Horizons Geri-Psych Center

Specializing in the emotional, mental and behavioral health care of older adults…

Horizons Geri-Psych Center at Anderson Regional Medical Center- South specializes in the behavioral health care of senior adults. A qualified team of medical professionals including psychiatrists, primary care physicians, psychiatric nurse practitioners, social workers, registered nurses, recreational therapists and allied health professionals design an individualized treatment plan to meet the needs of each patient. Horizons offers valuable services especially designed to provide older adults with the tools, resources and coping skills to promote healing and to achieve an optimal level of functioning. Our 16-bed unit helps those with mental, emotional or behavioral problems such as:

  • Depression and sadness
  • Changes in sleep patterns
  • Feelings of hopelessness
  • Feelings of helplessness
  • Inability to cope with daily life
  • Giving up on life
  • Unresolved grief
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Changes in eating habits
  • Exaggerated fears and anxieties
  • Combative or disorderly behavior
  • Other related conditions

Horizons Geri-Psych Center offers:

  • Comprehensive medical and psychiatric evaluation
  • Individualized treatment plans
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Coping and life training skills
  • Recreational activity therapy
  • Therapeutic exercise/stress reduction
  • Medication management and education
  • Individualized continuing care plan for discharged patients and their families

Patients participate with a group of peers who are similar in age and life experiences. Families are included in the therapeutic process. Aftercare planning is also provided to maintain improvement made in treatment.

Horizons Geri-Psych Center puts an emphasis on family involvement. Family members are encouraged to attend weekly family conferences. These conferences give the family, patient and Horizons staff the opportunity to sit down and discuss the individual’s progress in treatment and the family is able to ask any questions they may have. Daily visiting hours are available.

Horizons accepts Medicare and most private insurance.

Referrals may be made by family members, physicians, nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, social workers, case managers and any other involved party who feels an individual may benefit from our services. We offer a free initial assessment by a mental health professional.

Horizons Geri-Psych Center is located on the 5th Floor of Anderson- South at 1102 Constitution Avenue in Meridian, MS. Contact us by calling 601.703.5560