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Inpatient Acute Care

Inpatient Acute Care

The adult inpatient acute program at Cedar Springs Hospital is for 18-year-olds and older with psychiatric or substance abuse issues so severe they require intensive 24-hour care. The program provides an accepting, nonjudgmental treatment approach in a specialized environment.

The program is based on the concept that people have an inherent capacity to learn and grow and is designed to meet the unique needs of each person and family. Our staff members are sensitive to each patient’s stage of life and can help them learn to address needs in an acceptable way.

Family members are encouraged to participate in their loved one’s treatment. We focus on stabilization to allow the patient to move to a less restrictive level of care such as partial hospitalization or intensive outpatient. Medical detoxification for adult substance abuse is available on this unit.

Program Features

  • Diagnostic and evaluation services
  • Individual, family and group therapy
  • Intensive milieu therapy
  • Occupational and recreational therapy
  • Individualized education services
  • Case management and discharge planning

Criteria for Admission

Patients appropriate for admission to our inpatient acute program exhibit significant impairment in functioning at home, work, school or in the community. This may include:

  • Danger to self or others
  • Serious impairment in judgment
  • Poor reality testing
  • Substance abuse

Give Us a Call

Assessments and referrals are available 24/7 by phone at 719-633-4114 and online form. For military programs, please call 719-210-0534 or use our military referral form.