Sana Behavioral Hospital is here to help. Our caring and compassionate professionals recognize that psychiatric and behavioral challenges can feel overwhelming for both those experiencing the symptoms and their loved ones. We will assist you in understanding what’s happening, help relieve the immediate crisis, attend to the patient’s overall well-being, and create a plan to support a successful reintegration back into daily life.
Each patient is seen as an individual, and our highly trained professionals look at their health with a comprehensive approach. Every Sana location uses an integrated treatment model, not just treating psychiatric symptoms, but including physical and behavioral considerations as well. Board-certified physicians specializing in psychiatric and internal or family medicine work together with experienced nurse practitioners and professional staff to ensure the best possible care.
Our inpatient program begins with a comprehensive medical and psychiatric evaluation. Each patient then receives a personalized treatment plan, which may include any of the following:
When treatment is complete, a discharge plan includes:
Each patient receives a comprehensive evaluation to determine their mental, emotional, and behavioral status and whether admittance is necessary. Commonly treated conditions include:*
*This list of commonly treated conditions is not inclusive or exclusive of every possible condition or scenario a patient may be experiencing. Each patient is individually evaluated for admission.
After the patient’s assessment and admission to the hospital, they’ll receive care from a team of professionals led by physicians who are board certified in psychiatry and internal or family medicine. Every patient receives 24-hour nursing care to support their personal treatment plan of therapy, medication regimen, education and training to meet their unique needs. Meals and snacks are served in a community dining room.
Your admissions counselor will provide more detailed information about the facility and what you can expect. Please feel comfortable asking any questions, we’re here to serve your needs.
What insurance plans do you accept at Sana Prescott?
a. We accept Medicare, as well as most managed Medicare and commercial insurance plans. An admissions counselor will review insurance coverage upon admission so the patient is aware of any copays they may be responsible for. To ask questions or learn about payment options, please call our office at 928-227-3424.
How do I find out if I qualify to be admitted?
a. Call Sana Prescott at 928-227-3424 any time of day, every day of the year, and let our receptionist know this is an assessment request. If you call after business hours, push zero (0), and our nursing team will assist you.
How long should I expect to be in the hospital?
a. A typical hospital stay for most patients is 7-12 days. The length of your stay will be assessed and discussed with you by your physician and care team.
Can I bring my own clothes?
a. Yes, please bring 2-3 changes of clothes. For safety and community considerations, please avoid bringing any clothing that contains strings (like drawstring pants or hooded sweatshirts) or that features offensive language.
What type of food does Sana serve?
a. Meals are provided by Goods From The Garden, a Prescott catering company. Three meals plus healthy snacks available all day as needed and ordered. Food allergies, religious preferences, and medically-required dietary needs are considered and can be accommodated.
Will I be allowed to talk with my family?
a. Sana provides specific visitation and phone times for the patient and their family.
What type of physician will see me?
a. Our team of highly trained and experienced Psychiatry and Internal Medicine physicians visit patients every day.
What types of mental health conditions do you treat at Sana Prescott?
a. Patients at Sana commonly seek support for conditions such as Major Depressive Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder, Anxiety, PTSD and Chemical Dependency. Please reference commonly treated conditions for more information.
Does Sana Prescott treat patients who have mental health and medical issues?
a. Yes, Sana considers both the mental and physical wellness of our patients within the scope of our admission guidelines, depending on the complexity of the medical issues.
Can my family tour the facility?
a. Yes, at this time family can tour the facility via video. Visitation restrictions may be changed once we receive updated guidelines from the CDC with regard to the current COVID-19 virus pandemic.
What is a typical day like at Sana Prescott?
a. Most days include group activities that help address your needs while at Sana, like social work groups, activity therapy groups, and nursing groups. Your physician will visit with you. Meals and snacks will be served, and fresh air and smoking breaks are available if needed.
Will Sana Prescott accept patients who are involuntary or unable to sign themselves in, but have guardians or a Mental Health Power of Attorney (MHPOA) with the ability to sign the patient into a psychiatric hospital?
a. Yes, we work with guardians and individuals with a MHPOA to admit the patient for treatment.
Will Sana Prescott accept patients with dementia and/or Alzheimer’s diagnosis?
a. Yes, we can accept dementia patients with behavioral challenges within the scope of our admission guidelines.
We accept Medicare and most managed Medicare and commercial insurance plans. Each Sana hospital contracts with insurance plans in their local area. A list of accepted insurance plans can be found on the hospital location page.
Sana aims for an easy and seamless admissions process. Referrals may be made by a family member, emergency department staff, senior living facilities, physician’s office, home health agency staff, community agencies, and law enforcement. Individuals may self-refer.
Our psychiatrist oversees and directs psychiatric treatment based on the patient’s needs, and our internal or family medicine physician oversees the patient’s medical care by providing a coordinated and comprehensive plan of action.
If you or an elder you know is experiencing a psychiatric crisis , please select the location nearest you and call us for a free confidential assessment today.