Visiting Hours
  General Medical
  Chemical Dependency Services
  Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  Adult Psychiatric Services
  Youth Services
  Outpatient Senior Services
  Partial Hospitalization Programs


 Prohibited Items


Federal and State laws prohibit College Hospital from disclosing patient health information without the written consent of the patient.  College Hospital strictly complies with all Federal and State laws governing the privacy, security, use and disclosure of patient health information.

Visiting Hours

  1. Visiting hours are as follows:
    Adult Psychiatric Units:
    CSU, South, East, West Monday - Friday 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
      Saturday & Sunday   4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p. m.
    Adolescent Unit: Monday - Friday 6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
      Saturday & Sunday   4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Medical Surgical Unit:
    Detox Patients Daily 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Medical Surgical Patients:              Daily 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    If you would like to visit a patient during a different time, you may contact the Charge Nurse to discuss setting up a visitation date/time.
  2. Children under the age of 14 will not be permitted to visit.
  3. Any person who is exhibiting flu-like symptoms will not be permitted to visit.
  4. If you cannot come at the designated times above, please call in advance for special privileges as doctor approval is required.
  5. Only two visitors for one patient at a time may be on the unit.
  6. All patients have the right to refuse visitors at any time.

Please sign in with the operator or security guard to receive a Visitors Badge.
When allowed to enter the unit, please check-in at the nursing station.

Please note: Personal belongings may not be brought onto the unit including purses and bulky jackets, please leave these items locked in your vehicle.

Bringing Items for Patients

  1. For the safety of all our patients, we ask that you do not bring in the following:
    1. Food (special arrangements can be made in advance);
    2. Glass or sharp objects (including flower vases);
    3. Items with cords or strings (shoelaces, belts, walkman, hair dryer, balloons, etc.)
  2. If belongings are brought at any time other than visiting hours, belongings must be left at the front desk to be picked up by a unit staff member.
Notice of Privacy Practices
Special Language Needs Program

College Hospital Costa Mesa recognizes that language and/or communication barriers may exist between patients and hospital staff. Please be advised that arrangements will be made for interpreters or bilingual professional staff to ensure adequate and speedy communication between patients and staff at all times. A copy of our Special Language Needs Program Policy is provided here for you to review.

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