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Comprehensive Psychiatric Care for Adults

The inpatient psychiatry department at Duke Regional Hospital is a secure 23-bed unit for adults, located of the sixth floor.

The department specializes in providing comprehensive treatment to patients admitted with a primary psychiatric diagnosis as well as co-morbid conditions. Primary diagnosis may include depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar, schizophrenia, and dual diagnosis and personality disorders.

Psychiatry at Duke Regional Hospital utilizes a multidisciplinary team approach consisting of a psychiatrist, social worker, recreational therapist, registered nurse, and nurse aide.

These professionals all work together to assess the patient, and work with input from the patient and their family to formulate a plan for treatment.

All patients are cared for in an accessible, secure, and safe environment that offers:

  • Group, family, community, individual, and self-directed therapy
  • Coping and social skills
  • Practice with activities of daily living
  • Psycho-education
  • Psych-pharmacology
  • Didactic groups
  • Partial hospitalization
  • Electro-convulsive therapy (ECT)

The psychiatry department provides intake service to Duke Regional Hospital emergency department and other outside referral sources 24 hours a day. The personnel consist of trained registered nurses under the supervision of the on-call psychiatrist.

Consult liaison psychiatry service provides psychological and psychiatric care to patients with medical and surgical conditions.

Refer a Patient

To refer a patient, call 919-470-6137 or download and complete our referral form (PDF, 103 KB) and fax to 919-470-6243.

Contact Us

The psychiatry department is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Please call 919-470-6137 to learn more about our services.


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