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Acute Inpatient Psychiatric

Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment for Adults

Sometimes the stresses of everyday life can be overwhelming. A particularly traumatic event or occurrence can change a person’s life in an instant, making it hard to just get through the day. When this happens, University Behavioral Center is here to help. Let us assist you in navigating through life’s unpredictable turns.

The Adult Mental Health Acute Inpatient program at University Behavioral Center is designed to help adults age 18 and older stabilize their use of medications, understand their mental health diagnoses and learn skills to better cope with their symptoms. University Behavioral Center offers short-term crisis stabilization for individuals under voluntary and involuntary (Baker Act) status.

Treatment goals may include:

  • Breaking the cycle of relapse and readmission to acute inpatient care
  • Developing social skills that promote empathy, understanding and healthy relationships with others
  • Managing symptoms
  • Understanding the effects, dosage and efficacy of medication regimens
  • Learning the value of a lifestyle that includes a healthy diet, exercise, and recreational and social activity

Services include:

  • Crisis stabilization
  • Individualized treatment plan
  • Medication management
  • Group therapy
  • Daily wellness/action planning
  • Activity therapy
  • Aftercare coordination

Common symptoms may include:

  • Anxiety/panic disorder
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Co-occurring disorders (mental health and addiction issues)
  • Phobias
  • Grief
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Anger management
  • Grief and loss issues
  • Postpartum depression
  • Other DSM V diagnoses

At University Behavioral Center, our integrated approach can give you the tools necessary to help return to a productive and healthy life. Contact us to learn more about how our programs can help you thrive.

We’re Here to Help

University Behavioral Center offers no-cost, confidential assessments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call us any time at 407-281-7000. If you need immediate medical assistance, contact 911 or seek the nearest emergency room.