Behavioral Health

Emotional well-being is as important as physical health. Each year approximately one quarter of the population suffers from mental health disorder.

Healthcare Design Magazine features the Nixon Forensic Center at Fulton State Hospital for its leading-edge design that focuses on healing, recovery, and safety.

How historic Saint Elizabeths transformed six-plus years of work and seven zones of technology into the backbone of an innovative security system from Security InfoWatch

September 1, 2010

The Second Best Place To Be

Behavioral Health Executive recognizes Saint Elizabeths for its evidence-based design strategies that balance security and comfort to ensure the safety of its consumers and staff while reducing their stress levels. 

The Washington Post profiles the opening of Saint Elizabeths hospital, a $161 M facility that the district hopes will carry the city's historic psychiatric institution into a new era. 

The National Building Museum explores the hospital's rich architectural legacy, as well as its potential to revitalize one of the city's most underserved wards. 

A variety of strategies will reduce the building's environmental impact, reduce the District's operating and long-term operational costs, and increase the quality of patient care and the staff's working environment; more from Behavioral Health Executive

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