Adult Inpatient Program


Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital is a 71-bed acute care facility. Located in Haverhill, MA, we provide inpatient mental health services for adults age 19 and older.

What Is an Adult Inpatient Program?

Get the fundamental facts about adult inpatient programming at Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital in Massachusetts

The adult inpatient program at Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital is an ideal healing environment for adults age 19 and older who have been experiencing significant distress due to mental illness.  

The adult inpatient program at our location in Haverhill, MA, features comprehensive services that are designed to help patients achieve the level of stabilization that will allow them to return home or transition to a less intensive level of care. 

Adult inpatient programming at Haverhill Pavilion is a short-term experience that prepares patients for long-term success. The typical length of stay in our adult inpatient program is five to seven days. The actual time that any individual patient remains with us will be determined by their needs and progress.

What Does the Adult Inpatient Program at Haverhill Pavilion Look Like?

Discover what you will experience in our inpatient program in Haverhill, MA

Adults who receive care via the adult inpatient program can complete detox, receive medication management services, and engage in a wide range of therapeutic interventions. All patients also receive case management and detailed discharge planning services. 

All men and women who receive care in our adult inpatient program follow a personalized plan that is designed to meet their unique needs. Depending upon a variety of individual factors, a person’s time in the adult inpatient program may include the following elements and features: 

  • Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) 
  • Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) 
  • Individual, group, and family sessions 
  • Motivational interviewing 
  • 12-Step education and support 
  • Activity- and task-based therapies 
  • Sensory modulation 
  • Health- and wellness-based programming 
  • Interpretive services 
  • Nutritional consultations 

If necessary, you may also receive limited medical support during your time in our adult inpatient program. Our medical services include X-rays, electrocardiograms (EKGs), and basic lab work. Also, our medication management services are enhanced by the presence of an on-site pharmacy.

Populations & Disorders Treated in Our Adult Inpatient Program

Learn who can participate in adult inpatient programming at Haverhill Pavilion

Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital serves adult men and women, age 19 and above, whose lives have been disrupted by mental illness.  

Our inpatient program accepts adults who have a primary diagnosis of a mental health disorder. The following are among the many mental health concerns for which men and women can receive care within our adult inpatient program: 

  • Adjustment disorders 
  • Anxiety disorders 
  • Bipolar disorder 
  • Borderline personality disorder (BPD) 
  • Delusional disorders 
  • Depressive disorders 
  • Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) 
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) 
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) 
  • Schizophrenia 
  • Self-harm 
  • Suicidal ideation 

We are also able to care for men and women who have been struggling with addiction, but only if the substance use disorder is a secondary diagnosis.  

We cannot accept individuals who meet the following criteria: 

  • Are pregnant 
  • Need IV therapy  
  • Have complex medical needs 

We also cannot accept individuals who are struggling with one or more of the following conditions: 

  • Eating disorders 
  • Moderate to severe autism spectrum disorder 
  • Moderate to severe dementia 

Please note that both the admissions and exclusionary criteria above are provided here for general informational purposes only. All admissions decisions at our location in Haverhill, MA, are made on a case-by-case basis following a close review of each prospective patient’s unique needs.  

To determine if you or a loved one can receive inpatient care at Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital, please contact us directly.

How to Be Successful in Our Adult Inpatient Program

Identify what you need to do to be successful in our adult inpatient program in Haverhill, MA

The definition of success in our adult inpatient program will vary from person to person. In general terms, success will involve achieving the level of stabilization that will enable you to transition out of our care. But on a personal level, success will be defined by the progress you make toward the goals you have set for yourself.  

With that in mind, the following can help you to be successful while you are participating in inpatient programming at our location in Haverhill, MA: 

Work with your caregivers – Inpatient programming is most effective when it is a collaborative effort. Your willingness to communicate openly and honestly with our professionals, and listen to the feedback they provide, will enhance their ability to help you meet your goals. They are experts in their respective fields, and you are an expert on your unique symptoms, needs, hopes, and preferences. Working together will put you in the best possible position for continued success. 

Set reasonable expectations – Inpatient care can be an essential step toward improved health. But it’s just one step. Understanding the benefits and limitations of our adult inpatient program will help you make the most of your time with us. The goal of adult inpatient services at Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital is to help you achieve stabilization and prepare to make a successful transition either out of care or to a less intensive level of service. 

Rely on your support network – Mental health challenges can have an isolating impact. One of the lessons you will learn in the inpatient program at Haverhill Pavilion is that you are not alone. The professionals with whom you work, your close friends, trusted family members, and others who are healing from similar challenges can all provide valuable support. Identifying and accessing your sources of support will help you achieve and maintain success during and after your time with us.

Benefits of Participating in Our Adult Inpatient Program

Understand the short- and long-term benefits of completing the adult inpatient program at Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital in Massachusetts

Haverhill Pavilion’s adult inpatient program offers a wide range of short- and long-term benefits, such as the following:  

Experienced professionals – When you choose Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital for yourself or a loved one, you can expect to receive the highest quality of service and support, provided by a team of dedicated professionals. Within our adult inpatient program, depending upon the specific needs of each patient, care may be provided by medical doctors, psychiatrists, nurses, licensed counselors and social workers, occupational therapists, and other experts as needed. 

Superior service – Each member of the Haverhill Pavilion team is dedicated to providing patient-focused care in an atmosphere of dignity and respect. This focus on superior service should be evident from your first phone call, when you will speak with a friendly and knowledgeable admissions advisor or psychiatric care evaluator.  

Open communication – Throughout your time at Haverhill Pavilion, you can expect to receive the information you need in order to make the most informed decisions for yourself or on behalf of your family member. Whether answering your initial questions about admissions or insurance matters, providing services within our adult inpatient program, or preparing you for a successful transition out of our care, every professional at Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital is committed to meeting your needs and exceeding your expectations. 

Detailed discharge planning – The day you arrive at our location in Haverhill, MA, we will begin to plan for your eventual discharge. Our detailed discharge planning services ensure that you will be connected to the programs, resources, and organizations that will help you maintain and build upon the progress you make in our adult inpatient program. 

To learn more about the many benefits of healing within the Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital adult inpatient program, please contact us at your convenience. We are available to speak with you 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We look forward to providing you with the answers you need and helping you decide if Haverhill Pavilion is the perfect place for you or your loved one.