Mental Health Treatment and Therapy Programs for Children, Adolescents & Adults in Texarkana, AR

Riverview Behavioral Health provides a variety of age-appropriate mental health programs for children, adolescents, and adults. Individuals who take part in mental health therapy at our center in Texarkana, AR, receive comprehensive, personalized services provided in a safe and supportive environment.

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Mental health services and treatment programs at Riverview Behavioral Health in Texarkana, AR

we provide a variety of mental health treatment options to ensure that each person receives the type and level of care that’s best for them.

Helping people achieve a healthy mental state is a matter of providing the mental healthy therapy that’s most appropriate according to their age, developmental level, needs, and goals. At Riverview Behavioral Health in Texarkana, AR, we offer mental health programs at the inpatient and residential levels:

Inpatient Treatment – Our inpatient treatment program is separated into three units. We offer age-appropriate services for children ages 5-12, adolescents ages 13-17, and adults age 18 and above. Inpatient treatment is designed to help patients who have been experiencing particularly severe symptoms. The goal of this mental health program is to help patients achieve the mental stability that will allow them to return home or step down to a lower level of care. Inpatient care at Riverview is an intensive, short-term experience. Typical length of stay in our inpatient mental health treatment program is seven to 14 days.

Residential Treatment – The residential treatment program at Riverview accepts children ages 5-12 and adolescents ages 13-17. As with our inpatient mental health treatment program, the residential program features personalized care, comprehensive services, and round-the-clock support. However, young people who receive behavioral health services at the residential level may remain in treatment for much longer than is possible at the inpatient level. Our residential mental health treatment program allows children and adolescents to remain in our care for up to 90 days.

What Happens During Treatment?

Features and benefits of mental health treatment methods at Riverview Behavioral Health

At Riverview, we are committed to ensuring that each child, adolescent, and adult follows a personalized plan while they are receiving care in our inpatient or residential mental health treatment programs. This means that no two people will have identical experiences with us. However, all patients and family members can expect to benefit from certain fundamental principles and elements of care.

For example, when a person enters one of our mental health programs, one of their first experiences will be to complete a thorough assessment. The assessment process ensures that our professionals have identified and are prepared to address all the concerns that have undermined the individual’s mental stability.

The assessment process actually begins prior to the individual’s arrival at our facility. When you first contact our mental health program, or when a professional refers a patient to us, we collect information to determine the level of care and the mental health services that will best prepare the individual for long-term success.

Depending upon a variety of individual factors, a person’s time with us may include the following services:

Detoxification – If a person’s mental health needs are accompanied by co-occurring addiction, detoxification may be a necessary first step. Detox at Riverview is a safe and supportive environment where individuals can complete the withdrawal process under the close supervision of a team of experienced medical professionals.

Medical care – Medical doctors, registered nurses (RNs), and advanced practice nurses (APNs) are available to provide basic medical care for all patients in our inpatient and residential mental health treatment programs. If a person develops medical needs that exceed our capacity to treat, we will refer the individual to a trusted provider in our area.

Medication management services – Patients whose symptoms can be alleviated by the use of certain prescription medications may receive medication management services during their time with us. Within our inpatient and residential mental health programs, medication management includes daily meetings with a psychiatrist. Medication management services are also provided by medical doctors and members of our nursing staff.

Individual therapy – Individual therapy offers a confidential and supportive environment in which patients can address issues that they may be hesitant to discuss in a group setting and receive focused feedback from an experienced professional. At both the inpatient and residential levels, patients may take part in daily individual therapy sessions if needed.

Group therapy – Groups are a valuable type of mental health therapy at Riverview. At both the inpatient at residential levels, patients may take part in psychotherapy groups, cognitive therapy groups, dynamic group therapy, and self-help group therapy. Groups address issues such as anger management, parenting, family, relationships, substance abuse, relapse prevention, impulse control, and other relevant topics. The focus of this form of mental health therapy may vary depending upon the needs of the participants and the level of care.

Family therapy – Loved ones can play an essential role in a person’s recovery during and after their time in our mental health programs. Within our inpatient and residential mental health programs, patients and their loved ones may take part in weekly family therapy sessions. Family therapy can help participants process how they have been impacted by their loved one’s struggles. Family therapy can also teach participants how to better support each other and function as a healthier unit.

Experiential therapy – In our inpatient and residential mental health programs, each treatment day includes at least one opportunity to take part in art therapy, music therapy, recreational therapy, or another form of experiential therapy. The types of therapy, and the frequency with which they are offered, may vary depending upon individual need and level of care.

How to Find Help for Yourself or a Loved One

Identifying the behavioral health service and treatment program that’s best for you or your loved one

Getting the right care for yourself or someone that you care about is a matter of understanding your mental health treatment options and identifying the mental health program that’s the best fit for you or your loved one.

It’s important to understand that there is no perfect approach to mental health care. A mental health treatment program that is ideal for one person may offer minimal or no benefits to someone else. For these reasons, the following steps are essential:

  • Educate yourself about the type of disorder that you or your loved one is experiencing.
  • Research the types of behavioral health services that have helped others who were experiencing similar struggles.
  • Identify the treatment centers in your area that offer the types of mental health therapy that seem to best fit your needs, or the needs of your loved one.
  • Contact the mental health programs that you’ve been considering. Any reputable mental health treatment program should be happy to answer all your questions, arrange for a visit or tour, and otherwise provide you with the information that you need.

Treating mental health disorders can be a long-term process. But finding the mental health program that’s the best fit for you or your loved one can be an invaluable first step on the path toward improved well-being.

For more information, please contact Riverview Behavioral Health at your convenience. A member of our team is available 24/7 to answer all your questions and help you determine if our mental health treatment center in Texarkana, AR, is the best place for you or your loved one.

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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When my family member discharged from Riverview, he was happier, healthier and himself again.

– Family member of former patient