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 summer of 2018, our 27-bed 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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Meet our Medical Director

Ivan Mazzorana Jr., M.D., a well-known, well-respected psychiatrist with a private practice in Fort Myers, Florida, is the Medical Director of Behavioral Health at Lehigh Regional Medical Center. "Our goal is to have a place of healing that will provide all of the necessary conditions and expertise to help those in need be successful."

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

For those who can't use or don't respond to medication or psychotherapy, there is a treatment option called Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT). It can also help patients in life-threatening situations; for example, someone at risk of suicide. At Lehigh Regional Medical Center, starting March 2, we will provide ECT as an outpatient procedure on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, please call our ECT Coordinator at (239) 368-4444.

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