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If you are facing a mental health disorder, you deserve compassionate care in a safe, confidential setting.

You can trust our Woodside Psychiatric Unit to provide intensive short-term hospitalizations in an environment focused on individualized care. Our professional team of compassionate caregivers is committed to providing each individual with the treatment they need.

Woodside Psychiatric Unit, located on the Medical Center’s fourth floor, is a 20-bed inpatient behavioral health facility specializing in the treatment of mental health disorders. We are open to all patients with conditions such as depression, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and other mental illnesses.

Program Highlights

  • Assessment and diagnostic service
  • Individualized treatment planning
  • Goal setting
  • Recreation therapy
  • Medication education
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Effective coping skills training
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Interpersonal skills training
  • Discharge planning
  • Individual and group therapy provided by a psychiatrist and licensed clinical social workers

Referral Process

Call Woodside Psychiatric Unit at (252) 535-8440 or (252) 535-8775 for information concerning bed availability and instructions for the intake process.

We accept voluntary and involuntary patients 18 years of age and older with mental health disorders or a dual diagnosis.

We do not specialize in detox or alcohol/drug rehabilitation, and therefore do not accept patients with only a substance abuse diagnosis.

We accept most insurances and select MCO 3-way contracts.

Mental Health Patient and Visitor Information

All purses, cell phones, tobacco products, lighters, drugs of any sort, plastic bags, cord, wires, sharp objects and other contraband are prohibited in the Woodside Psychiatric Unit. Visitors may secure these items either in their car or in the lockers provided prior to entry in the unit.

Outside food and drinks are not allowed in the unit.

All bags brought to the patient will be searched, and prohibited items will be returned to visitor or placed in the client’s locker.

Due to HIPPA laws, the staff cannot disclose any information regarding a client’s care or even acknowledge the fact that they are admitted. Clients are provided a security code on admission and can provide that code to family members. Otherwise, family and/or friends can leave contact information and it will be provided to the client if they are here.

Visiting hours are subject to change, so please contact Woodside Psychiatric Unit at (252) 535-8440 or (252) 535-8775 for the most current visitation information.

For more information, call (252) 535-8440 or (252) 535-8775.

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