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Behavioral Health at UPMC Northwest

In cooperation with UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital, UPMC Northwest provides state-of-the-art acute and extended acute behavioral health services. Our program provides group and individual therapy, sleep and relaxation periods, exercise, medication administration, and visitation with family and friends.

The behavioral health unit is equipped with activity rooms, a dining area, a recreation yard with access to the outdoors, and much more.

Our Services

  • Psychiatric evaluation and diagnosis
  • Individualized treatment planning
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Family involvement or meetings
  • Medication management and education
  • Comprehensive discharge planning and education
  • Physical assessment to determine chronic and acute medical needs
  • 24-hour nursing and on-site medical support
  • Structured activities
  • Recreation therapy
  • Physical, occupational, and speech therapy

Conditions Treated

Our behavioral health program treats patients who have been diagnosed with a primary mental health disorder, including (but not limited to):

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Psychotic disorders
  • Personality disorders
  • Adjustment disorders

Behavioral Health Treatment Team

Our treatment team includes:

  • Psychiatrists and advanced practice providers specializing in mental health
  • Behavioral health nurses
  • Social workers
  • Other mental health professionals