Central State Hospital (Kentucky)

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Central State Hospital (Kentucky) is a psychiatric hospital located in Louisville, Kentucky. It was established in 1869 and is one of the oldest psychiatric hospitals in the state. The hospital provides a range of mental health services, including inpatient care, outpatient care, and community-based services.

History[edit | edit source]

Central State Hospital was originally known as the Fourth Kentucky Lunatic Asylum. It was established in 1869, making it one of the oldest psychiatric hospitals in Kentucky. The hospital was renamed Central State Hospital in 1912.

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Central State Hospital provides a range of mental health services. These include inpatient care, outpatient care, and community-based services. The hospital's inpatient services include acute care, long-term care, and forensic psychiatry. Its outpatient services include psychiatric evaluation, psychotherapy, and medication management. The hospital's community-based services include case management, crisis intervention, and supportive housing.

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The hospital's facilities include a medical clinic, a pharmacy, a laboratory, and a radiology department. The hospital also has a rehabilitation department, which provides physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.

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