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Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral Health Services

Provides alcohol and drug services, mental health services, promotes recovery and well-being through prevention, treatment, and intervention, as well as integrated services for residents experiencing co-occurring mental illness and alcohol and drug issues:

    
45,133 adults were admitted to Mental Health Services

15,621 children and youth were admitted to Mental Health Services

12,611 adults were admitted to Alcohol and Drug Services

1,187 children and youth were admitted to Alcohol and Drug Services


For residents who require a hospital setting, inpatient health services are offered at the San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital (SDCPH), 11 fee-for-service contracted hospitals, and Edgemoor Distinct Part Skilled Nursing facility:

4,340 adults were admitted to contracted psychiatric units/hospitals

620 children and youth were admitted to contracted psychiatric units/hospitals

1,269 adults were admitted to San Diego County Psychiatric Hospital

191.2 average daily census for long-term care at Edgemoor Hospital (skilled nursing facility)

Industry-Specific Awards:

 American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL)

2017 Gold – Excellence in Quality Award: Edgemoor

American College of Health Care Administrators

2018 Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award:  Walter Hekimian - Edgemoor

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