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Adult Inpatient

Treatment Approach
Silver Hill gave me my start. It showed me that there was a way out that I thought was authentic. I was exposed to other people, other things and other concepts that made me believe there was a possible future for me.
- Susan B.
When your mental health is in crisis

Inpatient treatment is often an essential first step in the recovery from mental illness or addiction. It is the most intensive form of care, indicated for a phase of illness that requires a great deal of management. At Silver Hill, we pride ourselves on offering a high clinician-to-patient ratio so that each patient can receive the individualized attention he or she needs.

Inpatient care provides stabilization, symptom reduction, medication management and detoxification when indicated. It prepares patients for subsequent levels of care – and we begin planning for those as soon as a patient is admitted. For many patients, the next stage will be extended treatment in one of our residential transitional living programs where a patient continues treatment while living on-campus. Intensive outpatient programs are also available for patients who live at home and are able to come to Silver Hill several days a week for treatment. Other patients may be discharged directly to continued treatment by their referring clinician.

What we treat

As a psychiatric hospital, we are uniquely positioned to treat a comprehensive array of psychiatric and addiction disorders, including:

Anxiety disorders
The persistent, excessive and unrealistic worry about everyday things.
Bipolar disorder
A severe mental illness that causes changes in a person's mood, energy and ability to function.
Persistent feelings of pervasive sadness, hopelessness and helplessness that interfere with thinking and daily activities.
Schizoaffective Disorder
A condition in which features of both psychosis and mood problems (depression or mania) occur together with the features of psychosis persisting beyond the episodes of mood disturbance.
A psychiatric disorder characterized by a loss of appropriate emotional responses and the inability to organize thoughts and behaviors. It can also include delusional thinking and hallucination.
Substance use disorders
The compulsive or difficult-to-control use of drugs or alcohol despite negative or harmful consequences.
Eating disorders
A range of disorders characterized by abnormal or disturbed eating habits, including anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.
Types of treatment offered

We offer a variety of evidence-based, patient-focused treatments, including:

Psychiatric Diagnostic Evaluation
Based on information gathered from the patient, their family and their community clinicians, we develop a preliminary diagnosis and treatment plan.
Medical Detoxification
Medically supervised treatment designed to safely eliminate intoxicating or addictive substances from the body.
Pharmacologic Therapies
The use of medications in the treatment of mental health disorders.
Electroconvulsive Therapy
A medical treatment that involves applying a brief electric current to the brain, used for specific disorders with evidence-based indications for this treatment.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
A goal-oriented therapy that focuses on identifying and changing damaging patterns of thought and behavior.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Designed to provide patients with the skills necessary to regulate emotions, control self-destructive behaviors and improve interpersonal relations.
Our Treatment Team
Our multispecialty team includes psychiatrists, nurses, social workers and dieticians.
Fees for treatment

Inpatient treatment is generally covered by health insurance. We require payment prior to discharge, to cover anticipated co-payments, deductibles or co-insurance for which the patient and/or guarantor is financially responsible. Our Admissions Staff can help you determine your insurance benefits.

Silver Hill Hospital participates in the following insurance or behavioral health managed care organizations:

• Aetna
• Anthem Blue Cross
• Blue Cross Plans other states
• Cigna
• Connecticare
• Magellan Behavioral Health (Yale employees)
• Managed Health Network
• Medicare
• United Health Care/Oxford Health Plans/Optum
• Value Options
• Yale Health Plan (Yale students)

Let’s get started.

Allow us to help you get better. Contact us today to find out which program might be right for you, or to begin the process of arranging for treatment.

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1 (866) 542 4455

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