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The seating area known as the porch

The seating area known as the "porch" is a quiet, comfortable spot for patients and staff to talk.

Therapies are individualized for each patient’s unique needs. These may include a variety of evidence-based treatment services, including medication, group psychotherapy (“talk therapy”), individual crisis support and intervention, family involvement and education, consultation from outpatient experts, electroconvulsive therapy, and group activities.

Participation in therapeutic group activities is an important part of each patient’s treatment. The therapy staff assesses each patient individually at the beginning of the stay to determine the appropriate level and focus of treatment. Therapeutic groups are presented by activity therapists, nurses, social workers, and physicians. These activities use various approaches to improve self-care, including skill building, discussion groups, music therapy, physical exercise, and more.