Mental health help for seniors in Southwest Virginia
Our psychiatric unit prioritizes safety and stability.
Lewisgale Hospital Alleghany offers mental health counseling specifically for seniors, with skill and knowledge in the unique needs of older patients. We provide compassionate care to support your emotional health until you're in a safer state of mind.
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Senior mental health conditions we treat
We have the specialized training to provide outpatient and inpatient mental health care that can help with a wide range of conditions, including:
- Co-occurring symptoms
- Inability to care for oneself
- Medically related emotional issues
- Memory impairment
- Mental instability
- Panic attacks
- Poor nutrition
- Substance abuse
- Threatening or harmful behaviors
- Illogical thoughts or beliefs
Senior mental health services
We offer inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care in both individual and group formats.
Our senior psychiatry services
Treatment varies by patient, but components of our inpatient program include:
- Crisis intervention
- Psychiatric evaluation
- Medication stabilization
- Group therapy
- Family therapy and education
- Educational groups
- Individual psychotherapy
- Discharge planning
- Outpatient follow up
We encourage family involvement throughout the care process and offer regular visiting hours and family sessions, with patient consent.
For continued support, our senior patients have access to outpatient programs.
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Our Mental health and wellness Locations