Fort Wayne, Indiana Leading Acute Mental Health Treatment Program for Adults

At Maple Heights Behavioral Health, we proudly offer an adult inpatient program. At this level of care, patients who are in crisis can achieve stabilization and learn skills that can help them build a solid foundation for healing.  

Learn More About Adult Inpatient Behavioral Healthcare at Maple Heights

Maple Heights Behavioral Health provides premier programming for adults age 18 and older who are in urgent need of professional intervention. At our hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana, we provide the highest quality of inpatient care for a variety of concerns, including:  

  • Depression 
  • Anxiety 
  • Schizophrenia  
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder  
  • Bipolar disorder 
  • Self-injury 
  • Suicidal ideation 
  • Substance use disorders 
  • Dual diagnosis 

Inpatient programming can be an ideal option for individuals who require round-the-clock monitoring and structured programming to reach their therapeutic goals. Patients who participate in this program receive support from our multidisciplinary team of experts, which includes psychiatrists, social workers, counselors, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, behavioral health technicians, and a psychologist.  

If you have questions about our adult inpatient program and whether it’s a good fit for you, reach out to our team members. They’re available day and night to answer questions and provide a free intake assessment. 

Our thorough admissions process includes the following steps: 

  • Admissions assessment: During the admissions assessment, our staff will gather information about your symptoms and social risk factors. We will also go over the treatment we offer and determine whether our inpatient program can meet your needs.  
  • Nursing assessment: You’ll complete a nursing assessment within eight hours of admission. Based on the information gathered in this assessment, our nurse will begin to design your customized treatment plan.  
  • History and physical evaluation: Within 24 hours of admission, our physician will perform a physical exam and gather information about your medical history and symptoms. Based on this evaluation, the physician will further develop your treatment plan. 
  • Psychiatric evaluation: You’ll complete a psychiatric evaluation within 24 hours of admission. An admitting psychiatrist will gather information about your mental health and medical history. Using this information, our psychiatric staff can make note of your strengths and recommend treatment that can help you.  
  • Psychosocial assessment: Patients and their family members complete the psychosocial assessment. This assessment is administered within 72 hours of admission and evaluates a patient’s family history, interpersonal relationships, and work history, which can help our staff develop a discharge plan. 

Our extensive intake process can help our professionals better understand your symptoms, strengths, and health history so that we can create an individualized care plan that supports you on your healing journey.  

Is an Adult Inpatient Program the Right Choice for You?

Deciding to participate in an inpatient program can take some consideration and require guidance from experienced professionals. If you’re unsure whether an adult inpatient program would best suit your needs, consider whether the following apply to you: 

  • You’re having a mental health crisis.
  • You’re dealing with both mental health and addiction concerns and could benefit from dual diagnosis treatment that addresses both conditions simultaneously.
  • You’ve been participating in traditional outpatient therapy but are not making progress toward your therapeutic goals.
  • You’re living in an unstable environment and need a safe setting like that offered in an inpatient program.
  • You lack social support and could benefit from the community of peers and professionals who are part of an inpatient program. 
  • You have complex or severe mental health concerns and need the assistance of multidisciplinary professionals who make up the inpatient program team. 
  • You want the chance to focus entirely on therapy and value the opportunity to take a break from your daily routine. 
  • Your loved ones have encouraged you to receive mental health treatment.
  • Your safety or the safety of your loved ones is at risk.  

If you have questions about how you might benefit from the services and therapies provided in an adult inpatient program, please contact our team. Our staff is available 24/7 to answer questions and provide an intake assessment that can help determine whether our adult inpatient program may meet your needs.  

Therapies, Features, & Services We Offer at Our Adult Inpatient Hospital

Not only does our inpatient program address immediate behavioral health concerns, but we also help our patients get to the root causes of the challenges they are facing. We incorporate a variety of evidence-based modalities to provide comprehensive support for each person in our care. When a patient enters our care, they complete an evaluation that gives us insight into their medical history, symptoms, and therapeutic goals. Based on this information, our team can develop a customized care plan, which can include: 

  • Family therapy: At Maple Heights, therapists and social workers conduct family therapy sessions as needed.  
  • Group therapy: A main feature of treatment in our inpatient program is group therapy, which is offered daily. During group therapy sessions, patients can connect with peers while learning about relevant topics such as identifying coping skills and triggers, life skills, medication education, and mental health disorders. 
  • Medication management services: Patients who have been prescribed medication as part of their care plans can receive medication management services in our inpatient program. Patients can meet at least five days per week with a psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner. They can also receive medication management services from registered nurses and nurse practitioners. 
  • Basic medical care: In our inpatient program, patients can receive basic medical care from general practitioners as needed after an initial physical exam. 
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT): Our therapists use CBT, an evidence-based therapy modality that can help patients modify negative thought processes that may affect their ability to heal.  

During your time at our hospital, we will continually monitor your progress and adjust your care as needed, keeping you informed of any changes we make along the way. Our inpatient hospital offers many elements that can help our patients, including: 

  • Safe therapeutic environment: Maple Heights is a state-of-the-art behavioral health hospital that offers a safe and secure setting for inpatient programming. 
  • Multidisciplinary care: Our team is made up of medical and behavioral health professionals who work together to provide well-rounded care for those in our adult inpatient program. 
  • Evidence-based treatments: Inpatient program therapists use evidence-based treatments to help patients learn effective coping strategies and regulate their emotions. 
  • Focused support: In our adult inpatient program, our team focuses on helping patients stabilize so that they can prepare to return home or step down to a lower level of care. 
  • Intensive therapies: In our adult inpatient program, we provide multiple therapy sessions each day that are designed to support patients in developing skills that can help them thrive.
  • Peer network: Group sessions give patients a chance to share their experiences with their peers, who can offer support and encouragement. 
  • Aftercare planning: We focus on aftercare planning to provide a continuity of care. We collaborate with outpatient treatment providers, therapists, and community support group leaders to help patients access the care they need to continue their progress.  

Continuing Care

Inpatient programming is a short-term level of care intended to help a person return home safely or transition to a lower level of care. Typically, adults remain in our inpatient program for five to seven days, but our team will work with you to determine the actual duration of your stay. When your time in our program is over, we will provide you with a detailed aftercare plan that can support you in reaching your long-term goals.  

Starting on the day of your admission to our inpatient program, we will put together a team of psychiatrists, therapists, and nurses who will work collaboratively with you to begin discharge planning. No matter what your next step in care is, we will help ensure that you have the resources needed to continue achieving milestones. Examples of continuing care services include outpatient programming and community support groups. 

If you can benefit from our inpatient programming, please reach out to a member of our caring admissions staff today. You can contact us by phone or visit us in person to learn more. We are available 24/7 to answer any questions you may have and help you get on a path to improved wellness.  

This content was written on behalf of and reviewed by the clinical staff at Maple Heights Behavioral Health.  

This content was written on behalf of and reviewed by the clinical staff at Maple Heights Behavioral Health.