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At Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville, We Offer Psychiatric Care with a Personal Touch
Patients respond best when receiving quality care in a caring environment. You can count on both at Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville. Our 22-bed acute psychiatric unit offers a full range of community-based services for persons suffering from a variety of mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety, psychosis, bipolar episodes, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and suicidal thoughts and/or impulses. 

Services We Offer
Behavioral health services are an integral part of the care offered at Baptist Health Deaconess Madisonville. We offer the following services on an inpatient basis for persons 18 years and older:

  • On-site care, including psychiatric evaluation, medical treatment, and discharge planning, with an emphasis on crisis stabilization. Care is provided by a multidisciplinary team, including nurses, case managers, and recreation therapists under the direction of a psychiatrist.
  • Group and individual therapy sessions.
  • Medication management.
  • Geriatric unit for elderly patients suffering from mood and neurocognitive disorders.
  • Other services by referral, including outpatient therapy and post-discharge medication management. 
Behavioral Health Providers Available

Behavioral health services are provided with a personal touch, by an attentive staff and in a clean and modern facility. You are always a person and never a number while you’re in our care. 

Our professional staff of nearly three dozen includes board-certified physicians in psychiatry, social workers, registered nurses, case managers, recreational therapists, and other personnel.
 

Preventing Suicide, One Lifeline at a Time
If you are thinking about suicide, please go the nearest medical emergency room, call 911, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides free and confidential support to persons in crisis 24 hours a day, seven days a week, every day of the year from anywhere in the United States. There is also a Web site: suicidepreventionlifeline.org.


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