Compass provides short-term comprehensive care, treatment and rehabilitation for adults 18 and older with a wide range of diagnoses, including depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder and psychotic disorders. In any given year, nearly 1 in 5 adults suffer from behavioral and emotional problems. Some people may be impacted mildly, but others may be affected more severely with symptoms that can become debilitating. Compass can help.
Potential patients may be:
- Harmful to self or others
- Unable to provide for own health or safety
- Behaviorally or emotionally dysfunctional to the point of needing hospitalization
- In need of treatment and/or medication management requiring 24-hour skilled care and observation
- A 20-bed specialty unit (12 beds at Harris Medical Center)
- Inpatient treatment for adults 18 and older with behavioral health disorders
- A multidisciplinary treatment approach under the direction of a psychiatrist. Other members of the treatment team include nurses, program therapists, occupational therapists, activity therapists and mental health technicians.
- An individual treatment plan based on the patient's needs
- Individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, medication management and activities therapy
- Education for family members
The following patient categories may not be eligible for admission (special approval must be obtained from the medical director and/or program director):
- Younger than 18 years of age
- Severe intellectual disabilities
- Serious physical disabilities
- Active illness needing a high level of medical/nursing care
- Immobile patients
- Repeated treatment failures in similar programs
- Convicted felons, depending upon the nature of the crime
For more information, please call 501.278.3370. Compass is located at the Unity Health - Specialty Care Campus.