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Adult Intensive Treatment Unit
The Adult Intensive Treatment Unit provides care and support for adults with psychiatric conditions such as major depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Treatment for these and other mental illnesses is provided in a safe and caring environment.

During Your Stay
Treatment programs and activities take place on the unit daily and are designed to help you regain your health. Therapeutic activities include sensory modulation and coping skills groups, medication education groups, patient/family education and support groups, spirituality groups, and pet therapy.

Medications are also an important part of your treatment. Your doctor will develop and discuss a medication plan with you.

Treatment team members are available to talk with you at any time to provide support and personal assistance.

Family Involvement
Your family's involvement, and others who play a significant role in your life, is encouraged. They can be very important to the success of your treatment. However, no contact with your family or others will be made without your signed consent.

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions about the Adult Intensive Treatment Unit.

Meeting the Needs of Patients
It is not uncommon for people who struggle with psychiatric disorders, such as depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or post traumatic stress disorder, to also have an active dependency on alcohol or other drugs. We are prepared to meet the needs of patients who may also require help for substance abuse issues.

 Patient Story
Patient Story A Former Bipolar Patient Recalls His Long Battle With His Own Perfect Storm
Patient Story: Jim McNulty
These days, Jim McNulty is known as a man with a mission. He spends a great deal of time and energy flying around the country speaking to politicians, policy makers, community advocacy groups, and family members affected by serious mental illnesses.
» Patient Story

The Adult Intensive Treatment Unit is located in the Lippitt building on the 2nd Floor and the Riverview building on the 3rd Floor.

Visiting Hours (for both units)
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.; 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Emergency, evaluations, admissions:
(401) 455-6214 or (401) 455-6215

  Lippitt 2
Unit telephone:
(401) 455-6365

Patient telephones:
(401) 621-8518 or (401) 331-5758

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  Riverview 3
Unit telephone:
(401) 680-4140

Patient telephone:
(401) 270-1343

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   Partial Hospital/Day Hospital
The Partial Hospital/Day Hospital Programs at Butler combines comprehensive treatment with a patient’s life at home and in the community.

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