It is our goal to provide patients with the highest quality care. In order to do so, we have established some important guidelines to help you prepare for your stay. All clothing and belongings will be searched and inventoried. Unsafe items will be returned home or secured. Here are some items that patients will likely need during their stay:
To help uphold the safety of our patients and staff, the following items are not allowed on the inpatient areas at Austin Lakes Hospital:
Some items may be necessary for the patient to have even though these may present as potentially dangerous. The M.D. must write an order for the patient to be allowed to use these items.
If there are any questions about the appropriate items to pack, please contact the Admissions Department at 512-544-5253.
Talking with one of the mental health professionals at our treatment center could help answer your questions. Our team wants to identify how we may be able to help you or your loved one improve daily life with our mental health services. We offer no-cost, confidential assessments 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 512-544-5253.
Our inpatient and outpatient programs can help individuals deal with mental illness or behavioral health issues whether they’re suffering from depression, anxiety or other disorders. If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.