Adult and Geriatric Services

West Main Behavioral Health

West Main Behavioral Health (WMBH) is the addictions treatment component of Behavioral Health of Waterbury Hospital. Our multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and addiction counselors provides outpatient and partial hospitalization services to individuals suffering from addictive and dual-diagnosis disorders.

Outpatient Services

Group, individual, family/couples counseling and psychiatric assessment and management are available Monday through Friday, with evening hours by appointment.

Intensive Outpatient Service (IOP)

IOP is a highly flexible and intensive program that meets multiple times per week. Services provided are based on the clinical needs of the substance-abusing, or substance-dependent individual. Programs are available during the day and in the evening.

Partial Hospitalization Programs

Morning Program (8 a.m. – noon, six days per week): This program provides outpatient detoxification for alcohol and drugs, including opiates. Day Program: This is a non-residential, intensive treatment program for adults with addictive disorders. Treatment for dual disorders (mental illness and substance abuse) is available within this program.

About Our Staff

Our clinical staff is composed of physicians who are either certified in addiction medicine by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, or who are board-certified in psychiatry, and certified substance abuse counselors, some of whom are also registered nurses with additional certification in chemical-dependency nursing.

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted by calling 203-573-7500.

88 Grandview Avenue

2nd Floor

Waterbury, CT 06708

(203) 573-7500

Adult Services – The Center for Geropsychiatry

The Center for Geropsychiatry provides comprehensive ambulatory services and treatment to individuals age 55 and older or to individuals who are prematurely facing issues related to later life. A multidisciplinary team of caring professionals work collaboratively in an effort to provide treatment designed to meet the specific needs of older adults who present with a variety of emotional and psychiatric disorders.

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

The Intensive Outpatient Program is designed to assist individuals and their families and/or significant others in the resolution of identified psychiatric or emotional disorders. Designed with the older adult in mind, these programs provide comprehensive diagnostic assessment and treatment. The IOP is recommended for those individuals who do not require the intensity of a partial hospital program, but for whom weekly outpatient services are inadequate. Flexible treatment times are available.

Outpatient Services

A variety of ambularoty services are offered, including:

Comprehensive assessment and psychodiagnostic evaluation

Individual, group and family therapy

Medication evaluation and monitoring

Support and education for family members

Dementia assessments

Psychological testing

Collaboration with primary care physicians and other care providers

Flexible hours to meet individual client needs

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted Monday through Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. at 203-573-7265.

Grandview Adult Behavioral Health

Grandview Adult Behavioral Health is a component of the ambulatory care services of Behavioral Health of Waterbury Hospital. Grandview Adult Behavioral Health provides a full range of behavioral health services to adults age 18 to 60 who suffer from prolonged mental illness. Staffed by a multidisciplinary team of behavioral health professionals, a full continuum of ambulatory services promote recovery from psychiatric disorders through active treatment outside of an inpatient setting. Services include:

Partial Hospital Program (PHP)

The most intensive level of ambulatory care, the Partial Hospital Program offers four hours of daily therapy. The treatment program consists of comprehensive psychodiagnostic assessment and evaluation, group therapy, milieu therapy and pharmacotherapy. Individual therapy, couple and family therapies, are also provided when clinically indicated. Specialized groups for dually diagnosed individuals are offered.

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)

IOP is a highly flexible and intensive program. In addition to comprehensive psychodiagnostic assessment and evaluation, the treatment program consists of various therapies tailored to meet the needs of the individual. Specialized groups for dually diagnosed individuals are offered.

Dialetical Behavior Therapy is a cognitive-based therapy aimed primarily at individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder, or those who experience mood lability and/or self-destructive behavior. The program runs four days a week.

Outpatient Services

A variety of outpatient services are available which include:

Comprehensive psychiatric and psychosocial assessment

Group, individual, family/couple therapy

Dual diagnosis treatment

Dialectical behavioral therapy

Psychological testing

Medication evaluation and monitoring

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 203-573-7265..