Centra's Acute Adult Psychiatric Unit

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Centra's Acute Adult Psychiatric Unit

Centra's Adult Psychiatric Unit at Virginia Baptist Hospital is the location of Centra's Adult Psychiatric Program and is designed to provide short-term acute inpatient care for adults 18 - 64 who are in need of immediate stabilization to help with severe emotional or behavioral problems.  For more information about the treatment program, therapies, activities and other services, please click here.

To be evaluated for admission, please go to

  • the nearest emergency room

  • local mental health provider

  • community services board

OR call 911.

Referrals - call 434.200.4444 or 434.200.3033  24 hrs/day 7days/week.



Peter Betz, MD
Medical Director


Megan Franklin, MSN, RN, Unit Manager Adult Psychiatry