St. Joseph's Hospital Behavioral Health Center
St. Joseph’s Hospital Behavioral Health Center is a 145,000-square-foot, 60-bed inpatient psychiatric unit that offers 24-hour nursing care for adults and children 4 years old and up dealing with behavioral disorders and addictions. Our experienced team is comprised of psychiatrists, social workers, registered nurses, case managers and mental health technicians. St. Joseph’s Hospital Behavioral Health Center, part of BayCare Health System, is the only freestanding Baker Act-receiving private psychiatric hospital in Hillsborough County.
- Open 24 hours/day, seven days a week with admission only on weekdays.
- Immediate assessment, stabilization, triage and inpatient care; length of stay depends on each individual’s needs, usually 3-7 days.
- A comprehensive range of services for adults and children with substance abuse disorders and co-existing mental health disorders.
Referral sources include: Internal BayCare programs, inpatient psychiatric, hospital emergency rooms, community providers, public defenders and attorneys, Department of Corrections and private insurers
If you or someone you know needs assistance, please call (813) 870-4300.