Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Rolling Hills Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Rolling Hills Hospital.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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IED Treatment Center in Ada, OK

Rolling Hills Hospital helps individuals struggling with intermittent explosive disorder build a strong foundation for long-term recovery. Serving Ada, near Oklahoma City, Rolling Hills Hospital is the premier provider of mental health & addiction treatment for adolescents, adults & seniors.

Intermittent Explosive Disorder Treatment

Learn about intermittent explosive disorder treatment at Rolling Hills Hospital in Ada, OK

Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) is a mental health disorder that involves repeated episodes of impulsive, aggressive, and violent behavior. This can also include angry verbal outburst all of which is grossly out of proportion to the current situation. Things such as road rage, domestic violence, throwing or breaking objects, or temper tantrums may all be signs of an intermittent explosive disorder. Those with IED will attack others and sometimes their possessions as well. In some instances their explosive behavior can result in bodily harm to themselves and people around them, often times including property destruction. While IED is a complex disorder with many different complications and risk factors, it is possible to handle it in a healthy way and with the right resources control this disorder.

Rolling Hills Hospital is a private acute inpatient psychiatric care center for adolescents, adults, geriatrics, and intellectually disabled patients who are struggling with a variety of mental health and chemical dependency problems. Located in the rural town of Ada, Oklahoma, our treatment hospital is situated on a serene landscape, which enables us to provide confidential care in a tranquil environment. Rolling Hills’ treatment clinic has been a leader in behavioral healthcare since 1988, which means we have years of experience working with all types of patients no matter what their needs may be. Whatever may be standing in the way of you having the life that you want, the staff at Rolling Hills is here to help.

How to Help a Loved One

Helping a loved one get treatment for intermittent explosive disorder

Whether your loved one has been recently diagnosed with intermittent explosive disorder (IED) or is in the middle of a crisis, it can be extremely difficult to know what to do in such circumstances. If your loved one is actively ill they are not likely to seek treatment on their own and in some cases will deny that anything is wrong with them. If you find yourself in this type of situation here are some things to keep in mind that may be helpful:

  • Educate yourself about the disorder
  • Talk directly with your loved one about what your have observed and your concerns
  • Listen carefully to what they have to say without being judgmental
  • Provide them with unconditional support
  • Offer to go with them on doctor appointments or help them find a mental health professional
  • Continue to offer them support throughout the entire treatment process
Why Consider IED Treatment

Why consider treatment for intermittent explosive disorder at Rolling Hills Hospital in Ada, OK

There are many problems associated with IED and if it is not adequately treated it will lead to a number adverse consequences that can make matters even worse. Due to their explosive tempers and angry outbursts, those with IED may be left with crumbling relationships and destroyed careers. They may also be facing legal ramifications and in some instances dealing with the possibility of incarceration. It is also common for those with IED to struggling with other mental health disorders such a depression or anxiety, making things even more difficult. The sooner that treatment can be obtained the better for everyone involved.

Treatment for intermittent explosive disorder is most often treated with a combination of medication, psychotherapy, and behavior modification. Inpatient treatment is known to be beneficial in helping individuals who are struggling with IED because it can provide a wide array of services to meet each patient’s individual needs. Through therapeutic methods and medication management, those with IED can learn to better control their anger, reduce the amount of violent outbursts, and improve overall quality of life.

Our Philosophy

Rolling Hills Hospital philosophy and treatment benefits

At Rolling Hills Hospital it is our mission to provide superior behavioral healthcare services to the people, communities, and hospitals we serve. Our core values focus on honesty and fairness, treating people as we wish to be treated, and providing a level of care we would want for a family member. It is our goal to evaluate and stabilize any psychiatric disorder or substance abuse issue and increase each patient’s level of functioning within the community. An experienced psychiatrist leads our team, which also include psychologists, nurses, licensed therapists, social workers, certified nurse aids, mental health technicians, recreational therapists, and other healthcare professionals within the hospital setting.

Types of Treatment

Types of intermittent explosive disorder treatment offered at Rolling Hills Hospital in Ada, OK

At Rolling Hills in Ada, OK, we maintain a treatment team of professionals dedicated to providing high-quality care to each and every person that comes to us. All treatment regimens are individualized to meet patient’s particular needs and stated in measurable terms within the patient’s treatment plan. Most of our treatment options use a combination of medication and cognitive behavioral therapy but our various options tend to have additional, consistent needs. Your specific needs will determine which treatment you will receive. The following are some therapeutic treatment methods that may be part of your treatment plan.

Medication management: At Rolling Hills, each one of our patient sees our psychiatrist at least three times a week for evaluation and medication management. All patients will be thoroughly evaluated and monitored throughout the course of treatment.

Individual therapy: All of our patients engage in individual therapy on a weekly basis, at least two hours a week for adolescents and at least once a week for all other units.

Group therapy: Here at Rolling Hills in Ada, Oklahoma, we offer a number of different process and expressive groups on a weekly basis. Topics will vary some depending upon the unit that is a person is in. However, some of the topics offered on each unit may include: coping skills, anger management, life skills, and managing mental illness.

Family therapy: Family therapy is an important part of the treatment process and is held at least once a week for each one of our patients. For the adolescent unit, family sessions must be held in person with a licensed therapist. Additionally, parents are encouraged to attend regular treatment meetings and can call to check on their child on a regular basis.

In addition to these therapeutic methods, Rolling Hills’s treatment clinic provides a number of other services that you may participate in during your stay with us. These include:

  • Recreation
  • Expressive therapies (art, music, pet therapy, tai chi)
  • Daily school
  • Emotions anonymous
Continuing Care

Continuing care and levels of treatment for IED

At Rolling Hills Hospital discharge planning begins at admission and is continuously re-evaluated throughout the patient’s stay in order to help ensure a smooth transition when a patient stay with us has come to an end. All discharge plans will be discussed at least once a week with family members, the centers where the patient has come from, and the patient themselves. When you are ready to transition to the next level of care we will do everything we can to make sure the appropriate plans are put in place to ensure continuity of care.

We feel like we got our daughter back after she received treatment at Rolling Hills. The doctors and staff took great care of her.

– Former Patient's Parents
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