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Frequently Asked Questions

What kinds of issues are treated at Wellstone?

Wellstone Regional Hospital provides mental health and chemical dependency services. Some issues that are treated at Wellstone include, but are not limited to:

  • Stress
  • Anger/rage
  • Hyperactivity
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Drug abuse
  • Compulsive behavior
  • Suicidal/homicidal thoughts
  • Depression
  • Panic attacks
  • Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • Self-mutilation

What do I need to bring?

It is recommended that every patient bring 3 changes of clothes, including shirts, pants, socks, underwear, etc. Below are items that are not permitted in the facility:

  • Plastic bags
  • Razors (May have electric)
  • Glass
  • Anything in aerosol form
  • Lighters
  • Clothing with strings/drawstrings
  • Bras with underwire
  • Pillows or blankets
  • Outside food/drink/candy
  • Alcohol based products, including perfume or cologne
  • Tobacco products for minors
  • Medications from home (unless asked to by nurse)
  • Cell phones
  • Shoestrings
  • Videos/DVDs
  • Wire-bound notebooks
  • Belts
  • Clothing with alcohol/drug advertisement or inappropriate content
  • Metal hair clips
  • Keys
  • Pens
  • Electronics
  • Wallets

How long will I stay?

Every patient receives individualized care throughout their treatment at Wellstone; therefore, length of stay is dependent on the idiosyncratic needs of the patient. Together with the patient, a treatment team, including a psychiatrist and social worker, will work to decide the appropriate length of stay in order for the patient to receive quality care and peace of mind.

Can I have visitors?

Visitors are allowed during designated times pending doctor’s approval. Below are the times for each designated area:

Geriatric Units:
Daily: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Call times are the same as visitation.)

Adult Psych Unit:
Tuesday: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Daily call times: 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM

Saturday: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Daily call times: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Adult CD Unit:
Tuesday: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Daily call times: 4:45 PM – 5:30 PM

Saturday: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Daily call times: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Adolescent Unit:
Daily call times: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Wednesday: 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
Friday: 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
Saturday: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Sunday: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Children (12 years and under):
Daily call times: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Tuesday: 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
Thursday: 6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
Saturday: 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM
Sunday: 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM


How can I make a referral?

To make a referral, please call (812) 284-8000 and ask for the Evaluation and Referral Department. A clinician will assist you with the scheduling process.

Help is Just a Phone Call Away

We cannot offer diagnosis, counseling or recommendations online, but an Assessment and Referral specialist is available 24 hours/7 days a week. Please call for a free assessment at 812.284.8000. If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.

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Wellstone Regional Hospital

2700 Vissing Park Rd | Jeffersonville, IN 47130
812.284.8000 | 877.999.WELL

"Quality Care and Peace of Mind"

Physicians are on the medical staff of Wellstone Hospital, but, with limited exceptions, are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Wellstone Hospital. The facility shall not be liable for actions or treatments provided by physicians.

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