Western State Hospital
Our Mission Statement
To be a caring and competent team committed to excellence in behavioral healthcare.
About Western State Hospital
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Western State Hospital is an acute care adult psychiatric facility operated by the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The hospital serves the most western 34 counties in Kentucky. All referrals for admissions come from one the four Community Mental Health Centers serving in the four regions of Western Kentucky.
The facility is located in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, which is 65 miles north of Nashville, Tennessee. The hospital was originally opened in 1854 and was a long-term care facility for most of this existence. There is a rich history behind Western; if you are