The 5 North unit, devoted solely to the care of female patients, will offer a therapy-rich environment. The experienced staff is available 24 hours a day to provide patients with state-of-the-art care and assistance with any concerns they might have.

This unique area at PRI will have expanded visitation and will, for example, allow new mothers to nurse their infants, unlike other facilities. The physicians working on the unit are trained in specialties that will help them address the needs of women dealing with sudden physical and hormonal changes. The inpatient unit environment provides its patients with a warm, secure and friendly approach to their treatment.

Special consideration will be given to the dietary requirements of new mothers. Therapy sessions will be held around the extended sleep schedules of mothers and newborns.

Both group and individual therapy will be available to the patients on the unit, with yoga and other activity therapies to offer a holistic approach to healing. From depression and trauma to anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder, the women’s inpatient unit at PRI is well-equipped to accommodate this very important and typically underserved portion of our population.