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Behavioral Health Psychiatry

Behavioral Health services at The Queen's Medical Center collaborates with families and community organizations to provide comprehensive psychiatric care to facilitate outcome and evidence-based treatment for patients in the most appropriate treatment setting.

Our program is designed to create a balance of personal time and structured activities in support of continuing growth and independence. The treatment program includes:

  • Acute care behavioral health unit available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Art therapy
  • Educational classes
  • Group therapy
  • Individualized psychiatric evaluation and treatment planning
  • Individual psychotherapy
  • Medication management
  • Milieu therapy
  • Occupational Therapy

The caring Behavioral Health staff provides psychiatric treatment addressing a range of conditions including:

  • Anxiety: fear, panic attacks, racing thoughts, post-traumatic stress, disrupted sleep/eating patterns
  • Community Role Disruption: difficulty managing self-care, impaired work performance, difficulty accessing or limited understanding of community resources
  • Depression: hopelessness, home isolation, diminished self-worth, social withdrawal
  • Grief/Loss: traumatic experiences, stress, loss of a loved one, inability to cope with change
  • Interpersonal Difficulties: low self-esteem, limited social support, difficulty interacting with others
  • Mania: racing thoughts, excessive energy, irritability, irrational/grandiose thinking
  • Perceptual Impairments: auditory/visual hallucinations, psychosis, sensory distortion
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction: substance dependence, relapse, inability to cope with addiction
  • Thought Disorders: delusional thinking, paranoia, disorganized thinking, difficulty concentrating, confusion