Inpatient mental health services in San Jose, California

At Good Samaritan Hospital, our behavioral health team has been providing top-quality inpatient psychiatric care in the Silicon Valley region since 1975. Here, we offer highly structured care in a safe, supportive environment for patients with severe symptoms related to mental health disorders, with the goal of returning patients to their home life and community as soon as possible.

For more information about our inpatient mental health unit, please call our behavioral health intake team on our Mission Oaks campus at (408) 559-2000.

Mental health conditions we treat

We provide personalized care based on each patient's primary diagnosis by taking into account their specific circumstances and symptoms. We treat patients with conditions such as:

  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Dual diagnosis (primary mental health diagnosis and substance abuse disorder)
  • Major depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance abuse disorders

Treatments and therapies we offer

Every patient admitted to our facility receives an evaluation and recommendation for the appropriate level of psychiatric care. Our 18-bed inpatient psychiatric unit is located on our Mission Oaks campus in Los Gatos, California.

During treatment, our patients may benefit from:

  • Coping skills development
  • Discharge planning
  • Dual diagnosis groups
  • Exercise groups
  • Group therapy
  • Medication management
  • Occupational therapy

Outpatient behavioral health services

Following inpatient treatment, patients may be referred for further care through one of our outpatient behavioral health programs. These programs provide intensive care for patients with mental health conditions but allow them to return to their own homes in the evenings.

Multidisciplinary care team

During treatment, our patients are cared for by a variety of highly trained healthcare providers, including:

  • Addiction specialists (addictionologists)
  • Chemical dependency counselors
  • Internists
  • Licensed clinical social workers
  • Licensed mental health therapists
  • Licensed psychiatric technicians
  • Licensed vocational nurses
  • Psychiatrists
  • Registered nurses

Admittance to our inpatient mental health program

Patients are admitted to our inpatient psychiatric hospital through physician referral or transfer from our emergency room (ER). Patients coming from the ER will be medically stabilized prior to their transfer to our Mission Oaks campus for continued bl health treatment.