St. Vincent Charity Medical Center recognizes that the needs of older, adult patients are distinct. The medical center’s new 16-bed geriatric psychiatry unit provides a safe level of care for those age 55 and over.
To learn more about geriatric psychiatry services at St. Vincent Charity Medical center, please call 216.592.2851.
Older adults struggle with a variety of health concerns, including anxiety, stress, depression, dementia, memory problems and difficulty coping with the loss of loved ones. Whether you are experiencing these complex health concerns or trying to assist someone who is, St. Vincent Charity can help.
The Geropsychiatry Program at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center specializes in treating the psychiatric and medical needs of older adults. With a focus on restoring patients to good emotional and physical health, our comprehensive program addresses co-existing medical illnesses, medications, family concerns, and social and environmental issues.
Treatment is goal-directed and encourages patient participation. The geriatric team understands the patient’s particular healthcare needs, as well as their family situations, and strives to provide the help needed to restore good emotional health in the least restrictive environment. Whenever possible, we link patients to community support resources.
December 21, 2019
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Names Michael Biscaro Psy.D., ABPP Chief Clinical Officer of Behavioral Health & Addiction Medicine
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center has named Michael J. Biscaro, Psy.D., ABPP (Forensic) to the newly created post of chief clinical officer of behavioral health & addiction medicine, effective January 6, 2020. In this position, Dr. Biscaro will serv ...continue readingRead More
October 10, 2019
Cuyahoga County Announces Phase One of Opioid Crisis Mitigation Plan, including $2M to St. Vincent’s Rosary Hall
County Executive Armond Budish and Council President Dan Brady today announced Phase One of the Cuyahoga County Opioid Crisis Mitigation Plan. Cuyahoga and Summit Counties have so far secured four settlements totaling $61 million for the two coun ...continue readingRead More
February 25, 2019
CLEVELAND – The Northeast Ohio Hospital Opioid Consortium has released a new video, highlighting the collaborative work under way by area hospitals to address the opioid crisis in the region.The ...continue readingRead More
May 29, 2018
Statement from St. Vincent Charity Medical Center as it joins national prescription opioid litigation
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, including Rosary Hall Addiction Treatment Center, filed as a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the manufacturers, distributors and retailers of prescription opioids in an effort to bring additional resources to the ho ...continue readingRead More
February 23, 2018
Dr. Ted Parran, associate medical director of Rosary Hall at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, recently spoke with the Springfield News-Sunabout the growing number of cash-only opioid treatment centers. A nationally renowned expert in addiction med ...continue readingRead More
January 29, 2018
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center worked with a local police chief to create Safe Passages, a means for police in four suburban districts to offer medical help to substance abusers rather than incarceration. The Safe Passages program is profiled in ...continue readingRead More
October 16, 2017
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, Legal Aid Partner to Improve Health of Addiction, Psychiatric Patients
St. Vincent Charity Medical Center and The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland have launched a medical legal partnership (MLP), providing free, on-site services to resolve civil legal issues that impact the overall health of addiction and psychiatric pati ...continue readingRead More
March 1, 2017
Bob and Jeannie Brandt lovingly share this message with Rosary Hall detox patients as they desperately attempt to escape the powerful grip of opioid and heroin addiction. It’s the message that Bob and Jeannie wished they had known to deliver—or wish ...continue readingRead More