An Informative Overview of the Adult Program at Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital

The Adult Mental Health Program at Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital (SOBH) offers a level of care for adults in need of behavioral health care. Our goal today is to outline the treatment course and establish patient expectations at our facility.

 

Our inpatient program encourages the communication of open and honest feelings and responsible behavior. While under our care, our primary goal is to create an open and trusting atmosphere in which patients can share their thoughts and feelings in a supportive and caring environment. At Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital, we believe that respect for the patient is an important aspect of our therapeutic environment and assists in the healing process.

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Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital Opens New Outpatient Program

New Lenox, IL September 30, 2019 – Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital has expanded outpatient services to include a Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP) for adults ages 18 and above. Partial Hospitalization is designed for patients who are experiencing intense emotional or behavioral conditions who do not require inpatient treatment but need therapy that is more involved […]

Community Shows Support for Increased Access to Mental Health Treatment

On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019, the community came together at A Pathway to Hope and Healing to learn more about behavioral health treatment and current programming available at Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital. Our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jyoti Randhawa, spoke about the signs and symptoms of mental illness in teens and young adults. It is […]

Dr. Jyoti Randhawa to Speak at ‘Pathway to Hope & Healing’ Event

Over 1,000 individuals in Illinois lose their lives to suicide every year. For every completed adolescent suicide, there are an estimated 100-200 attempts. These rates continue to rise with each passing year and is a growing concern among our local schools districts in Will County. This is especially relevant as schools are back in session […]

The Impact of Social Media on Teen Mental Health

New Lenox, IL—As the new school year begins across the state, it’s important to know that many teens and adolescents also face new challenges and difficulties. For many, the stress of starting a new school or the anxiety that comes with difficult classwork may prove too much. The pressures perpetuated by social media also take […]

Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital Hosts ‘Music is Medicine’ CEU Event!

JOIN US FOR A FREE CEU PRESENTATION! Music is Medicine: Incorporating Music Into Clinical Practice Featured Speaker: Joseph Gorodo, LCDC Recovery Unplugged

Silver Oaks CEO & CMO Discuss Senior Adult Mental Health Program on WJOL

Mental illness can affect people of all ages. Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital understands the need to provide treatment specific to those experiencing changes and challenges that come with aging. Scott Hullinger, CEO and Dr. Jyoti Randhawa, CMO recently spoke with Barry Kolanowski, Executive Director Senior Services of Will County to discuss the senior adult mental health […]

Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital Opens Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatric Program

New Lenox, IL April 30th, 2019 – Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital is now providing specialized inpatient psychiatric treatment to adolescents ages 13-17 (18 if still in high school). The 25-bed unit is dedicated to providing a safe and therapeutic environment of care for teens to focus on healing and feeling better.

Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital is aware that teens face increasing challenges from daily life. While in behavioral health treatment, teens will learn different types of coping mechanisms and techniques to help them understand mental health and appropriate self-care. They can feel safe to talk about their feelings, share their experiences and focus on healing.

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Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital Expands Inpatient Mental Health Programs

New Lenox, IL April 1st, 2019 – Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital announces the expansion of mental health and chemical dependency treatment available at the hospital. On Monday, April 1st, Silver Oaks will begin accepting adults ages 18-54 into inpatient care.  This new service offering will join the currently running Senior Adult Monarch Program. Silver Oaks is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services for mental health and chemical dependency care.

The 25-bed Adult Psychiatry Program provides care for adults struggling with Mental Health and/or Chemical Dependency conditions. More than 1,000 people die from suicide in Illinois each year and that number continues to grow over time. Individuals at risk for suicide span all age ranges, but there is a particular concern as these rates are dramatically increasing among middle-aged men. Mental health conditions often go undiagnosed and untreated due to stigma and lack of education on how to recognize signs and symptoms.

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Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital Announces Opening Date & Senior Adult Program

New Lenox, IL, January 16, 2019 – Silver Oaks Behavioral Hospital announces the official opening will take place in late January 2019.  Silver Oaks is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital providing inpatient and outpatient services for mental health and chemical dependency care.

Initially, Silver Oaks will be opening with the Monarch Program, a specialized treatment program for senior adults. The 25-bed Senior Adult psychiatry program provides care for older adults struggling with Mental Health and/or Chemical Dependency problems.

The realities of suicide completions in the elderly are staggering. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 75.4 million baby boomers. If elderly suicide rates remain the same, that means that more than 11,000 lives will be lost to suicide annually as baby boomers reach 65 and older. Suicide is an important problem among older adults. Suicide rates are particularly high among older men, with men ages 85 and older having the highest rate of any group in the country. Suicide attempts by older adults are much more likely to result in death than among younger persons.

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