Crossroads Center for Emotional Care
Crossroads Center for Emotional Care is a 19 bed inpatient adult psychiatric unit located on the 5th floor at MRHC. Our program offers acute stabilization, treatment and referral services, including voluntary and involuntary admissions. Our unit treats adults with a range of psychiatric illnesses in an inpatient treatment setting. Our service offers the people of Northeast Mississippi accessible, quality patient care- the core of the hospital’s mission. Crossroads Center for Emotional Care will primarily focus on disorders including depression, psychosis, anxiety and chronic mental illnesses. Therapies include psychotherapy, educational groups, activity groups and family therapy. After discharge, a weekly aftercare group is provided by the hospital.
The center is not able to treat those persons with acute medical or surgical issues. Patients are often evaluated in an emergency department, mental health agency or physician’s office prior to a referral being made for the patient to be considered for admission to the center.
At Crossroads, patient confidentiality is stressed and carefully protected by the Crossroads staff. All visitors must be identified before entering the unit. Admissions and referrals to Crossroads are accepted 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Confidential consultations are available at no charge by calling 662-293-4280 or 1-800-366-1245.
Expert staff include
- On-site Psychiatrist
- On-site Adult Nurse Practitioner
- Licensed Social Workers
- Registered Nurses
- Licensed Therapist
- Mental Health Technicians
- Recreational Therapist
Frequently Asked Questions
If you or a family member/friend are admitted to Crossroads Center for Emotional Care, you may have a few questions. Please take a minute and review the following questions/answers:
How long will I be a patient on the Inpatient Mental Health
Length of stay depends on many things, including the treatment plan that is designed especially for you. Your doctor and treatment team will discuss this with you in the first few days.
Can I have a private room?
Private rooms and semi-private rooms are available
Can I make telephone calls?
There are 2 patient phones on the unit where patients may make and receive telephone calls during scheduled phone times. Telephones are turned off during group and bed times.
What activities will I be required /asked to participate
Daily activities include group therapy, social activities, a daily meeting with your doctor and staff member.
Can I smoke while I am on the unit?
No. MRHC is a tobacco free facility, but nicotrol inhalers and/or patches can be ordered by the physician.