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 Southstone 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 Southstone 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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We collaborate with all involved to promote success, improve quality of life, and encourage a smooth transition back into home, school, and/or community.

Welcome to Southstone Behavioral Health

Why Choose Southstone

Southstone Behavioral Health in South Boston, Virginia, is a place of hope and healing for adolescents who have been experiencing difficulties at home, in school, or within their community as a result of mental health challenges.

When you choose Southstone for your child, you will work with a multidisciplinary team of experienced professionals. Your child’s personalized treatment plan will include an array of customized therapeutic opportunities as well as a dynamic educational component.

Every step of the way, you and your child will have the answers, information, and support you need, provided in an atmosphere of the utmost dignity and respect.

Taking The First Step

Southstone Behavioral Health serves adolescents ages 11-17 whose lives have been disrupted by one or more mental health disorders, with a specialized focus on young people who have been struggling with trauma- or attachment-related concerns.

We are also prepared to provide personalized services to adolescents whose mental health challenges are accompanied by substance abuse and addiction.

At Southstone, we understand how an adolescent’s mental health struggles can impact the entire family, and we appreciate the important role that loved ones can play during and after treatment. For these reasons, we are committed to working closely with parents and other caregivers throughout their child’s time with us.

What To Expect

Each young person who heals at Southstone Behavioral Health follows a personalized treatment plan that is based on a thorough assessment of their strengths, needs, and goals. Individualized care at Southstone includes clinically superior therapeutic services and highly supportive academic programming.

Southstone is a safe, highly structured, and extremely supportive environment. We promote the development of healthy attitudes and positive behavior patterns, and we work diligently to help our guests identify and correct the distorted perspectives or self-defeating mindsets that may have contributed to their struggles.

Throughout each adolescent’s time at Southstone, we encourage them to work in active collaboration with members of their treatment team, and we empower them to take ownership of their recovery to the greatest degree possible.

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