Dupont is expanding its campus with the addition of two new
units and an outpatient building to meet increasing demands. One
unit will exclusively treat Active Duty personnel, Veterans and
their families, while the other one will house an adult chemical
dependency program and additional outpatient services.
"As we continue to strive to meet the mental health and chemical
dependency needs of the community, this expansion will allow us to
add more beds and programs," said Paul Andrews, CEO of The Brook
Hospital - Dupont, a Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. (PSI), facility.
"We are proud to offer a full continuum of inpatient, extended
care, partial hospitalization and outpatient services for children
For six years, The Brook Hospital - Dupont has provided clinical
care for men and women who are currently serving, or have served,
in U.S. military forces. As one of PSI's designated Patriot Support
Centers, the facility's new military unit will commit more
resources to military-specific services.
The expansion will also feature a unit focused on treating chemical
dependency, which will allow adult chemical dependency patients to
be housed and programmed separately from the adult psychiatric
In addition to the new units, a building is being constructed to
allow for more outpatient programs. As part of the hospital's
commitment to community outreach, an auditorium will be included to
offer more educational in-services and programs to the public.
The expansion will increase The Brook Hospital - Dupont's total
number of licensed beds from 66 to 86 and is expected to be
completed August 2010.
About The Brook Hospital - Dupont
The Brook Hospital - Dupont provides the highest quality mental
health and addiction services through a secure and supportive
environment that encourages individuals to enter recovery and
return to successful living. The Brook offers a full continuum of
inpatient, partial and outpatient services for children ages 3 to
12, as well as for adults. Specialized treatment services are
provided by a multidisciplinary team of highly trained physicians,
psychologists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses and
About Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. (PSI)
Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. offers an extensive continuum of
behavioral health programs to critically ill children, adolescents
and adults and is the largest operator of owned or leased
freestanding psychiatric inpatient facilities with more than 11,000
beds in 32 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. PSI
also manages freestanding psychiatric inpatient facilities for
government agencies and psychiatric inpatient units within
medical/surgical hospitals owned by others.