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Behavioral Health

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The community's first choice for quality mental health care is Behavioral Health Services at Morton Plant Hospital. For more than 20 years, we have provided inpatient treatment to those suffering from a personal crisis or mental illness that requires treatment in a structured, supervised setting.

Inpatient Service

Inpatient treatment consists of individual and group sessions, activity therapy, medication therapy and social work services. Programs are designed to fit a patient’s individual needs, while helping to restore his or her ability to function as independently as possible. A qualified team of professionals, led by a psychiatrist, assists patients in the treatment process.

Behavioral Health Services offered at Morton Plant Hospital include:

  • Adult Inpatient Program - Specifically designed for adults 18 years and older experiencing a crisis due to emotional and psychiatric problems. Provides a secure, safe environment supervised by registered nurses.
  • Adult Dual Diagnosis Inpatient Program - Created to meet the needs of adults suffering from co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders. Designed as a short-term intervention to help stabilize life imbalances related to primary psychiatric illness and substance use. Program admission is voluntary.
  • Geriatric Inpatient Program - A 14-bed secure unit providing individualized treatment to help elderly people 62 years and older overcome psychiatric problems. A variety of treatment options are available to help stabilize patients and improve their daily functioning.
  • Pediatric Inpatient Program - This specialized treatment program offers a secure 14-bed unit designed for children and adolescents in need of short-term intensive treatment for problems such as depression, self-destructive behavior or behavior that endangers others.

For more information about our inpatient programs, call our 24-hour intake line at (727) 462-3911.