Spring Harbor Hospital Maine Behavioral Healthcare Claimed

Spring Harbor Hospital Maine Behavioral Healthcare Westbrook ME

123 Andover Road
Westbrook, ME 04092


At Spring Harbor, we are here to help you and your family with the finest inpatient psychiatric care for adults, children and adolescents. As the psychiatric hospital of the MaineHealth system, partnering with Maine Medical Center and other system hospitals, we have been providing the care and treatment for individuals suffering from mental illness in Southern Maine for over 15 years.

Service Setting

  • Hospital Inpatient
  • Hospital Inpatient Detoxification


  • Cash or Self-pay
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • State Financed Health Insurance Other Than Medicaid
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Military Insurance
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Primary Focus

  • Chemical Dependency Treatment
  • Mental Healthcare
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Services Provided

  • Dual Diagnosis Treatment
  • Cognitive Therapies
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Type of Care

  • Inpatient

About Spring Harbor Hospital Maine Behavioral Healthcare

Spring Harbor Hospital devotes more than sixty beds to the treatment of adults who experience acute psychiatric illness and co-occurring chemical dependency. Our treatment program emphasizes return-to-work strategies and cognitive therapies to help patients make the smoothest possible transition from the hospital to the community in the shortest possible time.

Our caregiving team includes a psychiatrist, psychiatric nurses, social workers, and technicians who specialize in the treatment of major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and co-occurring disorders . Average length of stay for adult patients is approximately seven days, and discharge planners assist in securing timely and appropriate aftercare services.


For Admission to Spring Harbor Hospital, at least one of the following severity of illness elements must be met (medical necessity) and the patient cannot be safely managed at a less intensive level of care:

  1. The patient has attempted to seriously harm self within 72 hours prior to the admission.
  2. The patient has attempted to harm others and/or property within 72 hours prior to admission and this behavior is judged attributable to mental illness.
  3. The patient is considered at significant and imminent risk to seriously harm self. The patient is considered at significant and imminent risk to seriously harm another person and/or property as a result of a serious mental illness.
  4. A deterioration in the patient’s level of functioning has occurred, resulting in an inability to adequately care for physical needs and representing the potential for imminent serious harm to self.
  5. There is an active psychiatric disorder interfering with the diagnosis and/or treatment of a serious medical condition and it is not responsive to a less intensive level of care.
  6. Diagnostic assessment and/or treatment has been unsuccessful at a less intensive level of care with persistence or worsening of symptoms that significantly interfere with the patient’s functioning.
  7. The patient’s condition is complicated by the need to provide for initiation of psychotropic medication.

You or your family member will need a referral from a psychiatrist, therapist or crisis team before coming to Spring Harbor Hospital. Please go to your nearest emergency room if you are in crisis or cannot wait for a psychiatric evaluation.


Adult rooms are private and semi-private rooms, featuring a private bath, wardrobe, writing desk, and views of the wooded grounds and recreational areas. Treatment areas provide designated rooms for family meetings and individual consultation between the physician and patient.

The well-maintained hospital grounds feature an adult courtyard with reflecting pool and gazebo designed for meditation, short strolls, and conversation. An indoor gym, fitness room, and walking paths provide recreational therapy.

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