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FAQ
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Will I have my own doctor?

Yes. You will be assigned to one of our full-time staff doctors with whom you will meet regularly. The doctor will get to know you and do a careful diagnostic assessment. Based on this assessment you and your doctor will develop a treatment plan. If it includes medication your doctor will initiate medication treatment, adjust the dose as needed and assess its effectiveness.

Is there a psychiatrist on site at all times?

Yes. There is a psychiatrist on site at Silver Hill Hospital 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Should I bring my medications with me?

Yes. You should bring all medications you are currently taking, including prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, vitamin supplements and homeopathic remedies.

Will you change my medications?

Your psychiatrist will determine what medications are appropriate. Any medication changes will be discussed with you prior to being made.

Will I be allowed to do school work?

Yes. Time is set aside each day for school work under the guidance of a certified teacher.

Is the unit locked?

Yes. All inpatient units are locked.

What do I bring with me?

Click here to view a list of items you may bring.

Can I have my phone or computer?

No. Personal phones and computers are not permitted in the facility. There is an in-unit phone that patients may use to contact their family members.

What is a typical day?
8:15 – 8:45 am
9:00 – 9:15 am
9:15 – 11:15 am
11:30 am – 12:15 pm
12:15 – 12:45 pm
1:00 – 1:45 pm
2:00 – 2:45 pm
3:00 – 3:45 pm
4:30 – 5:30 pm
5:30 – 6:00 pm
6:30 – 7:30 pm
7:30 – 8:30 pm
8:45 – 9:00 pm
9:00 – 10:00 pm
10:00 pm
Breakfast
Goals Group
School
Recovery Discussion
Lunch
Group Therapy
Group Therapy
Recreation Therapy
Leisure Time, Gym, Art Therapy
Dinner
Journaling/Homework
Visiting Hours
Community Meeting
Activity Group
Curfew
How long will I be there?

Your psychiatrist will discuss with you how long you will be here for treatment. The average length of stay is 7-10 days.

Can people send me a “care package”?

Yes. Please refer to the what to bring list to determine what is permitted in your program.

May I have visitors?

Yes. Adults and children 12+ who are members of your immediate family may visit you. Only 2 visitors are permitted at a time in designated areas.

What are the visiting hours?

Monday – Friday 7:30 – 8:30 pm
Saturday 2:00 – 2:30 pm
Sunday 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Can I leave when I want to?

If you wish to leave the hospital prior to your suggested discharge date, you are encouraged to discuss it with your psychiatrist.

What do I do when I leave?

We take discharge planning very seriously and our clinical staff will work with you and your family from day one to create a safe, healthy, and meaningful plan for life after you are discharged. This may include further residential treatment, intensive outpatient treatment, or scheduled appointments with your physicians and therapists.

Silver Hill Hospital
For your reference

To learn more about our range of programs in the Adolescent Center please download our brochure.

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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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