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Considering the Benefits of a Synergy Behavioral Health Program at your Hospital?

Synergy Behavioral Health can work with you to develop a plan for your hospital to:

  • Improve and expand an existing program
  • Expand a Behavioral Health continuum of services
  • Develop a new Behavioral Health program for your Hospital
  • Improve utilization of unused or under-performing space within your Hospital
  • Work closely with your emergency department to provide solutions to your behavioral health challenges
  • Provide outreach to your community to meet existing needs

Synergy Health specializes in helping hospitals identify and implement proven behavioral health programs that provide quality care, safe and effective treatment and financial stability for the hospital.

Synergy Healthcare will develop an individual behavioral health program to meet the needs of your hospital and the community it serves.

Based on a facility and community assessment we will provide customized program recommendations, a financial pro forma and a timeline for implementation.

Most importantly, we won’t just leave you with a report. Synergy Behavioral Healthcare will provide the team necessary to implement, improve, or expand your behavioral health programs and manage them to the anticipated level of success.

There is no charge for our initial evaluation and program plan.

We implement programs based on best practices, outcomes, and more than 30 years of experience in behavioral health.

  • We are experienced with accrediting agencies and understand compliance issues.
  • We build programs through community partnership and face to face relationship building.
  • We have the years of experience and expertise to effectively treat patients, reduce readmissions and deliver consistent clinical outcomes.
  • We constantly survey our populations and complete outcome studies to improve our practices and treatment.

With the complexities of running a large medical facility, let Synergy take the lead in providing the Behavioral Health services for your Hospital

Contact us today for more information.

How do I get help?

You are welcome to come in for a no-cost assessment by one of our trained mental health professionals at the Ingalls Memorial Hospital location or through the Emergency Department at the Silver Cross Hospital location. Assessment and referral is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The assessment and referral staff will evaluate the needs of the individual and make referrals based on those needs. Individuals may be referred to a variety of settings, including, but not limited to: individual therapy, family therapy, medication management, partial hospitalization program, group therapy, and inpatient hospitalization.

How much does an assessment cost?

Assessments are provided free of charge.

Do I need to make an appointment?

No. Walk-ins are welcome. The assessment and referral department at Ingalls Memorial Hospital is located on the first floor of Ingalls Memorial Hospital near Emergency Services. If you are interested in making an appointment, please call us at 708-915-6411 to speak with one of our assessment and referral specialists. Services can be accessed through the Emergency Department at the Silver Cross Hospital location.

How long will the assessment take?

Most assessments take about an hour.

What should I bring?

Please bring a list of all current medications, dosages, and times. If you have insurance, please bring your insurance card. If you believe that you or your child may be admitted into the hospital, bring clothing appropriate for three days.

What insurance is accepted?

We have agreements with a large number of private insurance companies and managed care companies. Medicare and Medicaid are also accepted.

What behavioral health services are currently being offered at your sites?

Our Ingalls Memorial Hospital location offers adolescent inpatient, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and group therapy programs, adult inpatient, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs and an older adult inpatient treatment program.

Our Silver Cross Hospital location offers Inpatient, Partial Hospitalization and Chemical Dependency Services Programming as well as DUI Services for adults ages 18 and older.

What does a typical day look like?

Our partial hospitalization program and our inpatient programs are highly structured and therapeutic. Individuals attend several groups throughout the day. Groups consist of verbal process therapy, expressive therapies (art and movement), recreational therapy, skills building, and psycho-educational components. The adolescents also have an educational component. Each patient is also assigned to a therapist and a psychiatrist, both of which will meet with the patient throughout their stay.

How long is the average hospital stay?

Each patient has an individualized treatment plan and length of stay is determined on a case-by-case basis by the psychiatrist assigned.

Will my family be allowed to be involved in my treatment?

Yes, with consent from the patient. Family therapy sessions are highly encouraged. Visiting hours vary by unit, but are offered several times per week.

Will there be recommendations put in place following discharge?

Discharge planning is an essential piece of the individual’s treatment process and begins at the time of admission. Typically, individuals are linked up with follow- up services, including, but not limited to: individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, partial hospitalization program, and medication management.