Inpatient Hospitalization: Provides intense therapeutic assessment, intervention and treatment for children, adolescents, adults and older adults whose symptoms of mental illness are of a magnitude that meets criteria for inpatient hospital admission. Premiere Unit: A setting for patients seeking a privately funded intensive psychotherapeutic milieu with stays of one to several months. Residential Treatment Center / Respite: A longer term treatment setting for children and/or adolescents requiring a structured therapeutic setting. Special Education Schools: The Health System operates Level V special education and vocational education programs geared to children and adolescents with emotional/behavioral disabilities. Partial Hospitalization: Also known as Day Hospitals, these programs provide a structured, intensely therapeutic environment during the day, with the patient returning home at night. Services for children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics are provided through 10 partial hospitalization programs. These programs also offer specialty services. Outpatient Counseling Centers and Community Mental Health Centers: These centers are multi-disciplinary outpatient programs; most are licensed as CMHCs. Centers are operated by the Health System and its affiliate agencies. Ancillary Services: Self-contained programs which enhance the diagnosis and/or treatment of patients of Sheppard Pratt Health System. Contract Management Services: In partnership with general hospitals in the Baltimore metropolitan area, Sheppard Pratt provides psychiatric unit management, professional services and/or emergency room psychiatric services Rehabilitation Programs: Community based, the Health System's rehabilitation programs provide the support that persons with mental illnesses need to continue treatment and improve the quality and productiveness of their lives in the community setting. A wide range of services are offered through these affiliated programs in various locations in Maryland including community housing, psychiatric and vocational rehabilitation as well as social services. Research Programs /IRB: Clinical trials of FDA-approved studies are conducted in outpatient and inpatient settings, for a wide range of diagnostic areas, and using a variety of therapeutic agents. Other research studies are also conducted, as approved by the Institutional Review Board (IRB). Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT): ECT is a procedure provided on both inpatient and outpatient bases that may be considered for patients who have not responded to medication, psychotherapy or other interventions for the treatment of mood disorders or other behavioral conditions.