adolescent treatment programs offer hope and professional expertise.

Why Choose Sharp Mesa Vista for Child and Teen Mental Health Services?

  • All inpatient and partial hospitalization services include classroom education with accredited teachers from San Diego City Schools
  • Evidence-based treatments designed for the best possible outcome
  • Licensed professional staff specially trained to work with children, teens and their families
  • Nationally recognized and accredited by The Joint Commission

Child and Teen Mental Health Programs and Services

Sharp Mesa Vista, located in San Diego, offers both inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment programs for children and teens.

Inpatient Child and Adolescent Programs
Sharp Mesa Vista offers treatment for children ages 5 to 12 with significant behavioral and emotional problems including depression, anxiety and some developmental disabilities such as Asperger's syndrome.

Inpatient treatment is also available for adolescents with emotional or behavioral problems, challenges with family or school, depression, anxiety and substance abuse.

To learn more about our inpatient programs, please call 858-836-8434.

Outpatient Child and Teen Programs
Our specialized outpatient services for children and teens include partial hospitalization treatment for children and adolescents experiencing difficulties in coping, depression, anxiety and substance abuse; a dual-diagnosis program for teens facing both substance abuse and a mental health disorder; and after-school cognitive therapy for teens.

To learn more about our outpatient programs, please call

Clinical Research at Sharp Mesa Vista

Sharp Mesa Vista offers a robust clinical research department dedicated to developing new and more effective treatment options for patients.

The Sharp Mesa Vista Child and Teen Treatment Team

Our multidisciplinary teams are dedicated to continuous skill development and training for the benefit of our patients and include board-certified child psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, child psychologists, recreation therapists, certified special education instructors and specially trained mental health workers.


Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
7850 Vista Hill Ave.
San Diego, CA 92123
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For More Information

To learn more about Child and Adolescent Services at Sharp Mesa Vista, please call 858-278-4110.
To find a Sharp-affiliated psychiatrist, search for a San Diego doctor or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.