The intensive treatment unit has 18 beds and is dedicated to treating hard-to-manage adolescents. It typically sees 50 new admissions a year, with an average stay of 110 days. This unit takes referrals from acute psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment facilities and community-based outpatient programs. Court orders account for 5 percent of admissions. The remainder include patients who failed to respond to less intensive inpatient treatment, typically at another institution.