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Patient Assessment Services
Patient Assessment Services (PAS) provides evaluations and assessments for people with psychiatric illnesses, such as major depression, anxiety, or addiction disorders. PAS staff will assess the level of treatment you need and help you identify and understand the psychiatric, psychological, and emotional issues affecting you or a loved one. 

Treatment Team
The PAS treatment team are professionally trained staff who will help you develop an individualized care plan that serves as the foundation of your treatment at Butler Hospital or in the community. Members of the team will provide support to you throughout the assessment process.

The Assessment Process
During the assessment process, you will work with various members of the PAS treatment team to complete a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. This process is designed to determine your diagnosis and treatment. The assessment process will include your medical and medication history, as well as meetings with a psychiatrist and other members of the PAS treatment team. These are a few of the steps in the assessment process that take place in PAS. For more detail, watch the video below.

Family Involvement
Your family’s involvement, and others who play a significant role in your life, is encouraged. You are welcome to be accompanied by family members or a close friend during the evaluation process. We value input from family members, however, no contact with your family or others will be made without your signed consent.

Frequently Asked Questions about Admission
Frequently asked questions about admission to Butler Hospital.

If you are feeling suicidal or are in need of emergency medical or mental health care, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

Contact Us
PAS is located in the Riverview Building on Butler Hospital's campus.

Emergency, evaluations, admissions

(401) 455-6214 or (401) 455-6215

If possible, please call ahead before arriving.


24 Hours a day, seven days a week.

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Depression is a treatable medical condition, which reflects abnormalities in brain chemistry, and similar to other illnesses, requires medical treatment.

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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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