Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital Review
Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital is an Acadia Healthcare facility located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It offers adolescent, adult and geriatric mental health care. There are inpatient, outpatient and longer term residential treatment options. Clients can expect individualized care that includes individual and group therapy, medication management and aftercare planning. Treatment involves around the clock support and evidence-based approaches.
Accommodations and Food
There are 88 beds in total that accommodate all the age groups of clients throughout the facility. The rooms are double occupancy for the most part with shared bathrooms in the hallways. The facility includes a large indoor gymnasium, outdoor basketball court, and living room space with love seats and a TV.
An on-site kitchen staff prepares all meals. This includes cooks and a dietary aide who work on the food prep, and the staff dietitian who plans all the meals. Clients eat with their program groups in the cafeteria and dining hall.
Treatment and Staff
Treatment at this facility addresses a number of mental illnesses and disorders. This includes depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, psychosis and co-occurring disorders. There is a medical detox program for clients who need stabilization upon admission. This service pertains to those in the dual diagnosis treatment track. Clients attend several group sessions every day, and at least one individual session per week. The groups address whatever specific issues clients are dealing with. All of the treatment protocols are age appropriate. Medication management is available.
Common treatment approaches include CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing (MI) and other experiential therapies. Treatment for clients addressing their substance abuse is not based on the 12 steps, however the staff does recommend clients seek out AA or NA communities during their discharge planning. There is no set amount of time that clients are expected to remain in treatment.
Staff includes psychiatrists, medical doctors, nurses, and LCSW.
Family therapy is included in every client treatment plan.
The programming at Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital focuses on strength based approaches and individualized plans. Clients learn a series of skills to help manage and cope with their symptoms. Each of the programs are caring and appropriate for each of the age groups that the facility serves.
Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital Location
804 N Holtzclaw Ave
Chattanooga, TN 37404
Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital Cost
Call for details. Insurance is accepted. Reach Acadia Erlanger Behavioral Health Hospital by phone at (844) 329-1251.
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