The comprehensive inpatient psychiatric program at the Behavioral Health and Wellness Center at The Medical Center of Aurora is designed to meet the mental and physical healthcare needs of adults ages 18-62. Our caring staff of professionals believes that everyone, no matter their individual circumstances, has the capacity to learn and utilize coping methods to help them lead a balanced life.

Our program includes:

  • A skilled team of physicians, social workers, nurses, psychologists, and behavioral health counselors
  • Music, recreation, leisure arts, and pet therapies
  • Semi-private and private rooms
  • Individualized treatment plans
  • Medication management and assessment
  • An emphasis on family education

Our Clinical Services

We focus on identifying challenges and providing individualized treatment to prepare you or your loved one to succeed in a community setting. Our adult mental health and wellness treatment services specialize in evidence-based intervention and stabilization of behavioral health conditions. We provide personalized, dedicated care in a comfortable setting, while having full access to the exceptional medical care at The Medical Center of Aurora.

Whether as part of our inpatient or outpatient programs, our team of professionals will partner with you and your outside support system to design a behavioral health treatment plan that will instill mindfulness and resiliency to help bring balance back to your life.

Our mental wellness programs for adults can help with:

  • Crisis management
  • Depression/anxiety
  • Development of daily living skills
  • Medication assessment
  • Psychiatric symptoms that significantly impair social, occupational, or other important areas of functioning
  • Self-injury
  • Substance use and other addictions
  • Trauma
  • And more

We address your unique needs to achieve mental wellbeing using a customized plan that may utilize some of the following methods:

  • Group and individual therapy
  • Family support groups
  • Educational groups
  • Loss management and relapse strategies
  • Developing coping strategies
  • Medication assessment
  • Group and individual follow-up treatment
  • 24/7 coverage by board-certified physicians

Patterns Signaling the Need for Assistance

Behaviors that signal the need for help include:

  • Major change in personality
  • Difficulty managing intense emotions
  • Anxiety
  • Hopelessness
  • Disruptions in daily activities, such as inability to socialize, work, or perform daily tasks
  • Suicidal thoughts or actions
  • Hallucinations or paranoid delusions that disrupt functioning
  • Inability to adjust to life changes or recover from traumatic events such as the loss of a relationship or job


If you or someone you know may benefit from a behavioral health plan, contact us for a comprehensive patient assessment. Behavioral health patient assessments consider the whole person and include:

  • Complete medical assessment
  • Nursing assessment
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Psychosocial evaluation
  • Functional assessment
  • Activity therapy screening
  • Neuropsychological evaluation (when ordered by psychiatrist)

Whether in an inpatient or outpatient setting, our adult behavioral health treatment services provide you or a loved one with the necessary tools to succeed. As a part of this mission, we provide outcome tools that measure growth from the beginning of our program to yours or a loved one’s last day in the program and beyond.

For more information or to schedule an assessment, please contact The Medical Center of Aurora’s Behavioral Health and Wellness Center at (303) 360-3650.

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