Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral Health Services

Whether it's mental health problems, substance abuse, eating disorders or other behavioral health issues, Baton Rouge General is here for you and your family. Specializing in geriatric care, our staff is focused on your individual needs and is equipped to handle a variety of cases in the family-like atmosphere you've come to expect from the General.
Behavioral/Mental Health

Behavioral/Mental Health

Whether it's mental health problems, substance abuse, eating disorders or other behavioral health issues, Baton Rouge General is here for you and your family. Specializing in geriatric care, our staff is focused on your individual needs and is equipped to handle a variety of cases in the family-like atmosphere you've come to expect.  Some of our most commonly treated conditions include:

  • Geriatric Mood Disorders

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • Anxiety Disorders

  • Anxiety, due to dementia

  • Panic Disorder

  • Depression, due to life changes

  • Depression, due to chronic or serious illness

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • Chronic and Persistent Mental Illness

  • Schizophrenia

  • Bipolar Disorder

  • Frustration and acting out due to an undiagnosed or misdiagnosed medical illness

Aging adults have unique physical, emotional and social needs. At Baton Rouge General, our goal is to promote a healthy lifestyle to address all these needs through psychotherapy, medication management and nutrition education. 

And because our Behavioral Health Unit is located inside our full-service hospital, our care team looks at treating not only the mental illness, but also any other medical conditions our patients may have. 

For more information about inpatient Behavioral Health Services at Baton Rouge General, please call (225) 387-7904. 

At Baton Rouge General's Behavioral Wellness Center, we believe in delivering the highest quality of care to our patients with the same caring and compassion this community has come to expect from Baton Rouge General for more than 110 years. 

One in four adults over the age of 20 suffer from some form of mental illness, whether it's recent anxiety or something that you've lived with for years. Our goal is to promote a healthy lifestyle to address all these needs through individual therapy, group sessions and medication management in a comfortable, outpatient setting.

We treat a variety of mental illnesses and conditions including:
  • Geriatric Mood Disorders
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Anxiety, due to dementia
  • Panic Disorder
  • Depression, due to life changes
  • Depression, due to chronic or serious illness
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Chronic and Persistent Mental Illness
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Frustration and acting out due to an
  • Undiagnosed or misdiagnosed medical illness
And while many of our patients seek individual therapy, we have many group sessions they may also find beneficial.  Some of our group session topics include:
  • Grieving Your Losses
  • Letting Go
  • Conflict Management
  • Coping with Mental Illness
  • Problem Solving
  • Self Awareness
  • Anger Management
  • Stress Management
  • Goal Setting
  • Life Skills
  • Accessing Community Resources
  • Health Education and Awareness
Our Center is conveniently located at 4045 North Boulevard.  For more information about Baton Rouge General's Behavioral Wellness Center, or to schedule an appointment, please call (225) 387-7652. 

BLUEBONNET

Address:8585 Picardy Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA, 70809
(225) 763-4000

MID CITY

Address:3600 Florida Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA, 70806
(225) 387-7000