Premier Mental Health Treatment Programs in Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Located in Dartmouth, Massachusetts, Southcoast Behavioral Health is a 120-bed psychiatric hospital that provides inpatient treatment for individuals with mental health diagnoses.

Treatment at Southcoast is founded on the philosophy that all patients should receive treatment with kindness, compassion, dignity, respect, and hope. Our staff, consisting of a board-certified psychiatrist, licensed clinical social workers, registered nurses, recreational therapists, and mental health technicians, are dedicated to providing the compassionate and comprehensive care that lasting recovery requires. Whether our patients are spending time relaxing in one of our outdoor courtyards or participating in one of our many workshops, groups, or social activities, we believe that Southcoast is an ideal place for people to come and heal in and a safe and tranquil setting.

We treat a wide range of disorders and symptoms, some of which may include:

Anxiety disorders
Depressive disorders
Bipolar disorder
Schizophrenia
Schizoaffective disorder
Psychosis
Adjustment disorder
Suicidal ideation
Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
Aggression
Self-harming behaviors
Treatment at Southcoast includes multiple interventions delivered in an inpatient setting. During a typical 5- to 7-day stay, each patient may participate in the following regularly-scheduled interventions during the course of his or her day:

Individual therapy
Family therapy
Process groups
Didactic groups
Medication management services
We provide specialized treatment for a range of mental health issues and work closely with patients’ loved ones and other treatment providers to ensure continuity of care after our patients are discharged.

If you or your loved one is in need of help, please do not hesitate to contact us to speak with a member of our admissions staff. Today could be the first day of a journey towards improved health and recovery.

The staff, doctors and social workers are truly amazing at what they do. They are very understanding and so helpful, and they care about your needs - always. They have no idea how much they helped me grow within such a small amount of time.

– Anonymous Client