Rusk State Hospital

Have you heard we’re hiring?

Join a team that cares.
We have openings in the following areas:

  • Food Service.
  • Building Maintenance.
  • Custodians.
  • Psychiatric Nursing Assistants.
  • Nurses.
  • Social Workers.
  • Physicians.

We offer outstanding benefits and career advancement opportunities.
Learn more at our careers page or contact Nursing Services for information at 903-683-7148.

About Us

Rusk State Hospital is an in-patient hospital providing psychiatric treatment and care. Services include psychiatric services, including maximum-security forensic psychiatric services, for adults.

805 North Dickinson Drive
P.O. Box 318
Rusk, TX 75785
Phone: 903-683-3421
Fax: 903-683-7101

Visitor Information

Families and significant others are an important part of the treatment process. That’s why we provide basic family education about mental illness and how families can positively influence the life of the person living with mental illness.

Visiting Hours by Appointment

Monday through Friday: 4–6 p.m.
Weekends and Holidays: 10 a.m.–noon; 1–6 p.m.
Call the patient’s social worker to schedule a visit.

Family House

The Family House, at the corner of Castner and Austin streets, provides overnight accommodations for visiting families. The house hosts multiple families and has a kitchen. Contact the patient’s social worker to make reservations.

Guests should plan to arrive after noon and leave by 9 a.m.

Volunteer Services Council

We’re proud to work with the Volunteer Services Council to enhance patient care and make connections in the community. To learn more and volunteer, visit our Volunteer Services Council website.