Spokane Training Sites
Eastern State Hospital (ESH)
Established in 1891 in Medical Lake, a small community 20 miles southwest of Spokane, Eastern State Hospital is a state psychiatric hospital fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. ESH provides a complete range of services for persons with mental illness.
Eastern State Hospital is a partner with individuals, families, advocates, community healthcare providers, regional support networks, employee organizations, educational organizations, and local and state government systems to provide services to individuals in 21 eastern Washington counties.
The hospital provides inpatient treatment to adults on three treatment units. The Adult Psychiatric Unit serves adults who are experiencing acute or chronic psychiatric illness. The Geropsychiatric Unit serves adults age 50 and over and those who have special medical and/or physical needs. The Forensic Services Unit provides evaluation and treatment for adults referred to the hospital by the judicial system and runs the Community Competency Evaluation Program.
Eastern State Hospital participates with the Washington Institute for Mental Illness Research and Training, Washington State University, Eastern Washington University, North Idaho College, Community Colleges of Spokane and the University of Washington to provide training for a variety of disciplines.
Eastern State Hospital Fact Sheet
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