Glendale Adventist Medical Center provides professional, compassionate behavioral health care services for people dealing with the symptoms of a mental illness.
Behavioral Medicine is the specialty that specifically focuses on the health of a person's mind. Since mental health issues frequently have a physiological basis or can contribute to medical problems, Behavioral Medicine patients receive whole person care. Patients' family members participate in the treatment and recovery process.
Glendale Adventist Medical Center's Behavioral Medicine Services offers a full continuum of care for adults, including inpatient and outpatient services.
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Hospital-Based Psychiatry Services
The Inpatient Behaviorial Health and Recovery Services at GAMC are widely regarded by health care professionals and the community for providing exceptional care to patients and families. Included in this array of services are:
- Psychiatric emergency intervention
- Crisis stabilization
- Acute psychiatric care
- Complex case management
- Dual diagnosis treatment (chemical dependency and psychiatric disorders)
- Senior care intensive intervention
- Return-to-life programs
- Neuro-psychiatric clinical trials
- Somatic therapies
Partial Hospitalization / Outpatient Services
GAMC provides behavioral medicine outpatient services to people dealing with the symptoms of a mental illness. Our outpatient programs address a wide variety of patient needs, including issues related to an individual's personal development, crises related to aging, challenges with returning to work after after a serious illness complexities of co-occuring disorders and recovery from a serious mental illness. Our staff of professionals--psychiatrists, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, social workers, registered nurses and others--work together to recommend the best course of treatment for each unique person.
Alcohol and Drug Services (GAADS)
One of the leading residential treatment programs in our area,Glendale Adventist Alcohol and Drug Services is recognized throughout the state as a model program for alcohol and drug rehabilitation. Services include a 24-hour structured residential inpatient therapy program, outpatient services, and medical, sub-acute and outpatient detoxification.
Designated Diagnostic Specialty Unit
GAADS,the Partial Hospitalization Program and the Psych East Unit recently became designated Diagnostic Specialty Units for ValueOptions, the nation's largest independent behavioral health managed care company.The DSU program has identified GAMC as a facility that continually demonstrates excellence, success and quality in treating diagnosis-specific complex psychiatric and chemical dependency disorders.
Outreach Teams / Crisis Intervention
Glendale Adventist Behavioral Medicine specialists provide crisis intervention, conduct assessments and assist with admission into a hospital program 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The crisis teams respond to the needs of patients and family members, as well as work with local law enforcement and social service personnel, clergy and other health care professionals.