As one of Connecticut’s largest providers of behavioral healthcare services, St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health’s inpatient care offers comprehensive acute psychiatric treatment for children, adolescents and adults including medical detoxification and dual-diagnosis services.
Inpatient services for children and adolescents
St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services provides comprehensive and developmentally appropriate inpatient treatment for children and adolescents at St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Behavioral Health Service, Westport Campus.
The inpatient program provides a safe, highly structured and supportive environment designed to encourage positive behavioral growth and improve functioning. Treatment is under the clinical supervision of a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist. St. Vincent's also offers Pet Therapy by appointment. Click in to learn more about our therapy dog.
The family is an integral part of the treatment process and is encouraged to work in concert with the treatment team to develop an individualized treatment plan. Educational services are an essential part of every patient's treatment plan and are addressed by way of Seton Academy, an accredited special education school.
Inpatient services for adults
St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health Services provides inpatient treatment for acute psychiatric conditions, medical detoxification for adults who are chemically dependent and a specialized program for individuals with co-existing psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.
Treatment is under the clinical supervision of a board-certified psychiatrist. A patient's treatment plan revolves around a thorough evaluation of the individual's medical, psychiatric, social and occupational needs. The patient’s family is strongly encouraged to be involved in the therapy and discharge planning.
St. Vincent’s Behavioral Health services provides inpatient services and comprehensive treatment in two acute-care locations:
- St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Behavioral Health Service, Westport Campus
- Provides comprehensive psychiatric medical detoxification and dual-diagnosis treatment programs to address mental-health and addiction disorders. The adult inpatient program consists of 60 inpatient beds and provides patients with a safe, highly structured and supportive environment designed to encourage positive behavioral growth and improve functioning.
- St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Behavioral Health Service, Bridgeport Campus
- Offers inpatient psychiatric, medical detoxification and dual diagnosis treatment services for adults with mental health and substance abuse disorders in our 16-bed acute care unit.
For more information, visit www.stvincentsbehavioralhealth.org
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