Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Riverview Behavioral Health Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Riverview Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

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Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital Specializing in Mental Health Care for Children, Adolescents & Adults in Texarkana, AR

Evidence-Based Mental Health Recovery Center for All Ages

Why Choose Riverview?

Riverview Behavioral Health is the premier psychiatric center in Texarkana, Arkansas, where children, adolescents, and adults can receive comprehensive inpatient help for the mental health challenges that have disrupted their lives.

Open 24/7 walk-ins welcome
We accept most major insurance

Our Community's Hospital for Mental Health

Mental Health Services at Riverview Behavioral Health

Discover the mental health services offered at our behavioral health center

At Riverview Behavioral Health, we differentiate our comprehensive inpatient services by providing innovative, evidence-based mental health care. Instead of offering one-size-fits-all treatment, we have a range of specific programs at our psychiatric hospital in Texarkana, Arkansas, that fit the different needs of people of all genders and age groups, including children ages 5-12, adolescents ages 13-17, and adults age 18 and older.

It is common to define inpatient care as the highest level of treatment you can receive for a mental health concern. Our inpatient hospital for mental health cares for many different mental health challenges, including:

  • Depression
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PSTD)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Disruptive mood dysregulation disorder

We also provide care for individuals whose mental health challenges are accompanied by co-occurring addiction concerns, including: 

  • Alcohol use disorder
  • Benzodiazepine use disorder
  • Opioid use disorder

Finding the right hospital for you or your loved one might seem overwhelming, but the kind and compassionate staff at Riverview Behavioral Health is here to help. A member of our team can answer any questions you might have about how you or someone you care about might benefit from our inpatient services.

Types of Care

Learn about the types of care offered at Riverview Behavioral Health

When you or someone you love chooses to heal from a substance use disorder or a mental health challenge at Riverview Behavioral Health, you will benefit from the latest evidence-based treatment modalities and therapeutic interventions.

Depending on your unique recovery needs, you or your loved one may experience cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), group therapy, individual therapy, or family therapy during your time at our inpatient hospital in Texarkana, Arkansas.

For those seeking treatment for a substance use disorder, we offer programming based on the 12-Step model of recovery and on-site detoxification services. Our inpatient services also provide basic medical care and medication management services depending on your individualized treatment plan.

Our caring and compassionate staff will work very closely with you or your loved one during the admissions process to determine the level of care and types of treatment that you will benefit from the most. If you have any questions about the types of care offered or what to expect during your stay at Riverview Behavioral Health, please contact us directly.

Admissions Process

Get more information about the admissions process

If you or someone you care about think you might benefit from the inpatient services at Riverview Behavioral Health, you are encouraged to walk in and request an assessment from one of our admissions specialists. Depending on that assessment, our staff will either admit you or your loved one into inpatient hospital care or make an appropriate referral to a vetted healthcare source.

If you do not wish to walk in for an assessment, you or a referral source, such your primary care physician or the emergency department, can also contact our admissions department 24/7 by phone or by faxing your patient information directly to the admissions office at our psychiatric hospital in Texarkana, Arkansas. We can help arrange transportation by ambulance or through our facility if you or your loved one is admitted into inpatient care at our psychiatric hospital.

These affiliations are an official recognition of Riverview’s dedication to offering exceptional treatment.
  • Arkansas Hospital Association
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
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My treatment team at Riverview was first-class and incredibly helpful during my stay.

– a former patient