Palm Point Behavioral Health Opens in Brevard, Expands Access to Meet Growing Needs of Community
By Space Coast Daily // November 30, 2018
will address the growing need for inpatient behavioral healthcare
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Universal Health Services announced the opening of Palm Point Behavioral Health, a new 80-bed facility in Brevard County, that expands access to inpatient and outpatient mental health treatment across the region.
Palm Point Behavioral Health, located at 2355 Truman Scarborough Way in Titusville, began accepting patients ages 9 through 17 years old this month and will continue to add programs and services over the coming months.
The intention to serve adults ages 18 and up will begin in the very near future.
“The new Palm Point Behavioral Health will address the growing need for inpatient behavioral healthcare and will continue serving the community with vital resources well into the future,” said Debbie Osteen, UHS Executive Vice President, and President, Behavioral Health Division.
“The excellent team of clinicians and staff hired at Palm Point are focused on delivering robust clinical outcomes for patients and their families.”
The facility’s dedicated child and adolescent unit and separate adult units will offer specialized treatment for individuals experiencing behavioral health issues such as depression, bipolar disorder, psychosis or substance use disorder.
Another feature to be offered by the facility in the coming months is a mobile assessment team that will go into the community and respond to requests from local physician and therapist offices, urgent care centers, and school systems to provide no-cost assessments to determine if the patient should be recommended for treatment at Palm Point Behavioral Health.
One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. has built an impressive record of achievement and performance.
In 2018, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune, ranked #268 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 83,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 326 inpatient acute care hospitals and behavioral health facilities, and 32 outpatient and other facilities in the United States, Puerto Rico, and the United Kingdom.
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