DMHAS: Whiting Forensic Division

Whiting Forensic Division of Connecticut Valley Hospital (CVH)

Thomas Ward-McKinley, PhD, Acting Director

Carol L. Wiediger, APRN, DNP, CCHP-MH, Asst. Division Director

P.O. Box 70, Middletown, CT  06457
PH:   860-262-5400  FAX:  860-262-5485
Admissions:  860-262-5479


Whiting Forensic Division consists of 106 maximum security beds and 141 enhanced security beds.  Services are provided to individuals who are admitted under the following categories:

  • Psychiatric Security Review Board commitment
  • Criminal court order for restoration of competency to stand trial
  • Civil commitment (voluntary or involuntary)
  • Transfer from the Department of Correction (during period of incarceration or at end of sentence)

Discharge options are dependent on legal status and the purpose of admission.  
They include:

  • Transfer to another psychiatric hospital
  • Placement in Residential Treatment Facilities
  • Other outpatient treatment and housing placement
  • Return to DOC


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