Behavioral Health

St. Catherine Hospital

Behavioral Health

St. Catherine Hospital

Behavioral Health Services

St. Catherine Hospital, in a partnership with Horizon Health, manages the 10 bed Behavioral Health Department located at the Hospital. Horizon Health serves, as well as oversee admissions and discharges of inpatient services at St. Catherine. Providing excellent staff and services for short-term hospitalization.

Patient Referral - Admission to the Behavioral Health Services Department can be initiated anytime, day or night by calling 620-272-2500.

The St. Catherine Hospital Emergency Department entrance is located at 401 E. Spruce.

  • Admission Criteria for Behavioral Health Services

    • Danger to self/others due to mental illness
    • Acute crisis not manageable through outpatient treatment
    • Medication adjustment
    • Incapacitation or inability to function in daily 
    • Voluntary and court ordered
    • Admissions age 18 years and older
  • Services Provided

    Our 10 Bed Inpatient Department provides comprehensive treatment services for:

    • Major Depression
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Anxiety Disorders
    • Schizophrenia
    • Personality Disorder
    • Significant Adjustments to Personal
    • Life Crises
    • Much More

    Behavioral Health Services: 

    • Daily Therapy
    • Family Therapy/Meetings
    • Discharge planning to ensure the most comprehensive outpatient services are in place
    • Individualized behavior modification program
    • Various Group Therapy Sessions:
      • Medication Education
      • Social Skills
      • Chemical Dependency
  • Services Offered

    1. Daily individual sessions with psychiatric medical staff (7 days a week)
    2. Daily individual therapy (Monday-Friday)
    3. Various Group Therapy sessions throughout the day:
      • Goals and Medication Education
      • Social Skills/Psychoeducational Group
      • Occupational Therapy
      • Chemical Dependency
    4. Psychotherapy
    5. Family Therapy sessions
    6. Psychological Evaluations/Testing (as needed)
    7. Nutritional Consult with a Registered Dietician (as needed)
    8. Referral for appropriate follow-up services
  • Our Team

    Our team of professionals consists of:

    • Psychiatrist
    • Primary Care APRN
    • Therapist
    • Registered Nurses
    • Consultation with Hospitalist
    • Registered Dietician
  • Referral Sources

    Effective communication between inpatient and outpatient mental health providers and referral services is an essential element to treatment of the patient. This joint effort is designed to help improve the psychological health of patients, as well as each patient's ability to cope.

    • Primary Care Providers
    • Behavioral Health Professionals Community Mental Health Centers or Private Practice Providers
    • Social Service Agencies or Foster Care
    • Law Enforcement Officials
    • Self Referral/Family Referral