Like a beacon of safety to guide individuals through life’s storms, Port St. Lucie Hospital’s Adult Mental Health Program provides intensive inpatient and partial hospitalization treatment for individuals dealing with medical, emotional and psychiatric issues in a safe and secure setting. These emotional issues include:
Under the supervision of a psychiatric team made up of a psychiatrist, social workers, therapists, nurses and other unit staff, patients are assisted in identifying the sources of their psychological issues that are impairing the individuals ability to function. The treatment is intensive and therapeutically focused, aimed at moving the individual from an inpatient setting to partial hospitalization or outpatient therapy as quickly as possible.
Port St. Lucie Hospital’s Adult Mental Health Program provides the highest quality assessment, diagnosis, stabilization and treatment for adults with acute psychiatric issues which require inpatient or partial hospitalization. Treatment is provided for our patients with kindness, empathy, dignity and respect at all levels in the continuum of care in order to maximize the individual’s ability to achieve successful mental and emotional health.
Before a patient begins treatment, several assessments are conducted to evaluate the patient’s physical, social and emotional health. The assessments help determine the appropriate level of care, which may be inpatient or partial hospitalization treatment. Treatment modalities consist of:
Planning for discharge, be it a return to a home environment or an alternate living arrangement, begins on the day of admission. Social workers and the treatment team, with the input and assistance of family members help to make the transition to community living a safe and seamless experience.
Medicare and most HMO’s and PPO’s are accepted and financial arrangements for self-pay may also be made.
If you or a loved one is in need of mental health services, please call one of our Admissions Specialists at (772) 335-0400.