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45 Years of Caring For Children Adolescents and Their Families

Alta Behavioral Healthcare is devoted to providing the highest quality of professional care to children, teens and their families. Our staff is highly skilled in helping families understand their situations and what needs to be done to bring practical solutions to the problem at hand.

Should I Be Concerned?

Unusual changes in your child’s behavioral patterns may be “red flags” that signal a need to consult a mental health professional. Here are some of the most common:






Socially Underdeveloped

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Our Services – How We Help

Alta Behavioral Healthcare provides Clinical ServicesSpecialized Treatment Services, and School-Based Mental Health and Early Childhood Mental Health programs for children, adolescents and young adults and their families.


What is best about Alta is that the staff are very friendly and nice and make my son comfortable.

I feel it’s a good place, and my child’s counselor is meeting both of our needs.

I am glad that I chose Alta. My children are way better now.

Learning there is no way to be a perfect parent, but a million ways to be a good one!

This is an awesome concept for parenting…it just makes sense!

I wish someone from my son’s school would have recommended Alta sooner.

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Teen depression? You are not alone — help is available

Everyone can feel sad and moody from time to time, but normally these feelings pass. Feelings that are more intense and long-lasting may be depression. Depression can strike anyone at any age, but it can be particularly hard to deal with during teenage years, which are already difficult in so many ways. Depression is …

Alta Behavioral Healthcare’s UPSTREAM™ Program has openings!

Alta Behavioral Healthcare’s UPSTREAM™ Program now has openings for Preschool-age children Kindergarten-second grade Youngstown City School children UPSTREAM is a home-based literacy and social/emotional program to help children from preschool through second grade improve their reading and literacy skills and be socially and emotionally ready to learn. The aim of …

How we were parented impacts us all — for life

In a blog post a couple of months ago, I spoke of Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs. There are several different categories of ACEs, but two of the most prominent are abuse or neglect suffered by children at the hand of a parent or parents. I recently came across a …

Head Start and Early Head Start

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Give your child a great start in school and life by enrolling them in ALTA Head Start Preschool or ALTA Early Head Start. ALTA Head Start is so much more than just playtime ‚ — our degreed teachers help children develop reading skills, good learning habits, social skills and self-confidence. There are no fees, and hot, nutritious meals are provided. For more information, call (330) 736-0071 or visit the Alta Head Start website.

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