Central Prison Mental Health Facility


This 157,731-square-foot, 5-story unit is part of the North Carolina Central Prison System’s maximum-security complex. Corridors connect it to the Regional Medical Center located on the same site. The architects at Elevatus, formerly SchenkelShultz Architecture Fort Wayne, designed both facilities.

Three levels of treatment – Crisis, Intensive, and Residential – are provided in the Mental Health Facility, which also offers ...

  • various program services, such as group therapy,
  • multi-purpose activity space,
  • a team center,
  • a library,
  • an arts-and-crafts center,
  • housing units,
  • outside recreation and rooftop recreation areas,
  • treatment team support spaces,
  • administrative offices,
  • an operations center, and
  • an admissions/discharge area.