AdultPsychThe Acute Psychiatric Inpatient program at TMC Behavioral Health Center offers treatment to adults, ages 18 and older, who are struggling with mental health issues, such as:

  • Suicidal feelings or thoughts
  • Extreme anger or dangerous behavior
  • Anxiety or panic attacks
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Hallucinations or delusional thinking
  • Phobias
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Physical or sexual abuse
  • The use of drugs or alcohol accompanied by a psychiatric diagnosis
  • Substance abuse

Our inpatient program offers:

  • An intensive, therapeutic structure
  • Psychiatric and crisis stabilization
  • Customized treatment plans for each individual
  • 24-hour nursing care
  • Discharge Planning

Our team works with each patient to provide an individualized treatment plan. The main focus of the plan is to relieve symptoms of emotional crisis and help the patient regain control of his or her life.

Evaluation

The treatment process at TMC Behavioral Health Center begins with a complete diagnosis and evaluation that includes:

  • Clinical interview
  • Physical examination
  • Social and psychological assessments
  • Special therapeutic and addictions evaluation
  • Psychiatric evaluation

Treatment and Follow Up

A team of healthcare professionals, led by the patient’s psychiatrist, develops a plan of therapies tailored to the individual needs of each patient. Some patients may require special medications to correct biochemical disturbances. The program includes:

  • Individual and group therapies
  • Expressive therapies
  • Coping skills training
  • Groups specifically designed for the older adult
  • Addiction education
  • AfterCare meetings
  • Discharge planning
  • Family therapy
  • Medication management

We begin planning for each patient’s successful return to their community and daily life as soon as they are admitted. These plans may include continuing care with our attending physician, an outpatient treatment program or other community resources.

Clinical Team

The acute inpatient team at TMC Behavioral Health Center consists of:

  • Psychiatrists
  • 24-hour psychiatric nursing care
  • Mental health specialists
  • Case managers
  • Social workers
  • Recreational therapists