Holy Family Hospital – Methuen
A Steward Family Hospital
The Center for Behavioral Medicine70 East Street Methuen, MA 01844
A general hospital.
ADMISSIONS: Admission to the two DMH licensed inpatient units require evaluation by a mental health provider in the emergency room.
ADULT SERVICES & SPECIALTIES: St. Dymphna is a 22-bed unit, and St. Michael is a 25 bed unit and both provide the same services which includes a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis and treatment provided by a psychiatrist or nurse practitioner. Social workers provide assessments, support and discharge planning. The 24-hour nursing staff provide mental health education, medication administration, and support. Milieu care provided by all staff. Provide dual diagnosis treatment with detoxification and assist in discharge planning in order to support sobriety. Substance abuse counselor provides group therapy and 1:1 assistance and support for sobriety and evaluation for potential programs post discharge. Occupational therapists provide groups throughout the week which may include stress management, mindfulness, education on mental illness and management of symptoms. Patient is the lead in their treatment and are strongly encouraged in recovery and return to community with adequate supports for continued growth and management of symptoms.
INSURANCE: Most accepted including MBHP.
COMMENTS: A no smoking facility but offer Nicotine Replacement Therapy to try to ensure patient comfort.