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Inpatient Psychiatric Services

Crisis Intervention Unit: (585) 922-3728
Inpatient Unit: (585) 922-3880



About the Rochester General Hospital Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Rochester General Hospital Inpatient Psychiatric Unit is a 30-bed acute inpatient psychiatric unit. The unit provides medical and psychiatric services to adults with a diagnosis of psychotic disorders, affective disorders, organic brain syndrome and anxiety disorders with or without personality disorders and substance abuse problems.

Admissions occur from a variety of locations including home, emergency department, other units at Rochester General Hospital, Rochester Mental Health Center, Genesee Mental Health Center and other community health care institutions and programs.

Our Services

The services provided at Rochester General Hospital's Inpatient Psychiatric Unit include a range of treatment modalities by a multidisciplinary team including:

• Crisis intervention and stabilization • Milieu therapy
• Interpersonal therapy • Activities therapy
• Individual behavioral therapy • Electroconvulsive therapy
• Cognitive behavioral therapy • Social work services
• Psychoeducational and group therapy • Medical management
• Pharmacotherapy • Consultations







While in the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit, our patients have access to a full range of hospital services as needed such as laboratory services, dental care, neurology, and pastoral care to name a few.

Our Inpatient Psychiatric Unit team consists of :

  • Medical Director
  • Attending/Admitting Physicians
  • Director of Nursing
  • Nurse Manager
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • Care Manager
  • Registered Professional Nurses
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Mental Health Technician
  • Activity Therapists
  • Social Work
  • Unit Secretaries   


The Inpatient Psychiatric Unit is open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.