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 Behavioral Health Treatment & Therapy Program for Adults in Texarkana, AR

The adult inpatient program at Riverview Behavioral Health provides a safe atmosphere for individuals age 18 and older to heal from the mental health challenges that have disrupted their lives. Our adult inpatient treatment center in Texarkana, Arkansas, uses the latest evidence-based therapies to help our patients find long-term health and wellness. 

Adult Inpatient Program Overview

Inpatient mental health treatment program for adults at Riverview Behavioral Health in Texarkana, AR

Riverview Behavioral Health is the premier provider of adult inpatient mental health facility for adults experiencing severe symptoms of a mental health disorder or co-occurring addiction. We designed the adult inpatient behavioral health program at our facility in Texarkana, Arkansas, to ensure adults of all genders age 18 and older receive the most comprehensive care for the mental health challenges they are facing in a safe, home-like setting. Adults who seek adult inpatient therapy in our program receive compassionate care that helps them regain the highest level of functioning. 

Our convenient location in Texarkana, Arkansas, makes Riverview Behavioral Health an ideal option for people who live in southern Arkansas, eastern Texas, and northern Louisiana who need access to intensive inpatient psychiatric services. Our inpatient adult facility is easily accessible from communities throughout the Ark-La-Tex region. 

Adult treatment at Riverview Behavioral Health is the most intensive level of inpatient psychiatric care available. We designed our program for individuals who are experiencing acute symptoms of a mental health disorder or co-occurring addiction, and adults typically stay seven to 10 days at our adult inpatient treatment center in Texarkana, Arkansas, while geriatric patients age 55 and older typically stay seven to 14 days depending on their level of need. The goal of inpatient therapy is to help individuals achieve stabilization so they can return home or step down to lower level of care. 

Who We Serve

Quality inpatient treatment programs for adults in eastern Texas, northern Louisiana, and southern Arkansas 

The adult inpatient program at Riverview Behavioral Health helps adults of all genders age 18 and older heal from the mental health challenges that have disrupted their lives. We also care for adults suffering from co-occurring substance use disorders. At our inpatient adult facility in Texarkana, Arkansas, we understand that these complex disorders present differently in adults and seniors, and our staff is well-trained to care for individuals who are coping with these disorders. 

We provide adult inpatient therapy for primary mental health disorder diagnoses, such as: 

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

We also provide intensive inpatient mental health services and treatment for adults suffering from co-occurring addiction challenges, including: 

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

No one heals from the effects of a mental health disorder the same way. When you or someone you care about seeks adult inpatient therapy at Riverview Behavioral Health, our goal is to ensure you experience longstanding success. Our expert staff will work closely with you or your loved one to develop a personalized care plan that takes into account your unique recovery needs, helping you regain daily functioning and get back to your life.

Our Approach to Care

A comprehensive, personalized approach to inpatient programs for adults in Texarkana, AR

If you or someone you care about is experiencing severe symptoms of a mental health disorder or co-occurring addiction, adult inpatient treatment at Riverview Behavioral Health can help you achieve stabilization and regain daily functioning. Our adult inpatient program in Texarkana, Arkansas, provides comprehensive care through structured therapies, activities, and time with loved ones to allow you or your loved one the opportunity to grow and heal. 

We use a combination of evidence-based healing approaches during adult inpatient counseling to help our patients achieve the most beneficial results. During your time at our adult inpatient treatment facility in Texarkana, Arkansas, you might experience group therapy, individual therapy, family therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and the 12-Step model of recovery. We also offer experiential therapies, such as music, art, and recreational therapies. 

Your care experience will typically focus on topics such as anger management, impulse control, and building positive relationships with family and loved ones. We provide education on substance abuse and relapse prevention for patients who are struggling with co-occurring addictions. 

The adult inpatient program at Riverview Behavioral Health also provides basic medical care and medication management services. For patients suffering from a co-occurring substance use disorder, we offer medical and non-medical detoxification services, during which you or your loved one will be able to participate in therapeutic programming. 

The staff at our adult inpatient treatment center in Texarkana, Arkansas, is committed to providing compassionate, confidential care using proven therapies. Intensive inpatient treatment for adults at Riverview Behavioral Health is your first step toward improving your overall health and well-being. 

Admissions Criteria at Riverview Behavioral Health

An overview of the admissions process for adult inpatient treatment for mental health at Riverview 

The dedicated staff of professionals at Riverview Behavioral Health will assist you and your family throughout the referral and admission process for our adult inpatient program. You are welcome to walk in for an assessment at our adult inpatient treatment center in Texarkana, Arkansas, or you can call to schedule an assessment. You can also have your primary care physician, emergency department, or other referring source contact our admissions specialists by phone, or they can fax your patient information directly to our admissions office. We also offer phone and mobile assessments. 

Our team of admissions specialists consists of registered nurses (RNs), licensed professional counselors (LPCs), and licensed clinical social workers (LCSWs). During an assessment for the adult inpatient program at our facility in Texarkana, Arkansas, our admissions specialists will determine what level of care you or your loved one will benefit from the most based on the unique set of presenting problems that you are experiencing. If our admissions team decides adult inpatient treatment at Riverview Behavioral Health is not the appropriate level of care for you or your loved one at this time, they will refer you or your loved one to a vetted healthcare source. 

If you have any questions about how you or someone you care about might benefit from the adult inpatient program at Riverview Behavioral Health, please contact our admissions team today. 

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