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275 E. Main Street 4WF
Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: (502) 564-4527
Fax: (502) 564-5478
Hours: Monday–Friday
8:00 am–4:30 pm ET

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The department owns several inpatient facilities that provide psychiatric, rehabilitative and nursing care services to its clients.

In addition, the department contracts with a private provider, Appalachian Regional Healthcare in Hazard, to provide up to 100 inpatient psychiatric beds for citizens of 21 eastern Kentucky counties as outlined in 908 KAR 2:040.

For information on a specific facility, see the list below.

Psychiatric Hospitals

These programs provide acute, inpatient psychiatric care for adults who are mentally ill. Many patients are referred through the CMHCs when it has been determined that community services/facilities are not appropriate.

ARH Psychiatric Center - Hazard

Dr. Maria Braman, *
102 Medical Center Drive
Hazard, KY 41701
Work:  606-439-1331
Fax:  606-439-6701

Central State Hospital

Matt Mooring, Director
10510 LaGrange Road
Louisville, KY 40223-1228
Work:  502-253-7060
Fax:  502-253-7049

Eastern State Hospital

Carrie Rudzik, CAO
1350 Bull Lea Road
Lexington, KY 40511
Work:  859-246-8000
Fax:  859-246-8032

Western State Hospital

Eric Embry, Interim Director
2400 Russellville Road
P.O. Box 2220
Hopkinsville, KY 42241-2200
Work:  270-889-6025
Fax:  270-886-4487

Western State Hospital

Dominic English, Interim Associate Facility Director
2400 Russellville Road
Hopkinsville, KY 42241-2200
Work:  270-889-6025
Fax:  270-886-4487

ARH Psychiatric Center - Hazard

Chelsie Hoskins, *
102 Medical Center Drive
Hazard, KY 41701
Work:  606-439-1331
Fax:  606-439-6701

Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID)

These programs are designed to provide comprehensive and individualized health care, training and habilitation services to individuals to promote their functional skills and independence.

Bingham Gardens

Chad Newby, Director
4407 Louise Underwood Way
Louisville, KY 40216
Work:  502-361-2301
Fax:  502-366-0367

Hazelwood ICF

Kelly Mangum, Facility Director
1800 Old Bluegrass Center
P.O. Box 14506
Louisville, KY 40215-1130
Work:  502-361-2301
Fax:  502-366-0367

Oakwood ICF

Adam Wright, Director
2441 US 27 South HWY 27
Somerset, KY 42501-2935
Work:  606-677-4068
Fax:  606-677-4148

Outwood ICF

Melissa Knight, Director
23524 Dawson Springs Road
Dawson Springs, KY 42408-0524
Work:  270-797-3771
Fax:  270-797-3592

Nursing Facilities or Intermediate Care Facilities (ICFs)

These programs provide long-term medical care for mentally ill persons who also require treatment or supervision of the mental illness. Criteria for admission is inpatient status in other state-operated facilities.

Glasgow SNF

Amanda Allen, Director
207 State Avenue
P.O. Box 189
Glasgow, KY 42141
Work:  270-659-4700
Fax:  270-651-1726

Western SNF

Amy Minuth, Director
2400 Russellville Road
Hopkinsville, KY 42241
Work:  270-889-6025
Fax:  270-886-7910

Intermediate Care Facility Specialty Clinics

The specialty clinics provide evidence-based, holistic health care for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities living in the facility or community.

Oakwood Specialty Intermediate Care Clinic

Adam Wright, Director
2441 S. Highway 27
Somerset, KY 42501
Work:  606-677-4214
Fax:  606-677-4148

Lee Specialty Clinic

Kristin Compton, CEO
4501 Louise Underwood Way
Louisville, KY 40216
Work:  502-368-2348

Hazelwood Center Specialty Intermediate Care Clinic

Kelly Magum, Facility Director
1800 Old Bluegrass Avenue
Louisville, KY 40215-1130
Work:  502-361-2301
Fax:  502-366-0367

Forensic Psychiatric Hospital

This maximum security facility provides pre-trial forensic evaluations to determine mentally ill individuals' competency to stand trial and provides inpatient treatment for individuals convicted of felony offenses who are transferred from other institutions within the Corrections Cabinet.

Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center

Koleen Slusher, Interim Director
1612 Dawkins Road
P.O. Box 67
LaGrange, KY 40031-0067
Work:  502-222-7161
Fax:  502-222-7798

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