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Our Programs

  • Adult Crisis Intervention Service (ACIS): Adult Crisis Intervention Services is a voluntary inpatient unit that provides behavioral health services to adults 18+ who require hospitalization. This unit provides comprehensive psychiatric interventions to those who are in crisis and need stabilization in a secure environment. Our services are delivered through a multi-disciplinary team - including a psychiatrist, social workers, registered nurses, and behavioral health counselors - and include a variety of treatments such as group therapy, individual counseling, special activities and leisure counseling. The team’s goal is to assist individuals in developing coping skills to manage life crises and maintain wellness and recovery.

The ACIS unit is available 24-hours a day. For more information, please call Psychiatric Emergency Services at 973-625-6150.

  • Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Unit (ACDU): The goal of our program to provide you with a comfortable, safe detoxification from substances in a therapeutic environment designed to introduce you to substance abuse services and assist you in formulating a plan for long-term recovery. During your stay our licensed and certified substance abuse clinicians will provide you with the insights, tools, resources, and referrals to aftercare needed to support your continued success and ongoing recovery in the community. Our program is led by a multidisciplinary team of experts, including a board certified medical doctor to oversee your medications during detoxification treatment, certified addiction RN’s and RN’s, and substance abuse clinicians including licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor, certified alcohol and drug counselors, and licensed social workers who work together as a team to ensure each patient receives individualized treatment tailored to their unique medical and biopsychosocial needs.

For more information on the Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Unit, please call the Behavioral Health Access Center at 1-888-626-2111 between the hours of 8 am-6:30 pm. After 6:30 pm, and on weekends, please call the unit directly at 973-316-1888.

  • Children’s Crisis Intervention Services (CCIS): Children’s Crisis Intervention Services is designated by the New Jersey Division of Child Behavioral Health Services as a 28-bed child and adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit. It serves children and adolescents ages 5 through 17 who have been professionally assessed for psychiatric hospitalization. The unit utilizes patient and family education and treatment to develop coping skills and strengthen support system. A comprehensive post-discharge plan is developed to reduce or prevent future hospitalization.

    CCIS Services employs a multidisciplinary treatment team - which includes board certified child psychiatrists, masters-prepared clinicians, registered nurses, and behavioral health counselors - who work together to provide the best possible care and the safest environment for young patients. Patients are offered both individual and group therapies, and the individual’s family is actively involved in all aspects of the care provided. The services offered through the Children’s Crisis Intervention Services treatment program include medication and medication monitoring, discharge planning, and linking the patient and family to the appropriate services available.

For more information on Children’s Crisis Intervention Services, please call Psychiatric Emergency Services at 973-625-0280.

  • Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU): The Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit is committed to providing a high quality behavioral health adults ages 18 years and older in need of an acute level of inpatient care on an involuntary basis. We will accomplish this in a patient focused, supportive environment. Our program will be personalized and with a team oriented approach, which provides excellent clinical care through prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, management and rehabilitation. We strive to be the leader and first choice in care for adult psychiatric care and are equipped to follow and assist patients throughout the treatment process from initial screening and commitment to discharge from inpatient services with appropriate aftercare plans in place. PICU provides highly structured, intensive treatment to individuals who are experiencing serious behavioral, emotional, or psychological problems. The program offers treatment, resource linkages, and learning opportunities that relate to each person’s individual goals. All patients and families are treated with courtesy, consideration and respect for dignity and individuality, while focusing on the principles of wellness and recovery.

For more information, call 973-316-1865.

  • Psychiatric Medical Care Unit (PMCU) - Dover campus: Saint Clare’s Dover Hospital offers one of the area’s only specialized, voluntary inpatient units for those with psychiatric disorders who are currently experiencing a need for hospitalized medical care. The unit began accepting patients March 3, 2020.

    The Psychiatric Medical Care Unit is a brand new state-of-the-art inpatient psychiatric unit designed to meet the specialized needs of individuals with co-occurring psychiatric, substance and medical conditions.


  • Adult Crisis Intervention Service (ACIS)
  • Alcohol and Chemical Dependency Unit (ACDU)
  • Children’s Crisis Intervention Services (CCIS)
  • Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

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130 Powersville Road
Boonton, NJ 07005