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Call our 24-hour HelpLine at 336-832-9700 or 800-711-2635 for immediate assistance for mental health and substance abuse issues.

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Additional Resources

  • National Hopeline Network: 1-800-SUICIDE
  • The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK

Inpatient Behavioral Health Care

When faced with a behavioral health crisis, our Cone Health inpatient health care option helps stabilize and support you or a loved one when you need it most.

Our short-term, hospital-based programs are designed to immediately care for adults, young adults, adolescents and children who need a safe environment to begin a journey to recovery.

Inpatient Admissions

Admission to inpatient care is voluntary or involuntary. During a behavioral health crisis, you or a loved one may walk in to Cone Health Behavioral Health Hospital in Greensboro or the Alamance Regional Medical Center emergency department in Burlington 24 hours a day, seven days a week. No referral is necessary. 

On average, inpatient care lasts four to five days for children and five to six days for adults. Once a patient is in stable condition, he or she is typically transitioned to outpatient care. 

If you or a loved one is currently under the care of a behavioral health provider, you can request a referral as well.

Adult Inpatient Services

When you or a loved one experiences major depression, severe anxiety, hallucinations or delusions, with or without a chemical dependency, Cone Health’s Behavioral Health Hospital and Alamance Regional Medical Center offer exceptional and compassionate adult inpatient care.  

Adults in our units can expect to: 

  • Learn about a diagnosed condition.
  • Strengthen coping skills.
  • Receive medication, if appropriate, and learn how to properly take it.
  • Participate in individual, group and/or family therapy.
  • Receive peer support.
  • Enjoy pet, recreational and/or music therapy.
  • Receive biofeedback training, if appropriate, to help visualize and control symptoms.
  • Attend Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous meetings, if needed.

Child & Adolescent Inpatient Services

Designed specifically for the needs of children ages five to 17, consider Behavioral Health Hospital’s 30-bed youth unit. Our providers and inpatient services support children diagnosed with a range of mental health issues, including anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), mood disorders, oppositional defiance disorder (ODD), schizophrenia or trauma.

We welcome parents to participate in their child’s treatment as much as possible. Our collaborative approach reinforces progress and teaches parents how to provide support at home.

Children who are cared for in our youth unit can expect to:

  • Learn about his or her condition in an age appropriate way.
  • Develop and strengthen coping skills.
  • Participate in individual, group and/or family therapy.
  • Receive medication, if necessary, and learn how to properly take it with supervision, if appropriate.
  • Enjoy pet, recreational and/or music therapy.
  • Attend academic classes in our accredited school setting.
  • Play and exercise in our indoor and outdoor recreational areas.
  • Receive biofeedback training, if appropriate, to help visualize and control symptoms.