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Senior Behavioral Health Unit

Treating Both Body and Mind

A Team-Centered Treatment Approach

For many adults, behavioral health problems can be serious and challenging to their physical health. With a proper individualized treatment plan, patients can greatly enhance their quality of life and return to their families and communities.

Southern Regional’s specialized Senior Behavioral Health unit provides compassionate and engaging care designed for the unique physical and emotional needs of older adults. Our safe and secure environment is under the guidance of an experienced team of health professionals who are committed to guiding our patients on their journey to well-being, and supporting their families in this process.

Referral Line: 770-897-7034.

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Our secured Senior Behavioral Health unit offers short-term treatment to stabilize adults who are experiencing mental health issues requiring care beyond outpatient treatment. Our patients stay in private rooms, dress in their own clothes, and are supported with a complement of therapeutic programs and services providing the stabilization and engagement they need to heal.

Conditions We Treat

  • Anxiety
  • Cognitive Changes
  • Depression
  • Mood Disorders
  • Paranoia
  • Phobias
  • Psychosis
  • Suicidal Feelings

Our Services

Our wide range of medical and behavioral health services include:

  • Psychiatric assessment and treatment
  • Management of medical conditions
  • Medication management
  • Dietary consultation
  • Recreational therapy based on assessment
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Education for patients and families on diagnosis, treatment options, and medications
  • Discharge planning and financial counseling

Our Team Approach

Our healthcare professionals work together to address each person’s unique needs. Our team is comprised of psychiatrists, registered nurses, clinical social workers, mental health technicians, and recreational therapists.

Prior to admission, patients receive a screening to ensure they are medically stable and meet admission criteria.

Our unit accepts referrals and admissions 24-hours-a-day.