Riverside Behavioral Center

Riverside Behavioral Center

Our Commitment to Patient Care

Riverside Behavioral Center is a private psychiatric receiving facility and chemical dependency hospital located on the campus of Charlotte Regional Medical Center. Commitment to caring and excellence is paramount, and our goal is to provide the finest mental health and substance abuse programs for individuals and their families. A blend of professional staff members provide the expertise and skills needed in a dedicated treatment team.

How to Access Services

Riverside is available for assessments, referrals and admissions 24-hours a day. Referrals to Riverside may be by professionals, family members, friends or oneself. All inquiries, consultations and treatment are held in the strictest of confidence.

Continuum of Care

We offer a comprehensive range of specialized programs designed to be responsive to individual and community needs. We do this by adamantly pursuing the most comprehensive mental health and chemical dependency care possible in the least restrictive setting.

Some of the services we offer:

  • 24-Hour Confidential Assessment and Referral Service
  • Inpatient Programs
  • Outpatient Programs
  • Psychiatric Home Health
  • Aftercare and Follow-Up
  • Support Services
  • Professional & Community Education

    Riverside Behavioral Center is the hospital of choice for many area professionals when it comes to the treatment of older persons. We are proactively committed to treating the special needs often present in an older population.

    Treatment Team

    It is our goal to provide personalized patient care and we start by listening. We believe that each individual has unique needs. Our multidisciplinary team works together to address those needs in a professional, caring and confidential manner.

    Treatment teams are led by a psychiatrist who works with a group of professionals including psychologists, rehabilitation professionals, therapists and nurses. In conjunction with the team, each patient works to understand and modify attitudes and behavior so that recovery and reintegration into family and community life happen as smoothly as possible.

    Therapeutic Atmosphere

    Riverside is designed to provide a therapeutic, caring environment for individuals and their families. Our campus includes a full service medical center and occupational and physical fitness center. The Behavioral Center offers semiprivate inpatient rooms, group therapy rooms and recreational areas. Riverside is designed to provide a comfortable, safe therapeutic environment.

    Financial Counseling Available

    Financial concerns often add to the stress of seeking help. Financial counseling is available to answer questions about cost of treatment, insurance coverage and payment alternatives.

    As a community service, our assessment center offers free evaluations 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. As part of our commitment to excellence and service to the community our experienced counselors will assess the problem and make appropriate recommendations. All inquiries, consultations and treatment are held in the strictest confidence.

    Appointments for an assessment provided with no cost and no obligation can be arranged at any time. For more information or an assessment, call 941-637-2474 or toll free 800-722-5563.