Behavioral Health (Mental Health)

Resolving mental and emotional health concerns requires a unique combination of expertise, compassion, and special care. At Central Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, we focus on helping individuals achieve optimal mental health in a professional, caring environment located within our large medical center. We offer a full range of services for adults 18 years of age and above, including an initial diagnostic evaluation, crisis stabilization, and treatment. Our behavioral health team has the expertise to care for a wide a range of mental and emotional challenges, from depression and severe mood swings to dementia and acute mental illness. Our multidisciplinary team includes:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Medical physicians
  • Registered nurses
  • Social workers
  • Case managers
  • Recreational and physical therapists
  • Marriage and family therapists
  • Chaplains
  • Medical and dietary support staff

CMMC’s Behavioral Health Services develops comprehensive treatment plans that meet the unique needs of each patient while addressing the concerns of their family. Our goal is to give patients the skills and tools needed to again function appropriately in everyday life. We also recognize the special needs of geriatric patients and offer a special inpatient program that is tailored to concerns specific to this age group.

Our inpatient services are designed to help individuals work through acute mental challenges and resume daily functioning. The inpatient setting provides for a more comprehensive level of care to be provided around the clock throughout the patients stay.

For more information or to set up an initial diagnostic evaluation, call CMMC Behavioral Health Services at (877) 893-5350 or (601) 376-2600.

Psychiatry