Behavioral Health

Senior Behavioral Health Unit

Millions of people suffer physically and mentally from a wide range of behavioral illnesses. Some signs include:

  • Hopelessness
  • Worthlessness
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Increased irritability
  • Severe mood swings
  • Thoughts of self-harm
  • Increased confusion
  • Paranoid behavior

Lakewood Hospital offers integrated, comprehensive behavioral health services to patients ages 55 and older.

Our team of trained professionals includes case managers, nurses, physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and members of other special and support services, all of whom are dedicated to improving and maintaining the behavioral health and well-being of patients in the communities we serve.

The Inpatient Behavioral Health program includes one-on-one counseling, social skill enhancement, self-care and coping skill development. Recreational and occupational therapists are available on the unit as well as nutritional consults with dieticians. Family support meetings are available, and the caregivers will work to link you to the appropriate community resources for ongoing support.

For more information about our Inpatient Behavioral Health program, call toll-free 800.701.1707.