UW psychiatric hospital opens to serve hard-to-treat patients

May 17, 2024

The University of Washington Medicine Center for Behavioral Health and Learning officially opened opened a new 150-bed psychiatric hospital in Seattle today. The hospital will admit its first inpatients, including older adults needing acute psychiatric care and those involuntarily committed through civil court processes, in a few weeks. An entire floor is reserved for specialized care for older adults with mental health diagnoses. The hospital will also serve people on 90- or 180-day civil commitments.

Learn more by visiting: https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/mental-health/new-150-bed-uw-psychiatric-hospital-opens-to-serve-hard-to-treat-patients/


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