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Inpatient Services


10th Floor

Our department has a major responsibility for care of patients with mental health problems in our community. We have a busy, inpatient service. The unit is staffed around the clock with psychiatric nurses, psych techs, resident doctors, attending doctors, and medical students. There are also case managers during the week to assist with counseling and discharge planning.

Visiting Hours:
Monday thru Saturday, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm - Visitors Must be ages 18 and over
Monday thru Saturday, 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Visitors Must be ages 18 and over
Sundays, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Children of Any Age Allowed
Appropriate Dress Required

Psychiatric Crisis Unit

The Crisis Unit consists of 15 patient rooms with temporary beds.  The Unit is locked at all times and monitored by a closed-circuit camera system. There are two nursing stations, a day room for patients, and two resident and student offices. The unit is staffed around the clock with psychiatric nurses, psych techs, resident doctors, attending doctors, and medical students. There is also a case manager during the week to assist with counseling and discharge planning. Patients may receive psychiatric assessment, stabilization, substance abuse education and referral, crisis counseling, medication management, admission to the 10th floor for extended care if needed, and social services referral. The PCU works closely with local mental health agencies, Medicaid and Medicare rehabilitation clinics, the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, STEPS, Northwest Regional Center for Addictive Disorders, as well as other substance abuse treatment and mental health treatment centers.

University Health Conway
4864 Jackson Street
Monroe, LA 71210
(318) 330-7000

University Health Conway is a general acute care hospital with outpatient clinics operated by University Health Shreveport. Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment is available in our dedicated Inpatient Unit. The unit is staffed around the clock with psychiatric nurses, psych techs, resident doctors, attending doctors, and medical students. There are case managers during the week to assist with counseling and discharge planning. The consult and day-call programs provide assistance to other inpatient and outpatient services on site, as well as supplying close support and evaluation of acutely mentally ill patients in the Emergency Department during the day.

 

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