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Baker Act Receiving Hospitals

Fair Oaks Hospital Pavilion
5400 Linton Blvd.
Delray Beach, FL 33484-61512
561-495-3737 or 561-495-3710
Fair Oaks Pavilion is a Baker Act receiving facility specializing in short term stabilization of acute psychiatric emergencies, as well as medical detoxification from substances.  The facility benefits from the backup of a level II trauma hospital as well as a number of dedicated employees including nurses, licensed therapists, case managers and behavioral health technicians.  It is a private facility accepting most major insurances.

JFK South Behavioral Health Medical Center
5301 South Congress Avenue
Atlantis, FL 33462
Their 31-Bed Unit combines an environment of safety and comfort for patients. Their program is designed to provide individualized treatment based upon each patient’s clinical needs. They provide adult acute psychiatric inpatient care and are a designated Baker Act receiving facility. They treat a wide variety of behavioral health diagnoses in a calm and soothing environment.
Their program specifically provides a therapeutic environment for anxious, depressed or bipolar patients. This includes seniors suffering with acute mental health changes. Their new unit will provide patients with both individual and group therapy programs including medication management. Their program is designed to provide quality care and stabilization for patients, in a safe secure setting utilizing a multidisciplinary team approach.

JFK North Behavioral Health Medical Center
2201 45th Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services offers comprehensive psychiatric and behavioral health services. The 88-bed inpatient unit is located adjacent to the hospital. Psychiatric needs of children, adolescents, adults and seniors are assessed and treated through a full range of programs that include individual therapy, group therapy, family therapy, medication management, and aftercare. An intensive outpatient program and a partial hospitalization program are also offered. The Pavilion is the largest licensed Baker Act receiving facility that accepts children in Palm Beach County.

St. Mary’s Institute for Mental Health
901 45th Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33407
Fees: Medicaid, Medicare, most insurance accepted, private pay.
Eligibility: Initial assessment/evaluation
Intake procedure: Contact by phone or walk-in.
Provides inpatient hospitalization for adults 18 and over and has a special gero-psychiatric unit as well as alcohol and drug detoxification. Intake is available 24 hours a day and psychiatric emergency response is available. The institute is a private Baker Act receiving facility and accepts involuntary patients for evaluation. Referrals from physicians, psychologists, mental health clinicians, law enforcement agencies and community organizations are welcome.

South County Mental Health Center, Inc.
16158-S Military Trail
Delray Beach, FL 33484
561-637-2102   561-637-1410
South County Mental Health Center is a full-service provider of behavioral health services.  Some of the services provided are Crisis Stabilization, a Mobile Crisis Unit, outpatient psychiatric services, individual, family and group therapy, a full-service pharmacy, case management for adults and children, psychosocial rehabilitation and social programs.

West Palm Beach VA Medical Center
7305 N. Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33410-6400
561-422-8262 or 1-800-972-8262
1-800-273-TALK (8255)
The Veterans Crisis Line connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring Department of Veterans Affairs responders through a confidential toll-free hotline, online chat, or text. Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online, or send a text message to 838255 to receive confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year.

Martin County

Coral Shores Behavioral Health
5595 SE Community Drive
Stuart FL 34997
Coral Shores Behavioral Health, located in Stuart, Florida, is a quality inpatient mental health treatment for adults and seniors. The adult inpatient program specializes in depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and other mood disorders. Inpatient mental health treatment services are for individuals over the age of 18 with severe mental illness that is impacting their ability to function. There is detox and rehab for individuals diagnosed with addiction disorders, crisis intervention, intensive assessment and stabilization, evaluation, recommendation and management of psychotropic medication, individual and group counseling, and discharge planning aftercare.



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