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Finding Community, Purpose, and Healing at the Arlington School

Some days, Patrick Lovelace couldn’t make it until 3pm at his large public high school, and he’d call his mother to pick him up early. Other days, he refused to go altogether. His anxiety was crippling; healthy relationships were hard to nurture. So, when his family proposed that he check out McLean...

Bringing the 21st Century Classroom Experience to the Arlington School

Today, students and their parents expect to have the latest technology,” said Suzanne Loughlin, APRN, BC, director of McLean Hospital’s Arlington School. “And in the past year, we’ve taken additional steps to bring the 21st-century classroom experience to the Arlington School.” With the help of a...

Arlington School Graduation 2018: More Accomplishments Ahead

On June 8, 2018, faculty, staff, friends, families, and eleven departing high school seniors filled the McLean Hospital Chapel for the 53rd commencement of the Arlington School. “This is a day that I personally look forward to each year, and I am honored to be standing here looking out at all of you...

Compassion & Rigorous Curriculum

For high school students struggling with mental health issues so troublesome that their educational progress has been interrupted—sometimes for long periods—the Arlington School on the campus of McLean Hospital has been a lifesaver. The school has 40 students—both boys and girls—enrolled each year...

Adolescent Programs Give Family a Precious Gift: Their Daughter

The list of diagnoses suggested to the parents of young Sarah Leschinsky over the years reads like a menu of psychiatric distress: bipolar disorder, psychosis, Asperger’s Syndrome, oppositional disorder, depression and attachment disorder. To Sarah’s mother Deborah, the menu metaphor is apt: “Nobody...

Arlington School

McLean Hospital’s Arlington School is an exceptional, nationally recognized college preparatory high school that integrates strong academics with clinical support for students with mental health issues that can interfere with their education. Arlington School students are likely to have: Social and...