Bryce Hospital

1651 Ruby Tyler Parkway, Tuscaloosa 35404

Bryce Hospital is responsible for the provision of inpatient psychiatric services for adults throughout the state. Bryce Hospital has occupied several buildings during its continuous operation since 1861. Patient care has been in the current building, shown above, since 2014.

Audrey McShan, Facility Director
205-507-8000

Visiting Hours


Friday: 3:30 - 8:00 pm
Saturday, Sunday & holidays: 9:00 - 11:00 am & 3:30 - 8:00 pm
Monday - Thursday visits are by appointment only and must be scheduled with the Program Director. To schedule a visit, please call:
Recovery Program 205-507-8550
Phase II Program 205-507-8750
Transitional Program 205-507-8950

Treatment Programs


Bryce Hospital offers a variety of treatment and recovery services. These include but are not limited to:

Academic Programs

Activities of Daily Living

Community Placement Services

Dietary / Nutritional Counseling

Group Therapy

Individual Therapy / Counseling

Language Interpretation Services including ASL

Medication and Medication Counseling

Mental Illness / Alcohol / Drug Abuse Groups (MICA)

Music Therapy

Pastoral Counseling

Patient Education & Recovery Programs

Peer Support

Physical and Occupational Therapy

Recreational Therapy & Opportunities for Recreation / Leisure

Speech & Hearing Services

Therapeutic Work Opportunities

History and Locations


Until 1995, some patients lived in the original building known as Bryce Hospital. This building still exists however, it and the surrounding campus are now owned by the University of Alabama. There were several more modern buildings on the Bryce campus located next to, and behind the original building where patients stayed from the mid-1980s and up until all patients were moved to the current facility in 2014. For more about the rich history of Bryce Hospital, go to Mental Health History. The ADMH historian is Steve Davis.

The original Bryce Hospital (below left) and later-used modern Admissions building (below right) can be seen on the University of Alabama campus: Kilgore Lane Tuscaloosa 35401.