Detroit's Leading Residential Treatment Center for Teens Struggling with Mental Health Issues

Residential Program

Boys and girls struggling with conduct issues or mental health disorders often need safe, structured care.  Residential treatment can be the answer.

Capstone Academy

Our fully accredited academic charter school provides a caring environment for boys and girls who have difficulties performing in traditional schools.

Committed to Excellence

Detroit Behavioral Institute – Capstone Academy provides male and female teens, ages 12-19, exceptional treatment for behavioral issues and mental health disorders. Our goal at Detroit Behavioral Institute – Capstone Academy is to ensure each young person that walks through our doors receives the highest level of care from caring specialists in a supportive environment.

Comprehensive Mental Health Services for Youth

preparing them for their future and improving their chances of successfully returning to the community

Who We Are

At Detroit Behavioral Institute – Capstone Academy, we recognize that young people face countless challenges as they navigate through the often turbulent years of childhood and adolescence. We also understand how devastating the presence of behavioral, emotional, and cognitive concerns or substance abuse issues can be when compounded with the obstacles that are often faced by young people. For this reason, we have designed specialized programming that is tailored to meet the needs of youth between the ages of 10 and 19 who are in need of a safe, secure, and comfortable environment where they can develop the tools they need to heal and the strength needed to face the future with confidence.

Our Treatment Approach

Detroit Behavioral Institute – Capstone Academy stands out from our competitors by offering gender-specific treatment for boys and girls who may be struggling with mental health conditions like depressionanxiety, or bipolar disorder , cognitive impairments, such as intellectual disability, or co-occurring chemical dependency issues. We also pride ourselves in the compassionate care that we offer to children and adolescents who have a history of experiencing trauma or who are engaging in self-destructive behaviors.

Why Choose DBI

At Detroit Behavioral Institute – Capstone Academy, we believe that treatment is a life-long commitment to personal growth, so we make it our mission to provide a full spectrum of comprehensive therapeutic services that will empower and strengthen the young people who are entrusted into our care. If a child or adolescent is in need of a safe environment where he or she can heal, recover, and come to realize the possibility of a promising future, look no further than Detroit Behavioral Institute – Capstone Academy.

What Past Clients Say

“The Institute helped bring our family together and taught us how to support each other more than ever.”

– A former client