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Acute Psychiatry Service

Mercy Medical Center offers 24-hour service for adult patients in psychiatric crisis. This includes:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Manic Depression
  • Eating Disorders
  • Panic Attacks
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicidal Thoughts

If you, a family member, or friend are suffering from one or more of these, or from another psychiatric illness, or if you suspect your patient is, please contact Mercy Medical Center. We provide urgent and emergent diagnostic evaluations, crisis management, and referral to a treatment program tailored to the individual.

Crisis Service

Caring, seasoned, clinical staff is available to speak to you when you or your family member is experiencing a psychiatric or emotional emergency. Our staff will assess your situation and provide information and referral about Behavioral Health Services and/or other community resources that will help you during this time. Staff is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Phone: 516-705-2248.

Central Intake Service

Central Intake provides individuals with timely, thorough psychosocial evaluations by licensed clinicians for admissions into several Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Outpatient Programs. Appointments can be scheduled Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Evening appointments are also available. Phone: 516-705-3419

Mercy's attending psychiatrist and clinicians are committed to finding the least restrictive environment in which patients may be safely and effectively treated.