Programs & Services

Baton Rouge Behavioral Hospital has programs that address a broad spectrum of mental health issues. Crisis care services are also available for patients in acute crisis who require immediate assistance in a secure, relaxing environment where they can heal.

Available Programs and Mental Health Counseling Services

Serving Louisiana and Southern Mississippi Communities

Adult Psychiatric Program

Provides intensive treatment for individuals dealing with medical, emotional, and mental health issues in a safe and secure setting. Under the supervision of a counseling team made up of a psychiatrist, social workers, therapists, nurses, and other unit staff, we assist patients in identifying the sources of their psychological issues that are impairing their ability to function.

depression awareness

Crisis Care Services

For patients in acute crisis who require immediate assistance in a safe, welcoming environment. The treatment is intensive and therapeutically focused, aimed at moving the individual from an inpatient setting to partial hospitalization or outpatient treatment as quickly as possible.

Serving Louisiana and Southern Mississippi Communities

Dual Diagnosis Program

Our dual diagnosis program uses a multi-disciplinary approach to treat a mental health diagnosis while addressing substance abuse issues. The Dual Diagnosis Program offers treatment to adults, ages 18 and older, who are suffering from drug and/or alcohol abuse with a co-occurring psychiatric illness in both an inpatient and partial hospitalization setting.

Who can make a referral?

Family members, physicians, clinicians, community agencies, ministers, and the judicial system can make referrals. Self-referrals are always welcome.

Programs are designed for individuals who are exhibiting one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Inability to concentrate
  • Wandering or confusion about surroundings
  • Loss of appetite
  • Increased anxiety
  • Relationship crisis
  • Agitation
  • Weight loss
  • Depression, hopelessness, or isolation
  • Use of medication or alcohol leading to dependence (for those with dual diagnosis)
  • Restlessness, disorientation, hyperactivity
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