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About University Behavioral Center

Since 1989, University Behavioral Center has been dedicated to providing comprehensive, high-quality treatment for mental health and substance use disorder related issues to patients in Orlando, Florida. We provide a full range of program options for children, adolescents and adults. Our goal is to enable individuals to improve their overall quality of life in a comfortable and secure environment.

Located on a beautiful 14-acre campus, University Behavioral Center is within the Central Florida Research Park Development and neighbors the University of Central Florida. University Behavioral Center’s facilities include a swimming pool, a wellness center and gymnasium and an outdoor reflection atrium.

Our hospital is divided into two physically separate wings, the children/adolescent wing and the adult wing. Each is subdivided into secured units. Secure 24-hour supervision helps promote patient safety and a therapeutic living environment. University Behavioral Center proudly supports a healthy environment.

University Behavioral Center is accredited by The Joint Commission (TJC) and licensed by the State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administrations as a Class III Psychiatric Hospital.

Our Philosophy

The overall philosophy of University Behavioral Center is to ensure that each person receives individualized treatment and education. Our team works with all individuals within our programs to create a specialized plan during their stay here at University Behavioral Center.

Treatment modalities include Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), cognitive-behavioral based approach, trauma focused therapy, group therapy and others. We also offer veteran-specific counseling.

University Behavioral Center’s treatment programs are highly structured. Our interdisciplinary treatment team combines group, individual and family therapies to offer residents the most comprehensive treatment. Individual activities, schedules and groups change to meet the needs of each resident. We also believe in utilizing creative arts and recreational therapies.

We’re Here to Help

University Behavioral Center offers no-cost, confidential assessments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us any time at 407-281-7000. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.