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Mental Health Unit

Inpatient Services

Population Served

  • Adults - 18 years of age and older
  • Formal Voluntary and Involuntary Patients

Admission Criteria

Individuals who:

  • are in danger of hurting themselves or others
  • have a potential to be violent and damage property
  • are unable to take care of themselves due to the extent of their emotional illness.

Individuals experiencing any of the following could meet criteria for admission to the inpatient Mental Health Unit: affective disorders such as depression and anxiety, prolonged grief and loss issues, traumatic events - including history of traumatic child abuse, multiple life stressors, schizophrenia, manic-depressive illness and other disorders.

Treatment Approaches

  • Promote increased awareness of mental illness and the need for ongoing aftercare
  • Decrease feelings of powerlessness and futility
  • Increase family support through education and family sessions
  • Provide communication/social skills development
  • Assist patients in developing positive coping skills designated to relieve symptoms and address the causes of their worries and concerns
  • Promote use of community support networks, such as self-help groups and spiritual networks of the patient's choice
  • Promote individualized growth towards independence, self-responsibility, and healthy interpersonal relationships

Services Provided

  • Ongoing assessment, treatment and evaluation
  • Individual therapy with attending psychiatrist
  • Individualized, multidisciplinary treatment planning
  • Medication assessment and/or treatment
  • Experienced and knowledgeable social workers, clinical therapists, nurses, activity therapists and mental health technicians
  • Education/discussion groups covering a variety of topics
  • Individual, family, and group therapy
  • Communication/social skills building groups
  • Occupational and recreational therapy

Insurance Information

Most major insurance carriers are accepted: Blue Cross/Blue Shield, some HMOs, Medicare, Medicaid and community mental health funding. For more information or admission, please call 734-655-2944 or 1-800-494-0277 (out of area).

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