The Della Martin Center (DMC) at Huntington Hospital provides mental health services to patients and their families. The Center's services include diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of adult patients with psychiatric disorders. Combining a state-of-the-art facility with a spacious outdoor recreational area, the 42,000-square-foot Della Martin Center includes a therapeutic recreational and conditioning center, 54 inpatient beds, and semi-private rooms with baths. As a service of Huntington Hospital, the Della Martin Center offers patients access to all the resources of the San Gabriel Valley's most respected name in healthcare. The immediate availability of superior comprehensive healthcare, combined with the confidentiality and comfort of our modern psychiatric facilities, make the Della Martin Center the program of choice for psychiatric care in our region.
The patient-friendly Access Center is the entry point for services at the Della Martin Center. Through the Access Center, patients receive a confidential assessment, as well as physician, other mental health professional and/or community referrals. They are also acquainted with the Della Martin Center's facilities and range of services. Following thorough and thoughtful assessment, each patient's treatment program is carefully structured according to his or her unique needs. In addition, all Della Martin Center programs emphasize the involvement of both the patient and family in the treatment process.
Office: (626) 397-2323 Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Psychiatric Acute Treatment Program
The Psychiatric Acute Treatment Program provides a secure environment for the rapid diagnosis and treatment of adults who suffer from severe psychiatric disturbances. The program emphasizes crisis intervention, patient stabilization, acute therapy and medication management. Following the initial intervention period, the patient may be discharged to home, outpatient care or a less restrictive care setting. When appropriate, families are encouraged to participate in the patient's treatment.
Psychiatric Inpatient Program
The Psychiatric Inpatient Program provides intensive psychiatric care to voluntary adult patients with acute psychiatric disorders, such as major depression, bipolar illness or schizophrenia. Patients are immersed in intensive daily treatment, with the goal of returning them to the familiar surroundings of home as quickly as possible. Therapeutic activities focus on issues of self awareness,
family matters, social skills and personal problem solving.
Geriatric Psychiatric Medical Program
The Geriatric Psychiatric Medical Program is a specialized program for adults over 55 years of age and/or for patients who have psychiatric disorders complicated by a medical condition or illness. The program's age-specific treatment plan utilizes a multidisciplinary approach, in which patient and family input plays an important role. The program's integrative approach, which involves specially trained clinical staff and patient care coordinators, yields higher quality care and improved clinical outcomes. An important education component ensures that patients and families properly understand and manage any needed course of treatment.
Outpatient Psychiatric Services
The Outpatient program provides preadmission screening and treatment for the adult psychiatric patient experiencing mild to severe symptoms. This includes patients who have been recently discharged from an in-patient setting or those at risk for psychiatric hospitalization. Patients are admitted on a voluntary basis or with consent from an LPS conservator. Patients are provided multidisciplinary assessment and Individualized Treatment Planning under the supervision of a board certified Psychiatrist. Services are provided by licensed therapists and nurses. Office: (626) 397-2329 8:00 - 4:30, 5 days per week, Mon.-Fri.
Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
DMC provides ECT services for patients who have been recommended for this modality of treatment by their psychiatrist. Our ECT certified psychiatrist will do an independent evaluation and assessment and will proceed in collaboration with the patient’s own MD. The patient is included as part of the team in determining his/her individual course of treatment and is educated on patient rights throughout the process.
Office: (626) 397-2331
8:00-4:30, 5 days per week, Mon.-Fri.