Behavioral Health - Path to Wellness
VOLUNTARY INPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH PROGRAM
Our unit features: 20 beds, private and semi-private rooms in a dedicated
part of the hospital that is secured for safety. Our multidisciplinary
team includes physicians, psychiatric nurses, social workers and mental
health aides as well as acute care medical staff.
Monday-Friday: 12:45pm - 2pm and 7pm - 8pm
Saturday-Sunday: 1pm - 3:45pm and 7pm - 8pm
PATH TO WELLNESS PROVIDES
A comprehensive assessment of the physical and psychosocial components
of an adult’s illness, a psychiatric diagnosis and an individualized
treatment plan, including:
• Biopsychosocial assessment
• Specialized medical evaluation
• Treatment of associated medical conditions
• Psychosocial assessment and intervention
• Assessment of daily living skills
• Family intervention and education
• Assessment of medication use and abuse
SPECIAL CARE FOR COMPLEX SITUATIONS:
Every patient in the unit receives comprehensive, personalized assessments,
and an individualized treatment plan of care.
• Patients work as individuals and in groups to address goal setting,
coping strategies, stress management and problem solving skills.
• We provide patient and family education to help address specific
medical and psychiatric needs.
• Family involvement is strongly encouraged at all levels of treatment.
• Medication management is provided, with an emphasis on safe and
effective medication use.
Candidates for admission have an emotional or cognitive problem and are
found to have a psychiatric diagnosis. Additionally, patients who are
experiencing an acute change in behavior may also be assessed and treated
for a medical condition that could be complicating their recovery.
Among the conditions considered are:
• Debilitating illness that renders the patient unable to negotiate
their current environment, including depression, psychosis and other psychiatric
• Cognitive impairment and/or dementia resulting in psychological
and/or behavioral disturbance.
• Being a potential danger to themselves or others because of their
• Acute disabling symptoms, such as impaired reality, psychosis,
severe depression or mood disorder.
• Impaired functioning attributable to a psychiatric disorder that
substantially interferes with ordinary demands of person’s environment,
including social, familial, educational or occupational.
Staff members are available for referrals and admissions — 24 hours
per day, seven days a week. To refer patients to Shasta Regional Medical
Center’s Path to Wellness, call 530-244-8222 and ask for the intake
Referrals are accepted from:
• Patients themselves, family and friends
• Emergency departments
• Nursing homes
• Assisted-living facilities
• Therapists and counselors
• Hospitals and clinics
• Other service providers
For more information, please call (530) 244-8222.
View the Program
View the Path to Wellness Brochure here