SSM DePaul Health Center Behavioral Health Evaluation and Admission Unit

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BRIDGETON, MISSOURI (KPLR)- It 's considered an innovative concept within a hospital emergency room.

 SSM DePaul Health Center has created a specially- designed behavioral health evaluation and admissions unit within  the  Emergency Department. It provides a secure, safe environment where behavioral health patients can be evaluated when they are brought to the emergency department. It is a private area and was specifically designed to best meet these patients’ needs.
 It opens for patients Thursday.  The new 7 bed unit will offer a secure and safe environment.