Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods
Welcome to Emory University Hospital at Wesley Woods
Our hospital has inpatient beds, inpatient and outpatient electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) services, ketamine infusions and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) services, an Outpatient Geriatric Psychiatry Partial Hospitalization Program and an Adult Intensive Outpatient Program. Our team of physicians, nurses, licensed social workers and licensed professional counselors work together to provide care for our patients' unique needs.
Our adult psychiatric inpatient units utilize best practices for the treatment of psychiatric diagnoses, including mood and psychotic disorders. The goal of our inpatient care is diagnostic assessment, initial treatment, and crisis stabilization allowing the patient to safely transition from inpatient care back to the community.
Location and Directions
Treatment and Services
Patients in an acute mental health crisis or with severe and persistent mental illness are eligible for admission into our inpatient psychiatric units. Our adult psychiatric inpatient units utilize best practices for the treatment of psychiatric diagnoses, including mood and psychotic disorders. The goal of our inpatient care includes diagnostic assessment, initial treatment, and crisis stabilization allowing the patient to safely transition from inpatient care back to the community.
We often treat patients who have not found successful treatment outside the hospital setting and are experiencing several of the following acute signs and symptoms:
- Depressed or manic mood
- Psychosis Hallucinations
- Paranoid/suspicious behaviors
- Not taking medicines appropriately
- Suicidal or homicidal thoughts
To refer a patient to our inpatient treatment, call us at 404-728-6222. Our intake office will guide you through a completed approval process and schedule an admission in less than 60 minutes.
*Note: If you do not meet insurance guidelines for inpatient care, we will help you find support in one of our outpatient programs.
Transitions Behavioral Health Programs
can find the help they need in our Transitions Outpatient Programs. These services include:
Senior Partial Hospitalization Program (Age 65 and over):
Monday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Provides Support and treatment for older adults by providing medical monitoring, case management, and therapeutic groups and activities. This program works well for patients as a step-down from inpatient treatment.
*Lunch included and Transportation provided inside I-285.
Adult Intensive Outpatient Counseling Program:
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday - Day Program: 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., Evening Program: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Primarily focused on working adults who need scheduling flexibility in their care regime. The program is anchored in group therapy along with medication management, case management, and individual and family counseling, as needed.
Young Adult Intensive Outpatient Counseling Program (Ages 18 - 28):
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday Day Program: 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Primarily focused on young adults who need scheduling flexibility in their care regime. The program is anchored in group therapy along with medication management, case management, and individual and family counseling, as needed.
Note: A patient who may not be appropriate for an Inpatient admission, may meet the criteria for our Transitions Outpatient Behavioral Health Programs. To refer a patient to our outpatient programs, please call 404-728-4776 or 404-728-6978
Fax: 404-728-6917 email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Neuromodulation Clinic helps treat some of the most pervasive and hard-to-treat mental illnesses. The clinic provides inpatient and outpatient services that include Electroconvulsive
Therapy (ECT), and off-label medication administration and other neuromodulation therapies as appropriate.
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
ECT is a highly effective and fast-acting treatment for symptoms of certain mental illnesses.
Modern ECT is performed under general anesthesia. Small electric currents are passed through the brain to intentionally trigger a brief seizure.
Our ECT program uses a procedure that minimizes side effects on memory or thinking during the course of treatment.
ECT is offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday and is often provided on an outpatient basis.
Treatment-Resistant Depression Therapies
After an in-depth psychiatric consultation, patients may receive recommendations around medications, talk therapy, and other neuromodulation options.
The Neuromodulation Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For referrals, please call 404-728-6542.
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Tricare - East
1821 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30329
Psych Access (Assessments & Referrals):