After years of preparation, Marian Regional Medical Heart will open its new Behavioral Well being Outpatient Unit (BHOU) this summer time. The ability serves a important want for Santa Barbara County residents in offering a 24-hour facility for intervention, evaluation, analysis, remedy and help for these experiencing a psychological well being disaster.
A minimal of fifty inpatient psychological well being beds are really useful to serve each 100,000 folks, and Santa Barbara County presently solely has 4 for each 100,000. With one out of each eight emergency division visits being behavioral well being or substance abuse associated, the BHOU will meet native well being care wants with specialty skilled psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses and help employees.
To study extra about Marian Regional Medical Heart’s BHOU, go to supportmarianmedical.org/behavioralhealth.