Monmouth Medical Center Behavioral Health Services include comprehensive mental health programs for children, adolescents and adults diagnosed with psychiatric and dual disorders. All programs are led by a multidisciplinary staff of experienced professionals who have advanced training and certification in all facets of behavioral health.
Specialized clinical tracks and behavioral health services are offered to meet the unique needs of different age groups and those with specific diagnoses. Services include crisis intervention, inpatient care, short-term care, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient programs and traditional outpatient care.
Psychiatric Emergency Screening Service (P.E.S.S.)
Monmouth Medical Center is a state-designed emergency screening service for Monmouth County. Crisis intervention, stabilization, mobile outreach, crisis hotline and family crisis services are provided. Services can be accessed through the Emergency Department or by calling
Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Programs
Children's Crisis Intervention Service (CCIS)
The 19-bed CCIS at Monmouth Medical Center provides inpatient care for children and adolescents age 5 to 17. This intensive therapeutic treatment program is led by board-certified/ eligible child and adolescent psychiatrists and a multidisciplinary team of specialists in child and adolescent behavioral health who provide comprehensive assessment, evaluation and treatment of youngsters in acute crisis. For more information, call (732) 923-6925.
Adult Psychiatric Programs
In addition to voluntary and involuntary programs, Monmouth Medical Center's inpatient services include a special treatment track, which provides substance abuse counseling.
Short-Term Care Facility
MMC's 16-bed short-term care facility provides rapid and intensive treatment for the most severely mentally ill. The STCF meets all state-defined criteria for short-term care facilities and offers an alternative to involuntary state psychiatric hospitalization.
Adult Partial Hospitalization Programs
Monmouth Medical Center's partial hospitalization programs, offer intensive full-day psychiatric treatment, social support, substance abuse education and treatment as well as vocational rehabilitation for clients who are chronically mentally ill or who have prolonged disability due to major psychiatric illness.
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