About Us | Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services | Psychiatric Hospital


About Us

Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services is the only free-standing, full-service psychiatric hospital in the Greater Birmingham, Ala area. Our campus-like setting provides an active, positive treatment environment for patients and their families. Drawing from a rich tradition in treating psychiatric illness for more than 80 years, Hill Crest remains on the cutting edge of new developments and offers a full continuum of care:

❖ Inpatient
Group Homes
❖ Sexually-reactive issues (Adolescents)
❖ Detox

Our behavioral health hospital serves adolescents and adults suffering from mental illness, emotional problems and behavioral issues. A no-cost assessment is completed by a mental health professional. Admission is based on clinical need.

The medical and administrative staff provides a compassionate attitude while delivering the highest quality of care and service. Hill Crest manages distinct programs in adolescent and adult psychiatry. We offer adolescent residential programs and intensive adolescent therapeutic group homes located in Jefferson County. The child and adolescent programs are maintained on distinct, separate units. Hill Crest also provides a 10-month school program allowing continuance of any educational curriculum.

Our comprehensive range of inpatient and outpatient services provides individual, group, family, occupational and recreational therapies.

Accreditation and Certifications

Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services is accredited by The Joint Commission.

Hill Crest Behavioral Health Services has been recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures

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We are also licensed by the State of Alabama Department of Mental Health. Our programs are eligible for coverage under Medicare, Alabama Medicaid (under age 21), TRICARE®, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and most commercial and managed care plans. Click here to see a list of commonly-accepted forms of insurance.

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