Adult Acute Psychiatric

Adult Services- All Units age 18 & Above:Friday 6:30-7:30pm

Saturday 7:15-8:15pm


ACU- Child & Adolescent up to age 18:

Sunday 1:30-2:30pm

Tuesday 6:15-7:15pm

Specialty Groups

Rivendell’s Adult Services Unit (ASU) has tailored therapeutic activities to help the patient make important lifestyle changes. Specialty groups include: DBT- Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Held 3 times weekly. This group is designed to help patients deal with life stressors in the moment. Patients will learn new coping skills.

Courage to Heal: Held twice a week. This group will focus on aspects of healing from physical, emotional, and sexual abuse. It will offer hope and validation as survivors actively participate in reclaiming power in their lives.

Relationships: Held twice a week. This group will assist patients with exploring relationships. How have they helped? How have they hurt?

Domestic Peace: Held once a week. This is a supportive group in which patients explore issues of family and domestic abuse. Types of abuse include emotional, verbal, physical, sexual and financial. Educational information will be presented on the cycle of domestic violence, signs of domestic abuse, issues of power and control, and ways to deal with abuse.

Life Skills Daily Session: With a wide array of topics for discussion, this group addresses real life issues that patients may face once they complete treatment.

Health & Wellness: Offered four times weekly, these groups are designed to help patients develop healthy lifestyles by looking at nutrition, exercise, dress, sleep patterns, etc.

Focus Group: Held daily and designed to assist patients with setting a daily goal/focus for the day.

Discharge Planning: Held three times a week to assist in identifying resources for aftercare. Provides both individual and group assistance.

AA: Held 1-2 times a week on the Adult Services Unit, this group is led by a member of AA from the local community. “Alcoholics Anonymous® is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problems and help others to recover…”