Blount Memorial Hospital changes its behavioral health treatment

Blount County, Tennessee – Blount Memorial has announced that it has stopped accepting inpatients for behavioral health services.

The hospital has also stopped accepting admissions to its intensive outpatient clinics and behavioral health partial hospitalization programs.

“As the healthcare industry continues to see an exponential increase in the number of people who require care in an outpatient setting or who need immediate stabilization support in emergency departments, hospitals and health systems across the country, including us, we are trying to adjust , Senior Director of Communications at Blount Memorial.

Blount Memorial is adapting to the growing need for behavioral health services by focusing its resources and efforts on expanding outpatient care and supporting immediate stabilization in the emergency department.

By doing this, the hospital expects that it can help more people.

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