Sponsored by DBSA San Diego
Lisa Mills, MD, MSW and Elena Widman, LCSW present Inpatient and Outpatient Programs at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital.
Lisa and Elena will be speaking about Sharp Mesa Vista's inpatient and outpatient services and also presenting a brief overview of our Psychiatric Emergency Team (PET), ECT services and Clinical Research Trials
Lisa Mills completed her MD degree at Eastern Virginia Medical School and her MSW at University of Southern California (USC). She works for Sharp as a Business Development and Community Relations Specialist.
Elena Widman completed her Masters of Social Work at SDSU, where she was able to participate in the Mental Health Training program. An internship at Sharp Grossmont lead her to employment at Sharp Mesa Vista, both as a group therapist, and now as clinician for the Outpatient Assessment Team.
Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital is the largest privately operated psychiatric hospital and provider of mental health, chemical dependency and substance abuse treatment in San Diego County. Located in Serra Mesa, it provides behavioral health services for children, teens, young adults, adults and seniors experiencing anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, eating disorders and more.
Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
From DBSA San Diego Resource Page:
- Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital's home page
- Family & Patient Mood Disorders Support Group (weekly)
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
- Dialectical Behavioral Therapy at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
- Other Outpatient Programs at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
- NAMI's ECT Support Group (monthly)
- Jim Hatton's OCD Support Group (twice monthly)
Health Services and Programs at Sharp Mesa Vista
Sharp Mesa Vista, located in San Diego, offers comprehensive mental health services for children, adolescents, adults and seniors. Learn more about Sharp Mesa Vista's health services and programs, including substance abuse treatment and dual recovery.
- Adult Mental Health Services
Sharp helps individuals achieve the best levels of functioning and productivity with our services, which are provided in inpatient, outpatient, partial hospitalization or home-based programs, depending on individual needs.
- Chemical Dependency/Substance Abuse
We offer the most comprehensive, hospital-based chemical dependency treatment in San Diego, which includes day treatment, a dual recovery program, inpatient treatment, treatment for opiate dependence and more.
- Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
We treat children and adolescents experiencing mental and behavioral health problems, such as depression, anxiety, substance use, bipolar disorder, self-harm and aggressive behaviors.
- Clinical Trials
Sharp Mesa Vista is currently enrolling patients for clinical research trials covering a wide range of psychiatric conditions, including: Alzheimer's disease, depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.
- Cognitive Treatment
Sharp's Cognitive Treatment Program treats adults experiencing mood and anxiety disorders, including bipolar, major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder and panic.
- Dual Recovery Program
Our specialized, comprehensive system of individualized care uses psycho-educational and behavioral treatment approaches to help patients understand the relationship between substance abuse and psychiatric conditions.
- Eating Disorders Treatment
Sharp Mesa Vista's Eating Disorder Partial Hospitalization Treatment Program is designed to treat the complex and long-term issues associated with an eating disorder. Treatment options are available for patients with anorexia or bulimia.
- Electroconvulsive Therapy
Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) is a modern medical treatment for certain illnesses that have mental or emotional symptoms.
- Older Adult Mental Health ServicesSharp Mesa Vista's Older Adult Services program is designed to address specific issues that seniors face, including depression, anxiety or other mental health problems via both inpatient and outpatient treatment programs.
- Therapeutic Gardens
Sharp Mesa Vista's therapeutic wellness gardens provide a calming and serene environment for patients to help restore their optimal level of functioning.
- Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Program
Sharp Mesa Vista's Transitional Age Youth (TAY) Program, held at our Mid-City location, is designed to help young adults navigate mental health disorders and find structure and support.
- Treatment for Opiate and Prescription Drug Dependence
Sharp Mesa Vista's intensive Opiate Dependence Outpatient Program is designed to treat adults who abuse opiates and prescription drugs such as heroin, Norco, OxyContin and Vicodin.