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Psychiatric Inpatient Geriatric and Adult

We offer intensive short-term programs for adults and geriatric adults who are in crisis—including depression, anxiety and in need of immediate stabilization.
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Our approach to care

Through a detailed evaluation of disease states, emotions, behaviors, temperament and life story, our team provides a focused diagnosis and develops a personalized and comprehensive plan of care. Our goal is for our patients' improved independence and quality of life while ensuring a smooth transition to the community.

Our experts in psychiatric & behavioral health treat the following:

Adults (18-59)

  • Bipolar disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Other acute/chronic psychiatric conditions

Geriatric (60+)

  • Dementia
  • Schizophrenia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Other acute/chronic psychiatric conditions

Treatment options can include:

•    Psychiatric evaluation and treatment
•    Medical evaluation
•    Group/recreational activities
•    Psychopharmacology
•    Electroconvulsive therapy

•    Milieu therapy
•    Pastoral counseling
•    Family support and education
•    Discharge planning

Where you can find us

We have a number of conveniently located facilities in your neighborhood. See all Locations

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Geriatric Psychiatric Unit

3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
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Centra Acute Adult Psychiatric Unit

3300 Rivermont Avenue,
Lynchburg, VA 24503
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Meet our team

Centra's team of Caregivers is dedicated to providing the most advanced, personalized care.
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Licenses and accreditations

Our program is licensed by the State of Virginia and accredited by the Joint Commission. Centra is also Magnet designated, an award given by the American Nurses Credentialing Center to select hospitals that satisfy a rigorous set of criteria designed to measure the strength and quality of their nursing staff.

Safety information

If you or someone you know are having a medical or mental health emergency, call 911 immediately. If you are in emotional crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 988.