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 Belmont 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 Belmont 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.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

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[The] staff was very polite and helpful. There were a lot of group sessions and anything I needed they did their best to help me with. At a time in my life when I really needed help, I am grateful that I had a team available to me that was willing and capable.

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Our helpful admissions staff is standing by to answer any questions that you may have and can complete a free, confidential assessment to determine which of Belmont Behavioral Health System’s services and levels of care will be of most help during this difficult time. Let us guide you or a loved one towards a healthier tomorrow.

75 Years of Mental Health & Co-Occurring Treatment

In operation since 1937 as one of the largest providers of mental and behavioral healthcare, Belmont Behavioral Health System offers high quality and specialized programming options for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults who are in need of treatment that embodies true clinical excellence. Whether you or a loved one is suffering from depression, anxiety, PTSD, or related mental health disorders, we can supply the treatment needed to overcome such presenting concerns. Our expertly trained staff possesses an unparalleled dedication to helping each patient reach his or her treatment goals, and wants to see each child, woman, and man realize his or her capacity to overcome all of life’s obstacles.

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  • Pennsylvania Department of Human Services
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • The Jason Foundation