Adult Inpatient Behavioral Health
Adults in an acute emotional crisis can find professional intervention
and emotional support in our short-term inpatient treatment program located at
Boulder Community Hospital.
Upon admission, patients have a comprehensive assessment. Our therapists
then develop individualized treatment and discharge plans. During hospitalization,
patients receive psychiatric care, therapy and education services. Patients
and their families receive education concerning the patient’s diagnosis,
medications, treatment and discharge plan. We help patients prepare for
return to the community by providing referrals to resources for on-going
support and treatment.
Commonly treated issues include:
- Bipolar disorder
- Obsessive-compulsive behavior
- Anxiety and panic
- Post-traumatic stress
- Borderline personality traits
- Suicidal tendencies
Patients live in a caring and safe environment where they receive:
- Daily evaluation by a psychiatrist
- Multidisciplinary therapy groups
- Medication assessment and evaluation
- Family therapy and education
- Assistance with identifying and practicing useful coping skills
- Education on diagnosis, medications and community resources
- Opportunities to transition to outpatient programs that are part of patient's
Entering Our Program
Admission to the inpatient treatment program requires a face-to-face evaluation at the
Foothills Hospital Emergency Department. Additional information is available by calling 303-440-2277.
Patients of the Mental Health Center of Boulder County should call 303-447-1665
to contact Emergency Psychiatric Services and arrange an evaluation.