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Behavioral Health Center

Phone: (252) 975-4121
628 East 12th Street Washington
, NC 27889

Beaufort County Medical Center Behavioral Health is an adult psychiatric inpatient unit that provides for the emotional and physical well being of each patient. The staff, led by an experienced board-certified psychiatrist, consists of experienced nurses, clinical social workers, therapists, and other clinical staff. Each patient receives a personalized treatment plan and can enter a comprehensive treatment program, often involving family and community-based services. Accredited by The Joint Commission and the NC Division of Health Service Regulation, the Behavioral Health Center offers seven-day programming, diagnostic assessments and evaluations, crisis medication stabilization and management, individual and group therapies, recreational therapies, patient and family education, discharge and referral planning, and observational services. The Behavioral Health Center accepts most major insurance plans, Medicaid and Medicare.

About Us
•Adult Inpatient
• Seven - Day Programming
• Comprehensive Diagnostic Assessment and/or Evaluation
• Crisis Medication Stabilization and Management
• Individual and Group Therapies
• Recreational Therapies
• Patient /Family Education Services
•Comprehensive Discharge Planning
•Psychological Testing (as needed)

Staff
• Medical Director
• Program Director
• Nursing Director
• Community Education Director
• Psychiatric RNs
• Psychiatric LPNs
• Psychiatric Nursing Assistants
• Clinical Social Workers
• Recreational Therapists

Admission
• Adults 18-years and older
• Medically stable
• Axis 1 Mental Illness Diagnosis
• Suicide attempts
• Suicide ideations
• Homicidal ideations with poor impulse control
• Actively psychotic
• Disorientation or memory impairment severe enough to endanger welfare of self or others
• Failure at less acute level of care
*the above is not all inclusive

Exclusionary
• Diagnosis of Dementia, without behavioral component which can be expected to respond
   positively to treatment in the inpatient setting
• Severe developmental disability
• Terminal illness without a treatable Axis 1 diagnosis
• Inability to actively participate in treatment or to benefit from treatment

Accredited by
The Joint Commission NC Division of Health Regulation



Behavioral Health Center is a division of Beaufort Regional Health System

 

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Beaufort Regional Health System
628 East 12th Street, Washington, NC 27889