Montgomery County Emergency Services - Inpatient Recovery

Montgomery County Emergency Service - Montgomery; Norristown

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General Information
Description of ServiceThe MCES Inpatient Program provides crisis intervention, comprehensive assessment, short-term intensive psychiatric treatment, medical assessment, and discharge planning services to individuals and their family members.

Treatment Team

MCES uses a multidisciplinary treatment team approach for all its clients. The team is composed of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychiatric nurses, social workers, allied therapists, and psychiatric technicians. All staff is trained and has experience in treating adolescents, adults, and geriatrics with emotional and substance abuse problems.

Program Goals

The goals of the MCES Inpatient Program are:

- To provide intensive and comprehensive psychiatric services to all in need in our community.
- To maintain and advocate for clients' rights and individual dignity.
- To educate and assist clients and their families.
- To promote continuity of care that leads to clients' successful integration in the community.
- To promote recovery and long-term stability in the community.

Program Services

- Assessment: Every client receives a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and physical examination upon admission to determine level of care and specific treatment needs.
- Medication Management/Education: Each client is evaluated for the necessity of medication and educated on the benefits and side effects of these medications.
- Group Therapy: Therapy is provided by the Psychology Department to assist clients in identifying their stressors and improving their coping skills.
- Dual Diagnosis Program: Educational/problem solving groups and individual counseling is offered. AA is also provided.
- Individual Psychotherapy/Counseling: Sessions are held daily with a psychiatrist, psychologist and/or nursing staff.
- Family/Couples Therapy: Therapy is provided by the Psychology and Psychiatry Departments when indicated.
- Educational Groups: The groups are run by the clinical disciplines with an emphasis on relapse prevention, wellness and recovery.
- Allied Therapy: This work involves comprehensive programming utilizing creative arts, recreational and educational groups. It also includes individual therapy, including My Action Plan (MAP), a comprehensive relapse prevention program that can be completed in five days.
- Discharge Planning/Case Management: This assists individuals in determining appropriate resources in the community or other inpatient facility, if appropriate.
- Community Liaison: Liaison work provides assessment of services needed, interfaces with programs in Montgomery County and stimulates interagency collaboration.
Geographical AreaCounties: Montgomery; States: PA; Countries: USA
Intake ProcedureCall (610) 279-6100 or (800) 452-4189 toll-free.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsAll insurance accepted
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 50 Beech Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip Norristown, PA 19403
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Montgomery County Emergency Services
Affiliated Program: Montgomery County Emergency Service - Montgomery; Norristown
This Service: Montgomery County Emergency Services - Inpatient Recovery
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Clinical Psychiatric Evaluation (RP-5000.1500)
Crisis Residential Treatment (RP-1500.1500)
Inpatient Mental Health Facilities (RM-3300)
Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities (YF-5000)
Psychiatric Occupational Therapy (RP-8000.7000)
Psychiatric Rehabilitation (RP-6400.8000-660)
Psychotherapy/Psychoanalysis (RD-6800.6500)