Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. What items can or should I bring to the hospital with me?
Items that should be brought to the hospital:
  • Undergarments
  • Socks
  • Shirts
  • Pants/Shorts
  • Pajamas
  • Tennis Shoes (1 pair)
  • Long sleeve shirt/sweatshirt
  • Coat
  • Toiletries: hairbrush, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, lotion
  • Cigarettes - unopened and enough for length of stay 

* Bring enough items for 1 week - laundry services available on each unit.  Shampoo & conditioner are provided. 
* Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System has a strict policy on restricted items to be brought into the hospital due to the safety of our patients. See our list of contraband items.
2. What is the length of stay?
The length of stay varies for each individual. The treatment team decides length of stay based on clinical information. All of our programs are short term except for the Willows program, which has a length of stay of 3 – 5 months.
3. How do I get to Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System?
Click here for directions to our facility.
4.What are the visitation hours?
         Please call ahead to notify staff of arrival time so we can better accommodate you and our patients.   
Monday Mission Wellness Military/Veteran Program 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Tuesday Magnolias Adolescent Program    
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm 

Wednesday Adult Programs 6:45 pm – 7:45 pm
Thursday Willows Program  6:45 pm - 7:45 pm

Saturday Magnolias Adolescent Program 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Wellness Military/Veteran Program 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
Mission Wellness Military/Veteran Program 2:40 pm – 3:50 pm
Willows Program 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Adult Programs 6:45 pm – 8:15 pm
5. How do I contact someone if they are in the hospital?
Every person that is admitted to our facility is given an ID#. This number must be used when attempting to call or visit someone at the hospital. Anyone trying to contact an adolescent must first be on an approved contact list from the guardian.
6. Do you accept adult Medicaid?
No, the state of Kentucky does not approve freestanding psychiatric hospitals to accept adult Medicaid. A medical hospital with a psychiatric unit will be able to accept adult Medicaid.
7. Are you currently accepting employment applications?

Yes! Click here for our current job openings

8. What do former patients and their families say about Lincoln Trail Behavioral Health System?
"I want to thank each and every one of your for taking such good care of me during my stay at Lincoln Trail. You have shown me such compassion and were so helpful to make sure my stay was as comfortable as possible. I thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated everything you did. You people are the greatest!” 
 "I want to personally thank each of you. Every staff member that I’ve met in the past four months has dedicated their time into helping me to make the right choices and be a healthy person. No thank you could ever amount to the help you’ve all given me."
"Thank you for all the support and smiles. I appreciate everything you do."
 "I really am grateful for all the nurses, doctors and the treatment here.  It is by far the best treatment I have ever had. Thank you."


9. What support groups are held at Lincoln Trail?
Alcoholics Anonymous:

         Monday and Wednesday – 8:00 p.m. (open to community members)

Narcotics Anonymous: 
Thursday - 8:00 p.m. (open to community members)
All are open to the community and are located at 3909 South Wilson Road, Radcliff, KY.
10. What is the admission criteria for your programs?
Click on a program below to see admission criteria: