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Mercy announces $21 million behavioral health unit

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Saint Charles Hospital will be expanding.

Mercy and Catholic Health Partners anounced they will be adding a new $21 Behavioral Health Unit.

The facility will allow them consolidate mental health services under one roof and include things like alcohol and drug addiction services.

Mercy will close the psychiatric floor at St. Charles and St. Vincent Hospitals and drop the number of patient beds from 114 to 90.

The hope is that having consolidated services will reduce the length of stay and allow patients to receive outpatient treatment.

Construction will start soon and wrap up by the end of the year.

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