And Anxiety Disorders Essays

786 Words Jun 12th, 2016 4 Pages
and anxiety disorders. The treatment plans are individualized and are prepared and carried out through an interdisciplinary approach by a team of professional, which include psychiatrists, psychologist, medical doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, recreation therapists, mental health technicians, and others. The adult inpatient program includes therapeutic groups, recreation therapy, goal setting, interaction with mental health professionals and appropriate medication. Process groups help patients address interpersonal problems; didactic groups assist the patients in acquiring skills for dealing with their illness. The program is designed and personalized to help each patient begin the process of recovery. The average patient stay is typically fourteen to twenty-seven days. The age range of clients will start from 18 years old and up. There are a total of 100 employees, 4 contract employees and 18 contracts for professional services. The service areas are: Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun, Chickasaw, Desoto, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee, Marshall, Monroe, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Union, and Yalobusha counties. The state will provide personal items; some patients are there without family to bring clothing, and without adequate transportation to get home once treatment is over. Law makers have made tremendous cuts from state hospitals which means hospitals cannot provide for the whole client. Mississippi is the only state hospital that is…

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