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SBH Health System in the Bronx announces new medical psychiatry unit

The unit comes as the Bronx experiences the highest rate of psychiatric hospitalizations of all five boroughs.

News 12 Staff

Jun 24, 2024, 4:26 PM

Updated 25 days ago

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Leaders at SBH Health System announced Monday that it has a brand-new medical psychiatry unit.
The new unit includes an eight-bed unit used to treat vulnerable patients facing both acute medical illnesses and mental health issues through a multidisciplinary management approach.
The unit comes as the Bronx experiences the highest rate of psychiatric hospitalizations of all five boroughs, officials say. State leaders say they are investing more than $100 million to address gaps in the behavioral health system.


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