Nyack Hospital opening mental health center

NYACK, N.Y. (AP) — Nyack Hospital in New York's Rockland County is opening a behavior health center where patients can get mental and medical health care services in one location.

The Journals News (http://lohud.us/1gFSy2O ) reports that the center will open Tuesday as the county closes its in-patient mental health unit to save money.

The new center has 26 beds bolted to the floor, recessed shelves and covered lighting to ensure patient safety on the locked-down ward.

Nyack Hospital led tours of the center following a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday.

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Information from: The Journal News, http://www.lohud.com

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