Adult Mental Health Services in Central Virginia

At Tucker Pavilion at Chippenham Hospital, doctors, nurses, mental health technicians, and other medical professionals work together to help adult patients reach their mental health and treatment goals.

Adult mental health treatments

Our services include inpatient stabilization and individualized recovery plans that make safety and stabilization top priorities.

Levels of care


  • acute crisis stabilization
  • medication adjustments
  • concern for safety


Upon admission, members of the treatment team gather information from the patient and the parent/legal guardian to complete the following assessments:

  • Patient strengths
  • Psychiatric
  • Nursing
  • General physical health
  • Psychosocial
  • Activity/recreational

Ongoing measurements

We also measure ongoing programming and progress based on response during:

  • Community/reflection meetings
  • Patient goal setting/progress
  • Sleep assessment
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Journal assignments
  • Medications
  • Pet therapy
  • Yoga
  • Leisure and quiet times

Prior to discharge

Aftercare planning begins on admission. Outpatient plans will be arranged prior to discharge. An adult partial hospitalization program is available as a step-down from our inpatient care program for those who need additional structure and support.