Behavioral Health Services at DeKalb Medical offers crisis intervention and crisis stabilization services for adults of all ages for mental illness (including chemical dependency and detoxification) that meets a level of acuity requiring inpatient care. Our clinical staff provides assessments and appropriate dispositions 24 hours a day, seven days a week for patients in the Emergency Department or on medical units within the hospital. DeKalb Medical's Behavioral Health Services inpatient unit also considers transfers from other facilities on a case-by-case basis for most mental illnesses if criteria are met for an inpatient level of care.
Visiting hours for Behavioral Health Services are 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m. seven days a week, including holidays.
Behavioral Health Services at DeKalb Medical does not currently offer any outpatient assessment or treatment services. For more information, call 404.501.1800.