South Seminole Hospital

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Orlando Health Behavioral Group 407.262.2220

BREAKING NEWS - Dr. Huckaby has achieved the recognition of Vice President of FSAM (Florida Society of Addiction Medicine) Next year he will be named President. Congratulations Dr. Huckaby, we are all so happy for you.

Dr. Huckaby will be speaking at the Orange County Prescription Drug Abuse Summit on 6/18 at Winnie Palmer Hospital. Please go to for more information.

South Seminole Hospital is home to Orlando Health Behavioral Healthcare, an 80-bed psychiatric hospital. We offer comprehensive services for people suffering from mental and addictive disorders. A full range of psychiatric disorders are treated from depression and bipolar disorder to schizophrenia as well as addictive behaviors stemming from drug and alcohol use.

The facility has three adult units, a child/adolescent unit, and a unit for adults requiring an intensive level of care. Programs on the units include group, individual, and expressive therapies. Each patient receives individual care plans tailored to their individual needs. Admissions to the hospital are accepted through direct admission from an on-staff psychiatrist or through psychiatric triage in the Orlando Health Emergency Departments.

Care is provided by RNs, LPNs, mental health technicians, psychosocial service clinicians, physicians, expressive therapists, dietitians, and chaplains who specialize in caring for Behavioral Health patients. Services provided are family oriented and also include discharge plan to assist patient's transition to outside resources.


  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Pharmacological Management
  • Individual Therapy
  • Marital/Couple Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • EAP Referrals

Common Diagnosis Treated

Mood Disorders:

  • Bipolar disorder (Manic depression)
  • Depression
  • Grief issues

Anxiety Disorders:

  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • OCD (Obsessive compulsive disorder)
  • Phobias
  • Post traumatic stress disorder

Adjustment Disorders:

  • Life stressors
  • Marital issues
  • Family issues

Childhood Disorders:

  • Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Separation anxiety disorder
  • Oppositional defiant disorder
  • Mood disorder

Psychotic Disorders:

  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective

Orlando Health Behavioral Group Website