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

LAST UPDATED ON 12/17/2020

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, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Riverview Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • This restriction has 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 has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being 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.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

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 Mental Health Center & Treatment Program for Adolescents in Texarkana, Arkansas

Our adolescent inpatient mental health treatment program provides a safe atmosphere to address and treat their behavioral health issues or co-occurring disorders issues.

Our Approach to Treatment

At Riverview Behavioral Health, we firmly believe in providing care to individuals throughout the lifespan. Our dedicated staff of professionals will assist you and your family throughout the referral and admission process and determine which course of treatment is needed based on the unique set of presenting problems that your loved one is experiencing. Riverview Behavioral Health offers adolescent acute and sub-acute services to adolescents aimed at addressing a myriad of issues including, but not limited to, depression, anxiety, anger, self-harm, mood disorder, self-esteem issues and thoughts of suicide.

Making the Decision to Seek Treatment

Our Adolescent Program is designed for teens ages 12 through 17 years old and aimed at allowing these at-risk teens the chance to move past the challenges they face and grow to meet their full potential. At our psychiatric treatment center, we see teenagers who have a multitude of problems including psychiatric and chemical dependency problems and we’ve helped teens just like yours recover and go on to live happy, healthy, and fulfilling lives. Our Adolescent Program provides your child with a safe and nurturing environment designed to meet all of your adolescent’s special needs.

Family Involvement

At our mental health treatment center, we believe in involving family and guardians in the care of our adolescent patients. Family support is vital throughout this turbulent time and can make a world of difference for your teens. We’ve learned through years of experience that any treatment program must have family involvement from the time of the assessment process, treatment planning, family therapies, family education, discharge planning, and other activities. Together, we can make a positive difference in the lives of your children.

Serving the Ark-La-Tex Region

Our location in Texarkana, Arkansas allows for convenient access to residents of East Texas and North Louisiana as well as all of South Arkansas.

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