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Behavioral Health Services

Daviess County Behavioral Health Services

Compassionate & Trusted Outpatient Counseling

Daviess Community Hospital's Behavioral Health Service provides intensive, structured outpatient counseling to persons who are can benefit from therapeutic services. Our multi-disciplinary treatment team provides assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of behavioral disorders in an environment that fosters positive change. Possible activities for the patient could include individual counseling, medication management, group therapy, family therapy, discharge planning, activity therapy, and behavior management. Anyone may make a referral to the DCH Behavioral Health Services.

For more information, speak with your physician or call (812) 254-8634.

Transitions Behavioral Unit – Geriatric Care

Transitions specializes in mental health care and services for geriatric patients. Both inpatient and outpatient services are provided under the direction of a full time psychiatrist. Our treatment team is well established in the therapeutic community and an offer patients a host of resources that may be beneficial for treatment. We provide patients with a compassionate, nonjudgmental ear— the sharing of your experiences with others can be a tremendous source of relief and aid in your overall recovery.

This program involves several daily scheduled activities, some or all of which you may be asked to participate in. Services are provided by a team of highly qualifies professionals, including a physician, nurses, mental health techs, and therapists.

While in the program, we ask that you attend all prescribed activities/groups on a regular basis. In addition, we ask that you participate in the program by interacting with your peers in a helpful manner and maintaining a clean, neat and safe unit environment.

Contact and visiting information for the Transitions Behavioral Unit

  • Nurse’s Station: (812) 254-8854 option 2

Program Director:

  • Jana Sherar, LCSW

Nurse Manager:

  • Lindsey Fuhs, RN

Psychiatrists:

  • Dr. M. Abdelhameed, MD
  • Dr. L. Callaghan, MD

Social Workers:

  • Betty Harper, LCSW
  • Joyce Cox, LSW

Activity Coordinator:

  • Janice Watkins, BS

Intake Coordinator:

  • Becky Wininger, RN

Visiting Hours

Monday-Friday

  • 3:30-5:30 p.m.
  • 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Saturday-Sunday

  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 3:30 – 5:30 p.m.
  • 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.