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Inpatient Services

24-hour a day, 7 days a week, short term, intensive inpatient treatment to patients admitted from one of any mental health regions in the hospital catchment area. Comprised of 3 phases- 1. Observation & stabilization. 2. Therapy processes & dual diagnosis. 3. Discharge planning & community awareness.

Division of Community Services

Provides a continuum of programs to educate and assist adult psychiatric patients to function more independent in the community. This division includes the following programs:

Kemper County Group Homes: provide supervised living in home-like settings. Emphasis is placed on interdependency and residents enjoy the recreational and leisure activities of the community and have the support of staff to improve their daily living and psychosocial skills.

*EMSH does not accept group home residents that are not already receiving treatment from EMSH.

Friendship Center:

Sponsored by EMSH and the Mental Health Association in Lauderdale County, the center offers outpatient, day care and drop-in services to mental health clients living in the community and to the homeless mentally ill.

Chemical Dependency Unit

Sponsored by EMSH and the Mental Health Association in Lauderdale County, the center offers outpatient, day care and drop-in services to mental health clients living in the community and to the homeless mentally ill.

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