Inpatient Care

Pediatric Services

Pediatric Psychiatry


Related Services

Health Psychology

University Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin, has an adult inpatient unit for treatment of mental or psychiatric disorders that cannot be adequately managed on an outpatient basis.



  • The 18-bed Psychiatry unit offers private rooms.
  • The unit is designed to provide a safe environment conducive to healing and recovery
  • Large, open common areas create welcoming spaces for dining, connecting with others and recreation.

Family and support persons are welcome to visit daily from 8am-9pm. Primary supports are welcome to stay overnight with nurse approval. Children 17 years old and younger may visit the unit if they are supervised by an adult visitor.




Services include:

  • Assessment
  • Interdisciplinary treatment planning
  • Medication management
  • Individual and group therapy
  • Comprehensive discharge planning refers patients for further treatment in their local communities

The treatment team includes psychiatrists, a psychologist, psychiatric nurses, occupational therapists and social workers. Members of the treatment team may use other hospital consulting services as needed. Spiritual services are available to all patients.


Call (608) 263-7525 for more information about our inpatient unit. If there is an emergency, call 911 or go to an emergency room.