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Psychiatry

Are you facing a mental health crisis?
You’re not alone.

Emergency services

Dial 219-769-4005 for Regional’s 24/7 emergency mental health services. One of our caring professionals will talk to you, give you options for services and even schedule your first appointment. If you are severely depressed, anxious or are in danger of harming yourself or someone else, please talk to one of our friendly mental health counselors now.

Or, call the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s confidential national helpline at 1-800-662-4357.

Emergency Mental Health Services Hours:

Strawhun Center
8555 Taft St
Merrillville, IN 46410
Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Stark Center
3903 Indianapolis Blvd
East Chicago, IN 46312
Open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Inpatient services

In addition to addressing emergency mental health matters, we meet the needs of our community with inpatient mental health services. Adults with acute psychiatric symptoms requiring high-level care due to risk to self or others can be admitted to our Inpatient Psychiatric Unit—a 16-bed, locked hospital unit offering a safe, structured and therapeutic setting. Average stay is 7 days. Family meetings and discharge planning are critical for clients and their support system to transition successfully to a lower level of care and avoid re-hospitalization.

For more information about our psychiatry services, please contact us.