Behavioral Health Services at Rutland Regional
Access Changes due to COVID-19
The Rutland Regional Behavioral Health office currently does not have walk-in services. Please call the front office at 802.747.1857 or your provider directly for assistance. We will be able to provide your routine services through Telemedicine and/or over the phone. Office visits are determined between you and your provider. If you have internet capability with camera available, we recommend this option. Alternatively, a phone session can be provided.
If you are a new patient, please call the office any time Monday-Friday, 8am- 4pm and we will schedule you for an appointment either through Telemedicine or over the phone.
- Telemedicine involves the use of audio, video or other electronic communications for a distant health care provider to interact with you for your therapy and medication management needs.
- Telemedicine services will be conducted in a confidential setting and there will be no video or audio recording of sessions.
- Telemedicine sessions will be scheduled in the same manner as office visits.
- Patients must be in Vermont at the time of service. Adequate internet is necessary; you must connect to Google Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.
Prescription refills that require to be picked up will be able to do so by appointment only.
If you or someone you care about is struggling with mental health issues, our professionals can help. At Rutland Regional Behavioral Health, we understand that stress, anxiety and other behavioral health problems can affect your relationships, your ability to perform daily activities and your overall health. That’s why we offer inpatient and outpatient treatment options to help you cope.
We provide comprehensive mental and behavioral health services, from individual and group therapy to acute inpatient care. If you need help, you can count on us to develop a treatment plan that addresses your specific needs. Your treatment may include:
- Psychiatric treatment
- Psychotherapy sessions
- Group therapy in a structured setting
- Medication therapy
- Family therapy
- Support group meetings
- Relapse prevention
- Inpatient care
- Outpatient therapeutic services
Conditions We Treat
We use the latest therapies to treat a variety of conditions, including:
- Bipolar disorder
- Personality disorder
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Suicidal thoughts or behavior
- Anxiety disorder
- Attention deficit disorder (ADD)
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Disorders resulting from traumatic brain injury
Acute Care Services
We accept acute-care referrals from physicians, emergency rooms and mental health professionals 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Caring and compassionate behavioral health specialists staff our locked, 16-bed Psychiatric Services Inpatient Unit (PSIU) and are able to stabilize and treat patients who are experiencing mental health crises.
Rutland Regional Behavioral Health offers convenient, comprehensive outpatient psychiatric and psychotherapy evaluation and treatment.
Your Psychiatric & Behavioral Health Team
Our team includes experienced healthcare professionals overseen by our board-certified psychiatrists. We work together to provide you with a comprehensive, personalized treatment plan to address your specific needs. Our team members include:
Our board-certified psychiatrists are physicians who specialize in diagnosing and treating mental illness. Our specialists are highly trained to provide complete psychiatric assessment, medication therapy and evaluation, and psychotherapy.
Our psychologists are medical experts who specialize in the mind and human behavior. Psychological testing is available to established patients as needed.
Advanced practice nurses (APRN)
Our APRNs have received specialized training to provide complete care for patients with behavioral and mental health conditions. APRNs are licensed to prescribe psychiatric medications.
Our registered nurses specialize in caring for patients with behavioral and mental health conditions. They administer medications, provide education and encouragement, assess patient progress and perform other daily care duties.
Our compassionate social workers help patients and their families cope with the physical, emotional and social challenges that can accompany many behavioral and mental health conditions. They work closely with patients to improve overall well-being and interpersonal relationships, promote independent functioning, and assist with relapse prevention plans.
Our occupational therapists help patients learn or relearn essential daily living skills to improve their ability to function at home, school and work. They also teach patients how to perform special exercises and activities to improve their physical or emotional behavior.
Discharge planner/case manager
Our discharge planners and case managers help coordinate care with other providers and connect patients and families with community resources and aftercare services.