Mood Disorder Treatment

The Mood Disorder Inpatient Unit at the Pavilion at Williamsburg Place is committed to treating acutely compromised adult patients with mood disorders. During their stay, patients will receive psychotherapeutic and psychopharmacological treatment in a secure, safe environment to help them recover and prepare for their transition back to community life.

Admission Criteria

  • Higher functioning individuals 18 and over
  • Individuals are admitted to the MDU via a Pavilion physician order
  • An initial evaluation by a Pavilion physician will review medical, emotional, behavioral, social, and nutritional needs
  • A thorough review of the patient’s psychiatric history, including previous treatment and physical and health screenings are evaluated


Services Provided

The mood disorder unit offers patients individualized attention to achieve the best possible outcomes. Patients are actively engaged in their treatment both in the facility and after discharge. Customized treatment plans are developed based on each patient’s unique needs.

We help patients achieve their treatment goals by offering the following services:

  • Psychopharmacologic treatment
  • Intensive daily treatment that addresses cognitive behavioral therapy, support and discussion groups, recreational and relaxation activities and goal directed individual time
  • Education sessions include stress management, medication management, work/life balance, communication skills, planning and goal-setting
  • Daily visits by the treatment team, led by the psychiatrist assess progress
  • Discharge planning designed to help set follow up appointments and referrals to hometown resources or individualized therapy so that patients develop an appropriate transition plan

Clinical Team

All aspects of collaborative care are provided by an interdisciplinary team of mental health experts with specialized expertise in mood disorders, including a psychiatrist, clinician, social worker, dietician, recreational therapist and psychiatric nurse.

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The Pavilion at Williamsburg Place does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color,
national origin, disability, or age in admission, treatment , or participation in its programs, services and
activities, or in employment. For further information about this policy, contact: Patty Cranford, 757-941-6400,TDD 1-800-828-1120.

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