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Eastern State Hospital

Eastern State Hospital is one of two state-owned psychiatric hospitals for adults. The hospital provides evaluation and inpatient treatment for individuals with serious or long-term mental illness that have been referred to the hospital through the Regional Support Network - RSN system or through the criminal justice system. Eastern State Hospital is the 287-bed state psychiatric hospital for 20 eastern Washington counties and is accredited by Joint Commission and certified by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

Eastern State Hospital Units

Adult Psychiatric Unit - APU - The APU provides inpatient hospitalization for adults 18 to 50 years old who are severely mentally ill and are committed for evaluation and treatment by a civil court proceeding.

Geropsychiatric Unit - GPU - The GPU provides psychiatric evaluation and treatment for individuals 50 years of age and older or persons under 50 years of age with medical concerns.

Forensic Services Unit - FSU - Patients enter the forensic (legal) unit in the hospital through the criminal justice system. Evaluation and treatment services are provided for adults prior to their trial, after they are convicted, or after they are acquitted by reason of insanity.

Facts about Eastern State Hospital