- Chemical Dependency Treatment
Asking for help does not need to be difficult or embarrassing. Emotional problems are real and very painful. They can drain a person’s strength as well as have a negative impact on personal and family wellness. St. Mary Mercy’s Behavioral Medicine Department offers a wide range of mental health and chemical dependency services. Our professional staff of dedicated clinicians includes social workers, psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists and addictionologists, all of whom have a wide variety of clinical expertise and experience working with people in need of assistance. The goal of our staff is to provide remarkable service and remarkable care for which the Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is known.
The Department of Behavioral Medicine aims to restore individuals to their highest level of functioning within the family and community. The Department is comprised of the Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Units, and Outpatient Chemical Dependency Services. All services are delivered by a team of highly trained physicians, nurses, therapists, counselors and support staff.
Adults 18 years of age or older who are committed to achieving and maintaining a sober lifestyle
Along with inpatient residential services, St. Mary Mercy's Behavioral Medicine Department also offers the following treatment options:
Before you are admitted, please talk to your physician about getting Nicotine Replacement Therapy during your stay. Patients will not be allowed to smoke or use tobacco products while they are admitted to St. Mary Mercy Hospital.
Wholesome, nourishing and well-balanced meals are an important part of your treatment and recovery. St. Mary Mercy Hospital makes every effort to provide nutritious meals that are prepared according to your doctor's orders. Patients are served breakfast between 7:30 and 9 a.m., lunch between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and dinner between 4:30 and 6 p.m. Occasionally your meal may be delayed if you are scheduled for a special test or treatment.
A Hostess/Host will provide you with personal meal service during your stay with us. Your Hostess/Host will take your menu orders and deliver your meals. The hospital maintains a staff of registered dietitians to meet your dietary needs during your stay.