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 Rio Vista 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, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at Rio Vista Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • 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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compassionate care

Rio Vista Behavioral Health offers state-of-the-art inpatient services for adults and adolescents who are struggling with mental health disorders and addiction in El Paso, Texas. We provide men, women, and adolescents in our community with individualized planning and ongoing recovery support.

Introducing Rio Vista Behavioral Health Hospital

Programming Overview

Rio Vista Behavioral Health provides state-of-the-art inpatient psychiatric and substance abuse services in the El Paso, Texas, area. We offer individualized planning and ongoing recovery support for adults age 18 and older and children ages 11-17. Our team is adept at serving high-acuity patients who may be struggling with symptoms of serious mental health concerns, such as trauma, mood disorders, anxiety, and psychosis. We’re also pleased to provide support for individuals in need of professional care for chemical dependency as a secondary concern.

Patients at Rio Vista Behavioral Health will have access to innovative holistic and evidence-based modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, art therapy, and recreational therapy. This integrated approach offers a broad spectrum of therapeutic interventions that foster comprehensive healing of the mind, body, and spirit.

Compassionate, Individualized Care

At Rio Vista Behavioral Health, we provide a beacon of hope for individuals who are experiencing behavioral health challenges. We believe in the healing power of strong relationships and will partner with individuals, families, and other providers to ensure successful outcomes for those in our care. Our unique approach to healing can help you embrace your goals for recovery and begin the path to a healthier future.

Often, chemical dependency and mental health concerns can manifest simultaneously. For this reason, we provide services for mental illness and addiction as a secondary concern. By addressing all of your presenting symptoms at the same time, you’ll experience healing on a deeper level and build a foundation for lasting success in recovery.

Why Choose Us

Sometimes, the stressors and pressures of daily life can impact your ability to get your symptoms under control. But by entering inpatient care and spending time away from your home environment, you can stabilize, learn new coping tools, and set the course for success in recovery.

Our acute inpatient program provides 24/7 supervision and support in a safe, tranquil setting. The staff at Rio Vista Behavioral Health will provide a unique plan of care for each patient and will work with patients and families to ensure a positive experience.

By engaging with the various supports at Rio Vista Behavioral Health, you or a loved one can gain the strength and clarity needed to progress in recovery. If you’d like to learn more about any aspect of healing at our center, please contact us at your convenience. We are always available to answer your questions or to help you begin the admissions process.

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