Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (YNHPH)
Organization: The Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (YNHPH) is part of the Yale New Haven Health System, a not for profit statewide system of acute care hospitals and ambulatory programs. The health system is affiliated with Yale University School of Medicine and its Department of Psychiatry.
Serving: YNHPH serves individuals with a mental health illness, including individuals with co-occurring substance use disorders.
Age range: All ages
Locations: Greater New Haven
Services and Programs
Adult and Adolescent Inpatient
The inpatient units provide short-term care for adolescents and adults with acute psychiatric and co-occurring substance use disorders. Length of stay is usually less than 10 days.
For acute psychiatric and behavioral health conditions, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital, operates a 16-bed inpatient unit. A multi-disciplinary team of clinicians provides stabilization treatment for children, incorporating family members as appropriate. Ages generally range from 5 to 13.
Adult Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)
Individuals over the age of 18 who do not require acute care may benefit from an outpatient program. IOP is a more intensive level of care than traditional outpatient in that individuals attend the program 3 to 4 times per week. There are specialized programs including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Mood Disorder treatment, and Transitional Aged Youth programming. Locations are in the greater New Haven area. For ease of access, some services are available via telehealth.
Adolescent Outpatient and Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOP)
Adolescents who do not need acute inpatient care may benefit from a specialized outpatient program. The clinical team works with family members, schools and primary care physicians to help teens who are experiencing mental health and/or behavioral problems. For ease of access, some services are available via telehealth.
Interventional Psychiatric Services (IPS)
IPS is an emerging subspecialty that uses neuro-technologies to identify and treat brain conditions that contribute to psychiatric disorders. IPS provides: Comprehensive Assessment; Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT); and Esketamine, Ketamine Infusion Therapy (KIT) and Transcranial Magnetic Therapy (TMS). These therapies can be helpful to individuals for whom traditional psychotherapies and medications have not been sufficiently effective.
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