The Arbour-HRI women’s inpatient program offers specialized care for the psychological, behavioral and emotional needs of women within a safe and supportive milieu that respects each woman’s strengths as well as her individual needs and concerns.
The program emphasizes rapid stabilization of symptoms and self-harming behaviors, and teaching new skills for self-management. It provides individualized problem- and skill-focused care, stressing rapid stepdown to less intensive levels of care, and transition to outpatient care and the community.
Arbour-HRI’s inpatient program accepts patients with PTSD, dissociative disorders, personality disorders, mood disorders, major depression, and anxiety disorders. Patients may have substance use or eating disorders; however, these will be secondary to the psychiatric disorder. Those patients who are exhibiting acute, floridly manic symptoms or those who require special observation may be admitted to the hospital’s general inpatient unit prior to consideration for the inpatient program.
Women referred to the program are those whose behavioral health needs can best be supported in a healing, nurturing environment where staff and other patients are supportive and share common issues. The environment includes those who are able to engage in treatment and strive for their highest level of functioning.
Some examples of appropriate referrals to the Women’s Unit include:
The program provides: