Catawba Hospital specializes in serving adults who need mental health care. The hospital offers both short-term “acute care” units and dedicated geriatric units. Both private and semi-private rooms are available.
Catawba Hospital is affiliated with the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine, where staff psychiatrists may have faculty appointments and help train psychiatry residents and medical students. A clinical practicum is available for students of various disciplines including nursing, psychology, social work, music therapy, recreation therapy, and food and nutritional services.