Norman Regional Health System

If you’ve ever felt like you’re carrying the world on your shoulders, you certainly are not alone. Millions of Americans suffer from depression, anxiety, dependence issues and a host of other behavioral concerns. That’s why, for more than 30 years, Norman Regional has provided multidisciplinary, confidential care to those who need it.

Serenity is not freedom from the storm, but peace amid the storm.

At Norman Regional Health System, our skilled staff helps people who are having problems with pressure and stress. Norman Regional Behavioral Medicine Services has provided professional, confidential care to the community since 1985.

Sharing the mission and vision of Norman Regional Health System, our goal in Behavioral Medicine is to provide a multidisciplinary, team approach to ensure our patients receive the most effective care. Our board-eligible and certified psychiatrists, psychologists, psychiatric social workers, licensed professional counselors, and registered nurses are here for you.

Norman Regional Behavioral Medicine's staff of caring professionals is here to help. Call us.

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Inpatient Psychiatric Unit – Adult and Geriatric

The Inpatient Psychiatric Unit provides intensive stabilization and care for adult and geriatric patients experiencing severe psychiatric disturbance. Patients receive direct daily care from a psychiatrist, registered nurses, social workers, an activity therapist and mental health technicians. Consultations are available from neurologists, psychologists, nutritionists, physical therapists and other healthcare professionals.

  • Family therapy is conducted as needed.
  • Patients admitted to the unit participate in individual therapy, group therapy and unit activities.
  • Our facility has been restraint free for five years.
  • All our staff is MANDT-certified.
  • All patients are referred and encouraged to attend the continuum of care treatment options.

Therapy Dog

Meet Chowder, a Golden Retriever who visits with patients at our Behavioral Medicine inpatient unit twice a month. He loves to lay on his back and get his belly rubbed, and although he’s a retriever, his owner says the only thing he likes to retrieve is dog treats! Our patients love how he accepts them unconditionally and their time with him seems to take the focus off their problems for a little while. The mood of the entire of the unit is lifted when Chowder is around! ⠀

Medical Detoxification Services

Detoxification may be provided but is assessed with the Psychiatrist on a case-by-case basis for clinical appropriateness.