Comprehensive services focus on treating the individual to help restore balance and a sense of well-being. Norwood Hospital is will also able to address any medical problems that may accompany a patient’s mental health.
Behavioral Health Services Include:
Inpatient Adult Behavioral Health Services
Norwood Hospital’s inpatient program includes a secure 21-bed adult psychiatric unit, as well as a 12-bed unit for patients with less demanding physical needs. The program offers a structured environment with daily programming that focuses is on diagnostic assessment, reduction of acute symptoms and development of an aftercare plan.
Inpatient Senior Behavioral Health Services
The geropsychiatric unit at Norwood Hospital is a secure 28-bed unit for patients 55 or older. The unit’s staff is specialized in caring for patients with behavioral and cognitive impairments, as well as existing medical conditions.
Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
Norwood Hospital offers electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) – a well-established, safe, and accepted medical procedure for the treatment of many types of mental and emotional conditions. ECT plays an active and important role in the clinical care of many patients.
Confidential Crisis Hotline
For individuals in crisis, Norwood Hospital maintains a toll free, confidential crisis hotline. This access center assists individuals and families in locating appropriate treatment programs for psychiatric and substance abuse problems. For help, call 800-331-2900.