Griffin Hospital's Inpatient Psychiatric Unit provides effective psychiatric care in a safe, peaceful environment where traditional therapeutic approaches such as individual and group therapy are enhanced with complementary services such as patient education, aroma therapy, arts and entertainment, and journaling.
The Inpatient Psychiatric Unit offers thorough evaluation and focused brief treatment for voluntary and involuntary patients who cannot be effectively treated in a less intensive setting. Treatment is provided through a structured therapeutic setting for individuals and groups with an emphasis on the reduction of symptoms, stress management, enhancement of coping skills and medication management.
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Discharge is carefully coordinated with other relevant department programs and community providers, including case management services.
Services are provided by board certified psychiatrists, licensed psychiatric social workers, nurses, clinical nurse specialists, mental health workers, and occupational and activity therapists. This multidisciplinary team collaborates with the patient (and family, when appropriate) to establish focused, time-limited treatment goals based on the individual needs of each patient.