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Mental Health Services

Managing our lives during complex times is often a challenge. But when difficulties with behavioral health arise, carrying out everyday responsibilities can seem almost impossible. When this happens, the behavioral health staff at Washington Adventist Hospital is here for you - to listen, to educate and to help you feel better as quickly as possible.

Levels of Service

Levels of service include inpatient care, Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), Intensive Outpatient, and Intensive Outpatient Program for Co-Occurring Disorders. Our staff includes a multidisciplinary team of registered nurses, psychiatric counselors, social workers and activity therapists.

Inpatient Behavioral Health Services

The acute inpatient services at Washington Adventist Hospital offer a team approach to care. This includes individual and group treatment such as group therapy, occupational therapy groups, patient education groups, therapeutic recreation and family meetings. Some of our specialty programs include the psychiatric and substance abuse programs and a three-to-five day detoxification program. Clinical evaluation and crisis intervention is available 24 hours a day for emergencies.

Partial Hospitalization Program

Alternatives are available to inpatient hospitalization for individuals able to manage their lives after the treatment day ends. The Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) provides highly structured, active treatment during the day to patients 18 years and older.

Intensive Outpatient Program for Co-Occurring Disorders

This program focuses on learning techniques to prevent relapse of emotional or mental disorders and symptoms of substance abuse. The intensive program consists of structure and routine involving therapeutic groups and educational groups. Patients must be 18 or older.

Medication Management

Our expert clinical staff offers medication management services for patients who need regular medication review and consultation.

Accessing Our Services

To contact the behavioral health services of Washington Adventist Hospital, please call our needs assessment department at 301-891-5602.