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Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral Health Services is an acute, short-term, inpatient unit that provides comprehensive assessment and treatment in a secure setting for patients age 55 and older who may be experiencing one or more of the following:

  • Suicidal ideation, gesture, or attempt
  • Homicidal ideation, threats to others, or assaultive behavior
  • Hallucinations or delusions
  • Self-destructive behavior that poses significant risk
  • Psychiatric symptoms that cause bizarre, disordered behavior
  • Acute worsening of chronic psychiatric symptoms

Patients receive services designed to meet the specific medical, emotional, and social needs of older adults. Patients actively participate in their individualized treatment program which includes services such as:

  • Crisis intervention and stabilization
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • 24-hour nursing and medical support
  • Medication stabilization and management
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Family education and support
  • Daily recreational and educational group activities
  • Physical and occupational therapy
  • Basic life skill enhancement
  • Comprehensive discharge planning
  • Consultation and referral

Each patient receives an individually formulated plan of care developed by a highly trained, multidisciplinary team of psychiatrists, psychiatric medical assistants, nurses, social workers, activities therapists, and other mental health professionals.

Contact Behavioral Health Services at 724.357.7404 for more information.

Visiting Hours

Monday through Friday: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

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