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Mental health and wellness

Mental health is just as important as physical health. It includes your emotional, psychological and social well-being. With the right diagnosis and treatments, you can get what you need to live as healthy and happy a life as possible.

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.

Related specialties

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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:

  • Addiction
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Disorientation
  • 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

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LewisGale Hospital Alleghany
1 Arh Ln
Low Moor, VA 24457
 (540) 862 - 6011

Currently Viewing:

LewisGale Hospital Alleghany
1 Arh Ln
Low Moor, VA 24457
 (540) 862 - 6011
LewisGale Medical Center
1900 Electric Rd
Salem, VA 24153
 (540) 776 - 4000

37.4 miles

LewisGale Hospital Pulaski
2400 Lee Hwy
Pulaski, VA 24301
 (540) 994 - 8100

69.3 miles