Behavioral Health provides inpatient care for adults 18 and over, outpatient care for patients of all ages, and promotes early screening and intervention for improved patient outcomes. Our staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, clinical social workers, licensed professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, registered nurses and mental health techs. Behavioral Health staff can also be found in the emergency rooms for crisis evaluations and in the community, to assist people coping with major mental illnesses.
The Behavioral Health staff works in partnership with the people and families we serve. Together we create a safe, healing, and accepting environment for those experiencing a crisis in their mental or emotional well-being. We are committed to the treatment and recovery of the whole person through the consistent and collaborative delivery of quality patient-centered care.
Outpatient treatment options include psychiatry, counseling and case management. Clinical staff are prepared to assist with a variety of mental health issues.
Inpatient treatment consists of working with an interdisciplinary treatment team to create goals and interventions geared toward optimizing mental and emotional well being.
How do I know when I need help?
Warning signs that your ability to cope may be compromised might include:
- Physical complaints when no medical cause can be found
- Excessive anxiety
- Prolonged feelings of despair and unhappiness, withdrawal and lack of interest in daily activities
- Feelings of being overwhelmed and helpless, lack of hope
- An unusual amount of irritability or suspiciousness
- Thoughts of harming yourself or others
- The presence of auditory or visual hallucinations
- Inability to concentrate
- Sudden shifts in mood or behavior
- Changes in sleeping/eating/spending habits
- Excessive use of alcohol / drugs