Dedicated Adult Behavioral Health Program
Behavioral Health Services provides 2 inpatient units comprised of 71 beds, a 4-bed Behavioral Health Emergency Room, a 24-Hour Referral Line as well as both Inpatient and Outpatient Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT).
The Center is licensed and JCAHO accredited. Care is provided in a friendly, welcoming and supportive environment. From the time of admission to discharge, the multidisciplinary team focuses on an individualized plan-of-care that is based upon a comprehensive assessment of the individual’s strengths, needs, signs and symptoms.
Treatment services can include:
- Comprehensive psychosocial assessment
- Medication stabilization and education
- Individualized treatment planning
- Crisis support
- Psychological educational groups
- Recreational therapy
- Discharge planning
- Family education and support
4-Bed Behavioral Health Emergency Room
When emergencies happen fast, Largo Medical Center is known for its excellent average ER wait times. In another effort to meet the needs of the community, Largo Medical Center has a 4-bed Behavioral Health Emergency Room. It’s located at Largo Medical Center on Indian Rocks Road.
This 4-bed behavioral health emergency room has been designed to meet the needs of patients who are experiencing a mental health crisis. It was designed to provide a comfortable atmosphere for patients while incorporating the most up-to-date safety features. Patients will be medically screened for the most appropriate service available and may be referred to an outpatient setting, transferred to another facility or admitted into the hospital’s behavioral health unit for treatment.
Behavioral health related conditions that can be treated at Largo Medical Center include:
- Symptoms of depression
- Symptoms of anxiety
- Thoughts of harm to self or others
Advantages of this 4-Bed Behavioral Health Emergency Room at Largo Medical Center include:
- Private, secure rooms
- Staff who are experienced in managing mental health emergencies
- The connection to a fully-staffed and serviced in-house behavioral health department
- Overview of Services
- Psychiatric Emergency Room
- Adult Crisis Services
- The Call Center
- Electroconvulsive Therapy
- The Retreat
- Crisis Unit