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Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

To speak to a mental health specialist, call (855) 755-5955


We provide inpatient psychiatric treatment in Salt Lake City for adults who with mental illness and/or struggling with addiction. Our mental health unit provides patients with immediate diagnosis, intervention and stabilization. Operating on the fifth floor of St. Mark’s hospital, our psychiatrists and staff act with professionalism and compassion. The 16-bed behavioral health unit ensures privacy and is located in its own wing. It provides a peaceful setting to allow patients a speedy recovery.

The goal of the treatment program is to stabilize the patient through medication management, group therapy, family meetings and pastoral care. The combination and severity of the symptoms from an individual's illness, compared against the normal context of their life, determines the services required. Our highly skilled, professional healthcare team works closely with patients and their family and caregivers to develop an individualized treatment plan.

Treatment Programs

Designed to address each patient's individual need, services and treatment available include:

  • Group and individual therapy
  • Medication assessment
  • Substance abuse and relapse treatment
  • Grief management
  • Psycho–educational groups
  • Family support and education groups
  • Pastoral care services
  • Group and individual follow–up treatment
  • 24/7 coverage by local, respected psychiatrists

Signs of Concern

Symptoms that may indicate you or someone you know needs help include:

  • Major change in personality, such as anger, anxiety or hopelessness
  • Disruptions in daily activities, such as inability to socialize, work, or perform daily chores
  • Hallucinations or paranoid delusions that disrupt functioning
  • Inability to adjust or recover from loss or life’s changes such as loss of relationship or job
  • Not eating, sleeping excessively or very little, loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities, or isolation

If you know someone who appears to have signs of serious mental illness, seek medical advice immediately by contacting your local mental health providers or visit the local emergency department. For emergency situations or in cases with threat of harmful behavior, call 911.