Cornerstone Subacute Behavioral Health Hospital

Department of Human Services

Cornerstone Subacute Psychiatric Behavioral Health Hospital


Cornerstone Behavioral Health Hospital of Union County is a Medicaid-certified and Medicare-certified State licensed 44-bed secure adult inpatient psychiatric care unit located at 40 Watchung Way in Berkeley Heights NJ.

The hospital offers intermediate/acute inpatient psychiatric services to adults 18 years and older who are referred from short- term care facilities (acute psychiatric hospitals).

The average patient length of stay is four to six weeks, with a census that includes both involuntary committed and non-committed patients. A variety of diagnosed mental illnesses are treated by a professional staff of psychiatrists; registered nurses; master’s level psychiatric social workers; activities therapists; and, crisis trained institutional attendants.

Cornerstone Behavioral Health Hospital operates as a division of the Union County Department of Human Services. For any inquiries, you may reach out to Cornerstone Behavioral Health Hospital of Union County at 908-771-5720.


Paul Herskovitz, MPA



40 Watchung Way

Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922


Admissions 908-771-5877

Medical Records 908-771-5709 (Form coming soon)

Main Number 908-771-5720

Fax 908-771-5820