We offer both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services. Our staff includes two psychiatrists and a nurse practitioner. In addition, a licensed clinical social worker is on staff. Our inpatient unit is also staffed by nurses, activity therapists and other support personnel. We provide individual and group-focused activities. As a result, patients learn more effective tools for living.

We have a 16-bed inpatient unit for adult patients. We also have a seven-bed Geropsychiatric Unit. It is one of only a few in this area. The unit helps older adults learn to cope with issues in their life. Those issues can include anxiety or depression. They can also include dementia and paranoia. The program is short-term. It emphasizes dignity and respect for each individual.

Patients may be referred by their primary care physician. Human service agencies and other mental health providers may also refer patients. In addition, patients may self-refer.

We also offer outpatient behavioral health services. It includes Addiction and Recovery Treatment. Outpatient services are also provided to geriatric patients. This can be helpful for those caring for a loved one with dementia.

Senior Life Solutions

Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital offers Senior Life Solutions. This six-month program is for Medicare patients. The program can help seniors who are dealing with a range of issues. These can include depressed mood or unresolved grief. They can also include anxiety and nervousness. In addition, seniors dealing with isolation or loneliness can benefit from the program. It is also helpful to those who have sleep or appetite changes. As a result of this program, patients can safely return to their optimal style of living.

The program teaches coping skills through group, individual and family therapy. Treatment is also confidential. We also coordinate the patient’s care with their primary care physician.

A noon meal is provided during the session.

To determine if you qualify, please call (859) 733-4878.

Our Behavioral Health Providers

Provider John Allahham

John H. Allahham, MD.

Dr. Allahham is a psychiatrist who treats inpatients. He also staffs outpatient services at Ephraim McDowell Behavioral Health. He graduated from the University of Jordan in 1987.

Behavioral Health Provider Stuart Larson MD

Stuart Larson, M.D.

Dr. Larson is a psychiatrist who treats treats outpatients at Ephraim McDowell Behavioral Health. He graduated from the University of Kentucky.

Behavioral Health Provider Jo Noel, APRN

Jo Noel, A.P.R.N.

Jo Noel is an advanced practice provider. She treats outpatients at Ephraim McDowell Behavioral Health.

Provider Lee Ann Hunt

Lee Ann Hunt, L.C.S.W.

Lee Ann Hunt is a licensed clinical social worker. She provides outpatient counseling services at Ephraim McDowell Behavioral Health.

For an appointment, please call (859) 239-4000 for inpatient services or (859) 239-5570 for outpatient services.

Locations: 

  • 217 South Third Street, Danville (inpatient services at Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center)
  • 120 Daniel Drive, Danville (outpatient services at Ephraim McDowell Behavioral Health)
  • 464 Linden Avenue, Harrodsburg (Senior Life Solutions at Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital)