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Natchaug/Backus Hospital

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Natchaug Hospital:

When people in Eastern Connecticut need help with behavioral health – whether for psychiatric illness or chemical dependency – they turn to Natchaug Hospital.

The hospital's 57-bed facility in Mansfield Center, Connecticut, provides inpatient care for over 650 children and adolescents and 1,300 adults with mental illness or substance abuse issues each year. Journey House, a 13-bed residential treatment center for adolescent girls, is also operated by Natchaug Hospital on its Mansfield campus.

Natchaug's day hospital, after school and special education school programs provide treatment to more than 2,750 children, adolescents and adults each year through programs in Danielson, Dayville, Enfield, Groton, Mansfield, Norwich, Old Saybrook, and Vernon, Connecticut.

Founded in 1954, Natchaug Hospital is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the State of Connecticut. Our special education programs are approved by Connecticut's Bureau of Special Education.

The William W. Backus Hospital Department of Psychiatric Services:

It is the mission of The William W. Backus Hospital Department of Psychiatric Services to provide the highest quality mental health services to adults residing in eastern Connecticut. The department provides services for a wide range of psychiatric disorders and difficulties including individuals with severe and prolonged mental illness.