Inpatient Care for Adults and Seniors

If you or someone you love is struggling with behavioral or mental health issues, Ascension has the expertise you need day or night.

Inpatient Care for Behavioral Health

Behavioral health issues can impact any facet of life, from family relationships and employment to medical, spiritual or financial concerns. Our professional staff includes psychiatrists, nurses, mental health technicians, social workers and recreational therapists whose goal is to provide a comfortable, therapeutic environment for healing.

For more information or to ask questions about admitting yourself or a loved one to St. Vincent’s East Behavioral Health Services unit, call our 24-hour Intake Line at 205-838-6799.

For Adults

We develop personalized plans to get you back to a productive life.  We offer treatment close to home, including 64 inpatient beds, activity areas, multipurpose rooms and dining areas. Our facility also offers Electroconvulsive Therapy Suites (ECT).

For Seniors

Approximately 20 percent of older adults experience behavioral health problems, making the need for specialized senior care increasingly important. St. Vincent’s East offers 16 senior beds for inpatient treatment when needed for:

  • Grief, depression, anxiety, dementia or stress issues
  • Increased withdrawal from others, isolation
  • Neglect of personal or domestic hygiene