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 Valley Behavioral Health System 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 Valley Behavioral Health System.

  • 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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Co-Occurring Disorder Treatment & Rehab in Fort Smith

Valley Behavioral Health helps individuals struggling with co-occurring mental health disorders build a strong foundation for long-term healing and recovery. Serving Fort Smith, Arkansas Valley Behavioral Health System is the leading provider of mental health treatment for children, adolescents, and adults.

Learn More About Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorder Treatment

Learn More About Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorder Treatment at Valley Behavioral Health

At Valley Behavioral Health System, we aim to give you or your loved one a well-rounded treatment experience that brings about lasting healing. To do this, we make sure to identify and treat any concerns that may be preventing you or your loved one from living a healthy lifestyle. For example, many people who come to our Fort Smith rehab center are suffering from more than one mental illness. When this is the case, we proudly offer top-notch treatment for any and all primary and co-occurring disorders.

Why Consider Treatment

Why Consider Treatment for Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorders at Valley Behavioral Health System in Fort Smith, Arkansas

Struggling with one mental health disorder can bring many challenges to your life. However, when co-occurring disorders are present, it can be even more difficult to find relief from your distress. Because of this fact, our treatment planning process thoroughly assesses for symptoms of many disorders in order to make sure you receive the most appropriate care possible. The following are among the co-occurring concerns that we supply treatment for:

  • Aggression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Depression
  • Disruptive behavior and other behavioral concerns
  • Oppositional defiant disorder (ODD)
  • Self-harm
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Trauma

Additionally, as Barling, Arkansas’s most trusted rehab center, we also provide supplemental treatment for a variety of co-occurring medical concerns. We offer this because we understand that patients may need treatment for certain pre-existing medical issues. The pre-existing medical concerns that we are equipped to care for include:

  • Asthma
  • Diabetes
  • Gastrointestinal reflux disease (GERD)
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hyponatremia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Nervous system disorders
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs)
Types of Treatment

Types of Co-Occurring Mental Health Disorder Treatment Offered at Valley Behavioral Health System

After being assessed by our highly trained staff, we will have a better idea of what your treatment needs are. With this information, we can then recommend a blend of the following interventions:

  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Individual therapy
  • Medical care
  • Medication management services
  • Experiential therapy, including recreational therapy

The rehab services available at Valley Behavioral Health System are designed to be both comprehensive and holistic in nature. Therefore, when you entrust us with your or your loved one’s care, you can rest assured that we will do all that we can to bring about the most favorable treatment outcomes possible.

If you would like more information about how we treat co-occurring mental health and medical concerns, call our helpful staff today. They would be happy to give you the information you need to make an informed decision about your or your loved one’s treatment options.

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