Westchester 54


Silver Hill Hospital Leading Psychiatric Treatment Close to Home

IF YOU or a loved one is suf- fering from mental illness or ad- diction, you are not alone. One in four adults are afflicted each year. But with proper interventions and treatment, there is hope—between 70 and 90 percent of those suffer- ing can have a significant reduction of symptoms, reclaim their lives and experience happiness again. Crucial decisions need to be made when choosing treatment, and often there is little time to consider them. Is a simple rehab center sufficient or would a psy-

• Home-like Environment — Their beautifully landscaped 42- acre campus provides a healing environment, where the benefits of nature are close by and integral to their treatment programs. Each of their buildings is warm and welcoming, yet designed to the highest standard of medical care. Several of the renovations on their campus have won archi- tectural preservation awards. • Location — Silver Hill Hospital is conveniently located in New Canaan, Connecticut


in the country, and also have state-of-the-art programs for the treatment of addiction, eating disorders, and persistent psychiatric disorders. Their adolescent program is small, intimate and personal. Alternative wellness offerings in- clude yoga, massage and acupressure. • Experienced, Licensed Staff — They have

chiatric hospital be a more optimal solution? Are treatment programs the most advanced and calibrated to meet each individual need? Are the doctors and staff fully certified? Can family members visit? Is there assistance setting up post discharge plans and programs? If you or a loved one is in a time of crisis, Silver Hill Hospital is close to home. They are an independent, 501(c) nonprofit psychiatric hospital; open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Respected internationally as being at the forefront of mental illness and addiction treat- ment, Silver Hill is one of the most highly re- garded psychiatric hospitals in the tri-state area for these reasons: • Renowned for Advanced, Customized Psychiatric and Addiction Treatment Pro- grams — Silver Hill concentrates on individual patient care. Their expertise includes treating co-occurring mental illnesses such as substance abuse that occurs with depression and bipolar disorder or opioid dependency that is the re- sult of chronic pain. They use DNA testing for customized pharmacological matching, thereby reducing side effects. • Specialized Treatment Programs — The Silver Hill Chronic Pain and Recovery Center is one of the only of its kind, concentrating on pain management as well as opioid dependency and abuse. They have one of the few Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) residential programs

close to I-95, the Merritt Parkway and Metro North Railroad. John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia, Westchester County and Tweed Haven Re- gional Airports are all within 50 miles. For more information, contact Silver Hill Hospital: 800/899-4455; www.silverhillhospital.org Admissions counselors are available 24/7. *

psychiatrists on-site 24/7. Each pa- tient and family works with a team that includes one of the 13 full-time psychiatrists on the hospital staff, along with psychologists, licensed clinical social workers, psychiatric nurses, physical therapists, pain spe- cialists and technicians for a custom- ized treatment program. All meals and snacks are prepared in accor- dance with an onsite dietitian. • Varied length of stay options — They offer acute inpatient, transitional living (residential) and intensive outpatient programs that enable patients to move along the necessary continuum of care at the appropriate pace. • Family Involvement and Support — They understand the impact of psychiatric illness on families and offer many programs to help both the patient and family along the recovery process.




Made with FlippingBook - Online magazine maker