Behavioral Health Services

(315) 326-4100
74 Bunner Street
Oswego, New York 13126
 
Oswego Health’s Behavioral Services offers a wide range of psychiatric services to area residents from children age five through older adults. More than 100 highly trained, professional and caring staff members provide mental health services to more than 1,500 patients each year. Oswego Health’s program is the largest provider of mental health services in Oswego County.
 
The Behavioral Services Department has several programs to meet the care needs of the community. They include Child and Family Services In-treatment, Out-Treatment, and Children & Youth, as well as Referrals, Admissions, and Insurance Coverage. Each of these programs is described in detail below.
 
The visiting hours for our inpatients at our Bunner Street location are
3pm-6pm Monday thru Friday and 9am-6pm weekends and holidays. Visitors must be at least age 13.

 
Children and Family Services Program
98 North Second St., Fulton
Phone: (315) 326-3555
Fax: (315) 326-3565

This facility offers children and their families a more private setting to receive their care. The multidisciplinary team consists of child/adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and a nurse who work closely with families, empowering them to successfully support their children, both during and after treatment. The department provides services to children, aged five to 18, who have problems that range from mild behavior disorders to psychiatric illnesses.
 
Among the Services Offered Are:
  • Psychiatric Evaluations
  • Psychological Evaluations
  • Psychiatric Assessments
  • Psychological Assessments
  • Individualized Assessments and
  • Evaluations for ADHD, ADD, DDD and Autism
  • Individual Therapy
  • Group Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Family Therapy
  • Family Education
  • Medication Management
Behavior Services Programs/Services
74 Bunner Street, Oswego, NY
(315) 343-8162
 
In-treatment Unit
The In-treatment Unit is a 28-bed acute care inpatient facility, providing comprehensive care, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

This unit provides individual and group counseling, medical care, and therapeutic recreational activities, which are supervised by registered nurses and directed by a staff of physicians who specialize in psychiatry.
  • Adolescent programs
  • Social Services
  • Patient Teaching
  • Alcohol/Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Daily living skills
  • Emergency Services Assessment
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Recreation Therapy
  • And more
 
Clients (age 18 & older) may be admitted either on a voluntary or an involuntary basis for treatment of a variety of mental health problems.

Out-Treatment Clinic
The Out-treatment clinic provides a full range of assessment and treatment services to people of all ages.

These services include:
  • Adult Mental Health
  • Children/Adolescent Services
  • Geriatric Services
  • Crisis Services 
Oswego Health operates a satellite facility in Fulton and will be opening other locations throughout Oswego County in the near future.

Children and Youth Services
Intensive Case Management Services for Children and Youth is a program for clients under the age of 18 who are seriously disturbed and require intensive services in their homes and at school.

Case managers in the program carry a small case load and work closely with both the children and their families to obtain the necessary services and support required to deal with their difficulties.
 
 
Important Links
The National Runaway Switchboard is a not-for-profit volunteer organization whose mission is to provide confidential crisis intervention and referrals to youth and their families through national and local telephone switchboards, as well as advocacy and educational services on behalf of youth.
 
Coping With Crisis Links: