Inpatient

Beacon Behavioral Hospital-Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

Beacon Behavioral Hospital offers inpatient psychiatric care to adults and seniors with acute mental health needs. Our inpatient program is designed to provide short-term acute treatment for adults and seniors suffering from depression and other mood-disorders, psychosis, suicidal preoccupation and major decline in functioning and behavioral changes due to a mental illness.

Beacon Behavioral has 4 inpatient hospitals located throughout Louisiana to best meet our community’s needs. Each facility is staffed with a multidisciplinary treatment team including Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Behavioral Health Technicians, Licensed Mental Health Therapists, and Recreational Therapists.

Clinical services include:

  • Stabilization of acute crisis conditions
  • Multidisciplinary treatment team
  • Medication evaluation and management for physical and behavioral health needs
  • Safety evaluation
  • Structured group therapy
  • Crisis-oriented family therapy and caregiver support
  • Psychosocial rehabilitation/recreational therapy
  • Comprehensive discharge planning

Have you been experiencing…

• Depression

• Anxiety

• Mood Swings

• Thoughts of self-harm

• Or Other Related Issues

Beacon Behavioral Hospital – Lacombe

Beacon Behavioral Hospital- Lacombe is a 22 bed, adult and geriatric acute care unit (ages 50+.) The unit is divided into 2 different therapeutic programs based on medical needs and acuity of behavioral health symptoms.

Program 1:

Adults/Seniors that require more clinical observation based on higher acuity of behavioral health symptoms and /or medical needs (ex. Patients suffering with psychosis, risk of aggressive behaviors, and/or dementia)

Program 2:

Adults/Seniors that require less clinical observation based on their lower acuity or improved acute behavioral health symptoms (ex. Patients suffering from depression, anxiety, and/or psychosis but without high risk of harm to themselves or to others and are independent with daily living activities)

Programs are divided into separate schedules including:

  •   Social Service Therapy Groups
  •   Activity Therapy Groups
  •   Nursing Educational Groups
  •   Separated Dining times
  •   Separate Day Area with activities, TV, phone, and Seating
  •   Pet Therapy
  •   IV Hydration
  •   Maintaining Movement Program
  • Reading Nook
Beacon Behavioral Hospital – New Orleans

Beacon Behavioral Hospital – New Orleans is a 34-bed psychiatric hospital for adults, ages 18 and older.   Our hospital offers specialized treatment for both mental health symptoms and/or substance use disorders.  Beacon Behavioral Hospital is able to meet the needs of adults requiring medical detox with or without a mental health condition. 

Programming Includes:

  •   Social Service Therapy Groups
  •   Nursing Educational Groups
  •   Daily Sessions with Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  •   Activity Therapy Groups (including art therapy, music therapy, and recreational therapy)
  •   Personal Goals Group
  •   Private patient rooms
  •   Outdoor Time (during scheduled smoke breaks)
  •   Smoking is allowed during designated times
Beacon Behavioral Hospital – Lutcher

Beacon Behavioral Hospital – Lutcher is a 24-bed psychiatric hospital for adults, ages 18 and older.  Our hospital offers specialized treatment for both mental health symptoms and substance use disorders.  

Programming Includes:

  •   Social Service Therapy Groups which includes Individual, Group and Family Therapy
  •   Nursing Educational Groups and Medication Management
  •   Daily sessions with Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  •   Activity Therapy Groups (including art therapy, music therapy, and recreational therapy)
  •   Personal Goals Group
  •   Private patient rooms
  •   Nonsmoking facility
  •   Scheduled Outdoor Times
  •   Enhanced patient safety observation through ObservSMART monitoring system
  •   Psychological testing if needed
  •   Dietary consults if needed
  •   Large dayroom with television and seating
  •   Quiet nook with telephone available
Beacon Behavioral Hospital – Bunkie

Beacon Behavioral Hospital – Bunkie is a 24-bed psychiatric hospital for adults, ages 18 and older. Our hospital offers specialized treatment for both mental health symptoms and substance use disorders.

Program features include:

  •   Daily sessions with Psychiatrist or Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, including medication management
  •   Individual assessments and counseling with a Licensed Social Worker/Counselor
  •   Social Service Therapy Groups
  •   Individual assessments and daily Activity Therapy Groups with a CTRS (including art therapy, music therapy, and recreational therapy)
  •   Personal Goals Group
  •   Daily Nursing Educational Groups
  •   Assessment and management of medical conditions by a Medical Doctor
  •   Discharge planning for continuation of care; ie. outpatient counseling, medication management, residential substance abuse treatment.
  •   Double Occupancy patient rooms
  •   Smoking facility (in designated outside area)
  •   Fenced courtyard for outside recreation
  •   Multiple Dayrooms, with televisions and various activity supplies for downtime and peer interaction

Other assessments and treatments available include:

  •   Medical detoxification from drugs and alcohol
  •   Dietary consults and education with a registered dietitian
  •   Psychological testing
  •   Physical/occupational/speech therapy consults if needed
  •   Respiratory therapy consults if needed

We can accommodate patients on CPAP at night, but unfortunately, we cannot take anyone on continuous oxygen.

“Beacon saves lives – it’s true – It saved me. When words can help us Beacon can help us!” –J.U., Northshore

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