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Inpatient Unit

St. Patrick Hospital offers acute inpatient treatment for individuals with a primary psychiatric diagnosis. There are 30 inpatient beds: six adolescent, six intensive care and 18 general care beds. Adolescents and adults receive treatment under the direction of a psychiatrist provided by clinical social workers, licensed addiction counselors, nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacists, dieticians and other health care professionals.

Treatment is short-term and directed towards evaluation, stabilization of symptoms and referral to outpatient services as needed. Admission is by referral, must meet admission criteria and an appropriate bed (ICU/adolescent/general) must also be available. Any physician with privileges at St. Patrick Hospital can admit to the inpatient unit.

During regular business hours (Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.) please contact us at (406) 327-3011 for admission questions and referrals. After hours physicians can call the inpatient unit at (406) 327-3200 to contact the psychiatrist on call to discuss referrals. Most private insurance, Medicaid and Medicare are accepted.

The hospital no longer offers a traditional 21-28 day inpatient Chemical Dependency treatment program.

Detox Services

Detox is provided for patients who are admitted to the inpatient unit with the primary focus of treatment being an acute psychiatric need.

Contact Us

The Neurobehavioral Medicine Inpatient Unit is located at:

Providence Center
902 North Orange Street, Third Floor
Missoula, Montana 59802

Please contact us at (406) 327-3011 for more information or to make a referral to any of the programs mentioned above.