Stengel Hill Architecture



    New Behavioral Health Center – Dartmouth, MA

    Dartmouth, MA

    77,515 gsf

    Behaviorial Healthcare

    The New Behavioral Health Center for Acadia Healthcare in Dartmouth, Massachusetts is a new 77,515 sf two-story building accommodating 120 new Inpatient Behavioral Health Beds within five distinct Nursing Units consisting of 24 beds each. Each of the nursing units will facilitate segregation of Patient Populations containing it’s own internal and external activity and therapy spaces. Two of the Five Units feature “Swing” capability to allow for patient population fluctuation.

    A future 24 Bed Nursing Unit can easily be added to the facility with minimum interruption to operations, bringing the total bed count to 144.

    Program Features Include:

  • Gymnasium
  • 6 Exterior Activity Yards
  • Future ECT Functions
  • Art Therapy Room
  • Separate Quite & Noisy Activity spaces
  • Stand-alone Kitchen
  • Pharmacy
  • Separate Patient & Private Dining areas
  • SHA provided Architecture and Interior Design services for this Project.