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 RiverWoods 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 RiverWoods 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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Why Choose Us

When you choose Riverwoods Behavioral Health System, you’ll receive comprehensive care, personalized according to your unique needs, and provided by experienced professionals in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.

Disorders We Treat

Our determined team of professionals has committed themselves to positively changing the lives of the adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients we serve by supplying caring, compassionate, and skills-based care that is individualized to meet the needs of each person who engages in our programming. By offering services for those who are battling conditions such as the ones listed below, we are able to effectively help patients increase their overall quality of life:

Mental health conditions:

  • Schizophrenia
  • PTSD & trauma
  • Depression
  • Self-harm
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Suicidal ideation

Substance use disorders:

  • Barbiturates
  • Alcohol
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Meth
  • Opioids

Exceptional Staff

We feel that the care we supply is only as good as those who supply it. Therefore, we take immense pride in our established team of professionals who have made it their primary mission to improve the lives of each individual whom they care for. Our multidisciplinary team includes the following professionals:

  • Therapists
  • Mental health professionals
  • Pharmacists
  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Psychiatrists
  • Social workers

Comprehensive Programming

Realizing that each individual who is entrusted into our care has his or her own skill sets, needs, strengths, and concerns, we ensure that all courses of care are fully customized so that each patient can obtain the well-rounded treatment that is needed and deserved.

To best determine what the most appropriate plan of care should be, all patients are provided with a thorough evaluation in order to pinpoint the immediate needs and concerns that should be managed during his or her time in treatment. When this evaluation takes place, it will also be decided whether or not engaging in the inpatient treatment that we offer here at Riverwoods will be of benefit to the individual. If it is decided that another level of care would be better suited for him or her, appropriate referrals will be made.

Unique Therapies

Different from the many other types of behavioral health centers geared towards adolescents, adults, and geriatrics, we, at Riverwoods Behavioral Health, supply many different types of therapeutic services that are capable of providing patients with the most comprehensive approach to treatment possible. Depending on the needs of the patient, he or she will be able to access the following services:

  • Individual therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Coping skills education
  • Process groups
  • Educational groups
  • Creative expression
  • Peer pressure groups
  • Chemical dependency education
  • Social skills groups
  • Relationship development
  • Relapse prevention
  • Anger management
  • Illness education
  • Medication education
  • Infection prevention
  • Relaxation therapy
  • Psychoeducational therapy
  • Spirituality groups
  • 12-Step programming

At Riverwoods Behavioral Health, we are able to provide clinically superior treatment for those who are suffering from symptoms of a mental health condition and/or a substance use disorder. If you believe that you or a loved one could benefit from taking part in our programming, please contact us now to speak with an admissions counselor who can not only answer all of your questions but also help you or your loved one get started on the right path towards a successful recovery.

We Accept These Insurances and More
  • Aetna
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • United Healthcare
  • AND MORE...

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