WakeBrook is a behavioral health facility located in Raleigh, NC that offers a continuum of services for people dealing with mental health and/or substance abuse disorders. WakeBrook currently consists of 2 buildings that were built in 2010 and house 5 separate and distinct services.
UNC Health Care Crisis and Assessment Services at WakeBrook
Crisis and Assessment Services is here to help you if you are in a crisis related to mental illness, developmental disability and/or substance use. Services are available to anyone 24 hours a day, regardless of age, race, gender, national origin, religion, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, county of residence or insurance/ability to pay.
What to Expect
- Clinical triage, health screening and safety check
- Assessments by licensed and credentialed staff including psychiatrists, psychologists, registered nurses, social workers and other licensed therapists
- Safe and secure location for individuals to stay in while awaiting placement at a higher level of care such as a recovery center or a psychiatric hospital
- Hospitalizations may either be voluntary or involuntary
- Assistance with accessing the Alliance Behavioral Heathcare 24-hour Access and Information Call Center
WakeBrook Inpatient Unit (IPU)
Wakebrook Inpatient Unit is a 16 bed Inpatient Psychiatric Unit for adults 18 and older. We are in the process of expanding by 12 more beds in 2016.
Our goal is to help the mentally ill deal with crisis in a safe and supportive setting. A team of professionals provide individualized care, and aim to see that those receiving care develop new coping skills and a safe plan for leaving the hospital as soon as able.
Our team includes doctors, nurses, social workers, occupational and recreational therapists, pharmacists, and others including advanced students in some of these fields. We try to identify and define the problem or problems that brought the person in crisis here through interview of the patient and family, through medical tests, and through other methods of assessment. Once we begin to understand the problems, we can plan the treatment.
UNC Health Care Facility Based Crisis Services at WakeBrook
Facility Based Crisis provides services for Wake County adult citizens who have a mental illness, developmental disability and/or substance use disorder in a structured 24-hour residential treatment facility. FBC provides care and treatment in a non-hospital setting for individuals in crisis who need short-term evaluation, treatment and/or stabilization.
What we do
FBC is designed as an alternative to hospitalization for individuals in crisis. Delivered under the direction of a psychiatrist, the services provided on FBC include:
- Medical assessment and medical monitoring
- Psychiatric assessment and evaluation
- Individual, family, and group therapeutic services
- Physical activity
- Leisure activities
- Aftercare arrangements to decrease the risk of relapse
UNC Health Care Alcohol and Drug Detoxification Unit at WakeBrook
Looking for change?
The Alcohol and Drug Detoxification Unit at WakeBrook offers a full complement of services.
- Medically monitored detox
- Mental health services
- Medication consult
- Relapse prevention tools
- Sustained recovery skills
- Supportive employment resources
- Recreational therapy
- Nutritional consult
- In house support meetings
- Individual counseling
- Continuity of care referrals
- Family visitation
- Family education
All services provided by professionally trained licensed medical and clinical staff.
WakeBrook Primary Care Office
The WakeBrook Primary Care Office provides comprehensive longitudinal outpatient primary care to patients with serious mental illness. We work in an integrated way with the patients’ behavioral health teams, community resources and sub-specialists to assure the highest quality care.
We provide acute, chronic, and preventive health services to adolescents and adults and engage the patient, family, and/or significant others in treatment. We aspire this care always to be patient and family oriented, community focused, and evidence based. Patients are referred to us from behavioral health teams, from area hospitals, and from other community agencies.