Nursing Supervisor: Melissa Mitchell
To evaluate, stabilize, and promote of optimal functioning of inmates with persistent disabling mental illness.
Unit Program Summary
Unit A2 (Intermediate Psychiatric Unit) is a 25 bed adult male unit with an emphasis on the evaluation and stabilization of inmates with DSM-IV Axis I major mental illness. The primary focus is on the promotion of optimal cognitive and physical functioning for inmates with persistent disabling mental illness. Around the clock nursing care is provided. Both on and off unit programs are used to provide a spectrum of services that allow the inmate to assume a level of personal responsibility consistent with his ability. The unit is supervised by Nurse Clinicians specializing in psychiatric care under the direction of a Nursing Supervisor.