The Mental Health Center at Kingsbrook includes a Geriatric Inpatient Psychiatry
Unit, a New York State-certified outpatient Mental Health Center and consultation
service, and a site for the education of Geriatric Psychiatry Residents,
Fellows, and medical students.
The 30-bed inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Unit provides comprehensive inpatient
treatment to individuals 55-years-old and older who are experiencing acute
psychiatric illness. The unit is staffed to address the accompanying medical
needs of older adults and individuals.
Utilizing a multi-disciplinary team which reflects the ethnic diversity
of persons served, the program features an array of services emphasizing
diagnosis, assessment, and stabilization. A key element of the program
is emotional support for patients, families, and other caregivers. The
availability of on-site psychiatrists 24 hours a day, 7 days a week allows
direct admissions anytime, voluntary or involuntary.
Our Outpatient Mental Health Center Treats All Ages
The outpatient Mental Health Center is a full-service outpatient program,
providing diagnostic and treatment services to individuals of all ages.
The program specializes in geriatric mental health and in treating individuals
who are physically and/or neurologically challenged.
For more information call 718-604-5281.