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Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Team

If you’re a patient on one of our medical, surgical or obstetrical units, your physician can consult our Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Team if you have a behavioral health issue during your stay.

Our liaison team of psychiatrists, nurses and social workers can assess you and provide crisis behavioral health services while you’re in the hospital. These include making a diagnosis, creating a treatment plan and monitoring your symptoms. The team also assesses and treats substance abuse disorders.

We’ll work with you and your family and have daily discussions with your medical team to use treatments and therapies that will promote your healing in mind and body. 

Services we offer you include:

  • Psychiatric evaluation and medication management
  • Suicide intervention
  • Delirium (confusion) in the medically-ill
  • Depressive, anxiety and psychotic disorders treatment
  • Adjustment to serious illness
  • Interventions for behavioral issues
  • Screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment for substance-use disorders
  • Somatoform disorders assessment and treatment (symptoms that don’t have a medical or neurological basis)
  • Factitious disorders assessment and treatment (making up symptoms to create the illusion of having a physical or mental disorder)
  • Medication adjustments for mental health disorders
  • Addressing psychiatric concerns of medically complex conditions
  • Transfers to inpatient or residential care for psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment
  • Facilitation of after-care appointments with community providers
  • Non-violent crisis intervention
  • 72-hour hold in the hospital for psychiatric evaluation if a person is thought to bedisabled or a danger to himself or others

Call Us for Help

If you or someone close to you is experiencing a crisis, call 911. Our inpatient unit can help people with extreme depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and schizoaffective disorder (a combination of schizophrenia and bipolar), substance use disorders or other mental and behavioral health disorders. We have an entire team to help transition you safely back to outpatient care.

If you or a loved one needs help for mental thoughts or behaviors that are not life threatening but are limiting your well-being, call our Outpatient Behavioral Health Services number at (937) 208-6719(937) 208-6719 and press "0" to skip the prompts.

Learn More About Behavioral Health

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Content Updated: May 9, 2018

These Miami Valley Hospital locations offer Behavioral Health Services.
Behavioral Health at Miami Valley Hospital
One Wyoming St. Dayton, OH  45409
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