Osawatomie State Hospital - Living Units

Osawatomie State Hospital (OSH) consists of six units. The unit name describes where the patient is being served and the number of patient beds available. Each unit houses a treatment program designed for patients with individualized treatment needs and includes program specific treatment offerings and services.

Managing And Preventing Symptoms (MAPS)

Managing And Preventing Symptoms (MAPS) is housed in two units (A1 and A2) for a total of 60 available beds. MAPS is specially designed for patients with psychotic symptoms and disorders. Treatment programming includes unique offerings designed to focus patients on reality based concepts and to assist patients in managing symptoms that interfere with daily functioning.

A patient’s typical length of stay is approximately 25 days, although some patients may need more time in the hospital. The treatment model includes a Reality and Social Development Theory focused on providing direction toward long-term recovery. Treatment offerings include current events, music, art, and symptoms prevention and management.

Continuing Care Program (CC)

The Continuing Care Program (CC) is in a 30-bed unit (B1) with 26 beds designated for the Continuing Care patients and four beds designated for the Detoxification Care and Treatment program. The CC program is designed for patients with longer-term hospitalization needs, including complex behavioral and/or criminal histories. Treatment programming includes competency evaluations and is focused on assisting patients to identify behavioral patterns and attitudes that consistently interfere with their ability to function healthily in the community.

Patient length-of-stays vary from a few weeks to years, depending on their clinical need and risk to the community. The treatment model includes a Cognitive Restructuring or “Corrective Thinking” approach utilizing principles form social learning theory. Treatment offerings include community government, corrective thinking, anger management and stress management. Patients also participate in green house and supportive employment programs.

Detox Care and Treatment Program (DTC)

The Detox Care and Treatment Program (DTC) has four designated beds in a 30-bed unit (B1) with the Continuing Care Program. The DTC program is uniquely specialized to address initial inpatient intervention for patients who demonstrate intoxication and a need for psychiatric assessment and treatment. Treatment programming includes psychiatric and substance abuse assessment, discharge planning, and referral.

A patient’s length of stay is generally two to three days. Typically a patient is referred by local law enforcement. Patients are assessed by medical and treatment staff and are provided needed treatment for stabilization. Assessment and treatment seeks to address coexisting disorders and includes referral to continued psychiatric care or to substance abuse treatment based on as the identified clinical need.

Successful Living Program (SL)

The Successful Living Program (SL) is housed in a 26-bed unit (C1)and is designed for patients with multiple admissions, unsuccessful placements due to aggressive behaviors, lack of responsiveness to conventional treatments, and/or persistent violent and sexually aggressive behaviors. This unit is primarily for males and is focused on providing safety for the patients on the unit as well as for other patients in the hospital. Patients in the SL program have a variety of psychiatric disorders and a history of difficulty succeeding in the community.

Similar to the Continuing Care Program, patient length-of-stay can vary from a few weeks to years, depending on the clinical need and risk to the community. The treatment model includes a Cognitive Restructuring, or “Corrective Thinking” approach utilizing principles from social learning theory. Specific emphasis is placed on managing aggression, boundaries, and intensive planning with the community to increase the patient’s success after discharge.

Healthy Options, Plans and Experiences (HOPE)

Healthy Options, Plans and Experiences (HOPE) is housed in 30-bed unit (C2) and is designed for patients struggling with mood disorders; primarily depression and anxiety. Treatment emphasizes the need for motivation and hope in recovery as well as learning healthy ways to address emotional and mental needs.

A patient’s typical length of stay is approximately 20 days with specific focus on addressing the presenting problem. Patients in the HOPE program receive an intensive intervention approach dedicated to increased safety from harm (especially from self) and optimism toward the future. Treatment utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Theory, primarily Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). Treatment offerings include DBT training, wellness and recovery development, and co-existing disorder treatment.

Crisis Stabilization Program (CS)

The Crisis Stabilization Program (CS) is housed in a 30-bed unit (EB) and is designed for patients who are experiencing acute crisis and will most likely respond to intensive short-term intervention. Patients are assigned to the program who are being admitted to the hospital for the first time or who are clinically determined to need brief hospitalization.

Patient length-of-stays are generally 12 to 14 days with specific emphasis on stabilizing the presenting problem and returning to the community for follow up treatment. Brief Solution Focused Therapy is the primary treatment model with focus on intensive intervention. Patients may present a variety of symptoms including acute psychosis, suicidal behaviors, aggression, and substance induced disorders and symptoms. Treatment includes groups on behavior and emotional management, co-existing disorders and problem solving.

How to Contact a Current Patient

If you are aware of the patient’s unit and/or program name, you may contact them directly using the information in the table below:

Program  Location Phone Number (Area Code 913)
Adair A1
755-7107 or 755-7440
Adair A2
755-7200 or 755-7383 
CCP Adair B1
755-7418 or 755-7055 
SLP Adair B2
755-7280 or 755-7007
HOPE Adair C1
755-7385 or 755-7296
CSP Adair C2
755-7005 or 755-7006

Due to confidentiality requirements, the hospital may not acknowledge the presence of a patient unless they have agreed to be listed in the Hospital Directory. If they have agreed to be listed, we can tell you their assigned unit and phone number, however we cannot discuss any other issues without their authorization.