Rusk State Hospital

805 North Dickinson Drive
Rusk, TX 75785
Fax 903-683-7101 

Rusk State Hospital is an in-patient hospital providing psychiatric treatment and care. Services include:

  • Adult psychiatric services.
  • Maximum security forensic psychiatric services for adult men. 
  • Forensic competency restoration services.
  • Residential psychiatric services. 

Visitor Information

Visiting Hours

6 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

Family House

The Family House, at the corner of Castner and Austin Streets near the hospital, provides overnight accommodations for families visiting their loved ones who are patients at the hospital. The house will accommodate seven people and has a kitchen.

Contact the patient's treatment coordinator to make reservations.

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

Guests may make a financial contribution to the Volunteer Council for the Rusk State Hospital, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation. Donations are used to assure the homelike atmosphere is maintained. Mail donations to Volunteer Council for the Rusk State Hospital, Inc., P. O. Box 318, Rusk, TX 75785.