Psychotic Disorders

Schizophrenia, Paranoia and Psychosis

Psychotic disorders include a variety of symptoms and illnesses including psychosis, paranoia, and schizophrenia, and may at times occur as a dual diagnosis. It’s important to remember people are not their disorder. Just like anyone with an illness, they need to actively address and manage a set of symptoms to fully participate in life. The team at Butler Hospital offers a depth and breadth of services to help individuals establish the skills and medical treatment needed to live with episodic or chronic mental illness.

Starting with the Patient Assessment Services (PAS) team, the clinical teams work with the individual to evaluate the appropriate level of care needed to treat the current indications of illness. At times, patients require a level of intensive treatment only available through an inpatient stay. In many cases participation in a partial hospital day program offers the appropriate level of intervention or next level of care after an inpatient visit. Working with PAS, the team guides the patient, and their support system, in selecting the appropriate inpatient, partial hospital or outpatient program to best address the person’s health needs.

Contact Information:

Behavioral Health Service Call Center
For appointments or provider referrals contact Care New England’s Behavioral Health Services Call Center 24/7
P: 1 (844) 401-0111

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Inpatient Programs

Adult Intensive Treatment Unit

We offer inpatient services for adults aged 18 years or older needing a high level of psychiatric care for symptoms associated with major depression, bipolar, schizophrenia or other psychotic disorder. 

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Adult General Treatment Units

Butler Hospital offers three adult inpatient units to meet the variety of acuity levels and symptoms of patients. Each offers a full range of treatment programs to stabilization the symptoms and to establish a foundation for ongoing treatment.

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Adolescent Treatment Unit

An inpatient unit specifically for teens age 13 to 17 years the clinical team supports the child’s family or guardians to address the symptoms of mental illness including depression, anxiety, addiction, suicidal thoughts and self-harm.

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Outpatient Programs

Adult Mental Health Outpatient Program

Our clinical team offers individual and group therapy, peer support groups, medication management and coordination of treatment with your primary care provider. 

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HealthPath Program

This insurance-based program is designed specifically for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island members. HealthPath provides wrap around services for substance use and mental health disorders, including treatment of dual diagnosis. 

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Partial Programs

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Program

A day program to help people develop the skills to effectively manage a variety of psychiatric conditions, this program utilizes a form of talk therapy that focuses on thoughts, feelings and behaviors. 

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Women’s Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program

This program treats women who are chronically suicidal and who may have borderline personality disorder. The day program combines individual therapy and group skills training to address behavioral, emotional, and cognitive patterns.

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Not sure which program is right for you?

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