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Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Swedish Covenant Hospital

Inpatient care, crisis intervention and psychopharmacology for all age groups in Chicago.

Services Offered

Inpatient Mental Health • Mental Health • Psychiatry • Crisis Intervention


Swedish Covenant Hospital's Psychiatric Services inpatient program provides treatment in a safe environment. Psychiatric physicians and clinical specialists work together to resolve urgent situations as soon as possible so patients can return to the highest possible level of functioning.

Based on initial assessment, an individualized treatment plan is developed with the goal of enabling the patient to join an outpatient program as soon as possible. Swedish Covenant Hospital's Psychiatric Services offers services in the following areas:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Personal growth
  • Relationship issues
  • Eating disorders and food issues
  • Weight management
  • Pain disorders and pain management/issues
  • Stress management
  • Cognitive and memory impairment
  • Adjustment to medical illness or disability
  • Family and social support issues
  • Anger management
  • Medication compliance
  • Headaches


5145 N. California Ave., Chicago, IL 60625 41.9750094 -87.6982855

Service Options

Languages Spoken

  • American Sign Language
  • English
  • Interpreter Services


  • Swedish Covenant Hospital's Psychiatric Services are covered by most health plans.
  • Patients must meet at least one of the following criteria for admission:

    • The patient is at risk of hurting him/herself
    • The patient is at risk of hurting others or causing severe damage to property
    • The patient is incapable of taking care of him/herself
  • The unit can accommodate patients who have:

    • Any acute psychiatric disorder
    • Geriatric disorders, such as psychiatric complications associated with Alzheimer's disease and other dementia
    • Dual diagnosis of psychiatric/chemical dependence
    • Dual diagnosis of psychiatric/medical problem that can be managed on the unit


  • Medicaid accepted
  • Medicare accepted
  • Private insurance accepted


  • Adults accepted
  • Seniors accepted

How to Apply

Emergency admission is available on a 24-hour basis through the Swedish Covenant Hospital Emergency Department. Or call 773-878-8200, ext. 1609 to be evaluated by the crisis team for admission or referral.
The Hospital accepts patient referrals from physicians, clinicians, employee assistance programs, health clinics, social service agencies, clergy, individuals and family members.