Emergency Center Crisis Services
The Providence St. Peter Hospital Crisis Services Counselors and Technicians provide clinical support for persons who present to the ER with symptoms of a mental illness, who are in emotional distress, or who are struggling with addiction issues. The Crisis Services Staff complete an assessment to determine the safety needs of the patient. They also offer crisis intervention and assessment for the need for inpatient mental health treatment and outpatient referrals. The Crisis Services staff also provide discharge planning and community resources to best meet the needs of patients and their families.
Psychiatrists and ARNPs offer psychiatric treatment in our hospital-based clinic.
Inpatient Psychiatry consists of an 18-bed acute voluntary unit. Treatment is provided to adults who are experiencing a mental health crisis. The treatment team includes a psychiatrist, social worker and psychiatric nurses. We focus on improving the patient’s condition so he or she can return to the community as soon as possible.
Older Adult Mental Health Services - we offer a specialized intensive program for adults ages 55 and older who are seeking diagnosis and treatment for a mental health problem.
Intensive Outpatient Program - This intensive weekday program is an alternative to or transition from a hospital stay. Treatment includes group therapy and activities, family support, education and links to community resources. Flexible scheduling encourages an early return to independent living.
A service we offer for health care professionals, our team works to provide assessment and evaluation of patients.