Huntsville Hospital Services

Behavioral Health

We provide a caring and nurturing environment for the emotional and psychiatric needs of adults and seniors. Patient treatment includes education and support for families.

Daily services for adults:

  • Community meetings
  • Exercise
  • Goal setting
  • Psycho-education groups
  • Current events groups
  • Group therapy
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Diversional activities
  • Occupational therapy/Sensorimotor tasks

Daily services for seniors (65 and older):

  • Pet therapy
  • Remotivation groups
  • Reminiscence groups
  • Sensory stimulation groups
  • Music therapy

Admission to Behavioral Health Services

A member of our staff will to ask health information questions for the medical director to determine an appropriate admission and treatment plan. Recent lab tests, an assessment of the prospective patient and a family contact are part of the necessary information. Admission screeners are available in the Emergency Department, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., and on-call screeners are available after hours for convenience of families and patients. Medical emergencies should be handled by calling 9-1-1 or by visiting the Emergency Department.

Assessment staff is available to answer questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information, please call (256) 265-6780. All calls are confidential.