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Receiving Unit

Philosophy of Care

East MS State Hospital provides psychiatric inpatient services 24-hour a day, 7 days a week, short term, intensive inpatient treatment to Individuals Receiving Services(IRS) admitted from one of any mental health regions in the hospital catchment area.

Comprised of 3 phases-
   1. Observation & stabilization.
   2. Therapy processes & dual diagnosis.
   3. Discharge planning & community awareness.

East Mississippi State Hospital

1818 College Drive

Meridian, MS 39307

Phone: 601-581-7600

Fax: 601-581-7676