Behavioral Health

Walk with Us on Your Path to Wellness

At Lehigh Regional Medical Center, quality care is our number one priority. Opening in the the spring of 2019, our inpatient behavorial health unit will reside within the hospital and will be designed specifically for adults ages 55 and older who are experiencing a wide range of emotional, social and behavorial issues that affect the healthy function of their daily lives. We believe that a supportive, family-oriented environment is one of the first steps to recovery, and we encourage family involvement in our patients' care.

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Services

Our team will offer a wide range of medical and behavioral health services, including:

  1. Psychiatric assessment and treatment
  2. Management of medical conditions
  3. Medication management
  4. Dietary consultation
  5. Recreational therapy assessment and treatment
  6. Psychotherapy: individual, family and group
  7. Education for patients and families on diagnosis, treatment options and medications
  8. Assistance with discharge planning and financial issues

Also in the spring of 2019, the hospital will resume its Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) program. For those who can't use or don't respond to medication or psychotherapy, ECT is a treatment option. It can also help patients in life-threatening situations; for example, someone at risk of suicide.

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