In response to increasing depression, anxiety, and suicidal thoughts of young teenagers and preteens, Shoreline Family Health Care is expanding its intensive outpatient program (IOP) to clients as young as 11. The program now focuses on adolescents between the ages of 11 and 18, who are experiencing emotional and/or behavioral issues, family conflicts, and difficulties meeting school and social expectations due to serious emotional, behavioral and social challenges. Referrals can be made by a physician, therapist, teacher, guidance counselor or parent.

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