Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Services to be Provided
August 29, 2018 for Immediate Release
Georgetown, Delaware — In October 2018 SUN Behavioral Delaware will open its doors to begin providing mental health and substance use disorder treatment services. The hospital will offer comprehensive inpatient treatment, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient services to children, adolescents, adults and seniors.
Amy Wood, the new CEO of SUN Behavioral Delaware, has over more than 28 years of experience in senior leadership and expertise in mental health and substance use disorder treatment programs. She has worked in the development of new psychiatric hospitals as well as the startup of partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs. Mrs. Wood will continue her steadfast commitment to total patient care across the continuum of services to promote health and wellness to those who need us the most. For the past several months, Mrs. Wood has been actively working to introduce SUN Behavioral to community leaders and learn about the needs of the citizens of Delaware.
Jose R Capiro, MD has joined as the Executive Medical Director for SUN Behavioral Delaware. Dr. Capiro received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, and his Doctor of Medicine degree from Universidad CETEC, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, with his training in General Psychiatry from the Division of Health & Social Services – Medical Center of Delaware, and is Board Certified in General Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology.SUN Behavioral Delaware has established a strong clinical staff of talented and compassionate individual including nurse practitioners, psychiatrist, licensed therapists, chemical dependency counselors, certified expressive/activity therapists, RNs, and allied mental health providers.
An Open House will be held on October 1, 2018 from 4pm to 7pm at the hospital for anyone interested in attending. The Open House will include a ribbon cutting from the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce as well as guided tours of the hospital.