Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 10/09/2020

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 Haverhill Pavilion 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, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital.

  • This restriction has 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 has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being 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.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

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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Comprehensive PTSD Treatment Center in Haverhill, MA

Haverhill Pavilion Behavioral Health Hospital is a premier PTSD treatment center in Haverhill, Massachusetts. We provide comprehensive, personalized inpatient treatment for adults and older adults whose lives have been impacted by PTSD. If you or a loved one has been struggling with PTSD, Haverhill Pavilion can help.

Learn About PTSD Treatment

Treatment for PTSD at Haverhill Pavilion in Haverhill, MA

The impact of posttraumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, can vary considerably from person to person. To be most effective, treatment for PTSD must be customized according to the specific needs and goals of the individual who is receiving care.

At our treatment center in Haverhill, MA, we offer personalized inpatient programming for adults and older adults who have PTSD. Our comprehensive services include focused care to address any co-occurring conditions that our clients may be experiencing in addition to their struggles with PTSD.

Features of inpatient treatment for PTSD at Haverhill Pavilion include round-the-clock care, an array of intensive services, and detailed discharge planning. All treatment is provided by experienced professionals in a safe, structured, and highly supportive environment.

Typical length of stay at our PTSD treatment center is about five to seven days. The general goals of treatment at Haverhill Pavilion are to help clients achieve stability and to prepare them for continued success following their time with us.

If you think that you or someone you care about can benefit from inpatient treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder, please contact Haverhill Pavilion today. A member of our team is available 24/7 to answer all your questions and help you decide if our PTSD treatment center in Haverhill, MA, is the perfect place for you or your loved one.

Why Consider Treatment at Haverhill Pavilion

Benefits of getting PTSD treatment at Haverhill Pavilion in Haverhill, MA

Untreated PTSD can have a devastating impact on virtually all areas of a person’s life. Failing to get effective treatment for PTSD can jeopardize your physical, emotional, and socioeconomic well-being.

The pain of PTSD can cause you to push away or withdraw from friends and family members. This can deny you valuable support at a time when you may most need it. Struggling with PTSD can make it difficult for you to make progress in school or perform to expectation at work. This, in turn, can lead to outcomes such as academic failure, job loss, unemployment, and financial distress.

Untreated PTSD also puts you at risk for substance abuse, addiction, and a host of other co-occurring disorders. Each of these additional challenges can make your life considerably more difficult. They can also complicate your recovery efforts.

However, when you make the courageous decision to get inpatient treatment for PTSD at Haverhill Pavilion, you take a significant step toward improved wellness. Our PTSD treatment center is a place of rest and recovery. Here, you can step away from the stresses and distractions of daily life and focus on your health. Working in active collaboration with the members of your treatment team, you can progress through a personalized PTSD treatment plan that is designed specifically for you.

Depending upon your age and the nature of your needs, you may receive PTSD treatment in one of two age-appropriate units. Our adult unit typically serves clients ages 19-49. Our older adult unit generally accepts individuals age 50 and above. As with all aspects of your care at Haverhill Pavilion, your placement will be determined solely by what’s best for you.

Finally, when you’re ready to transition out of our PTSD treatment center in Haverhill, MA, you’ll receive a detailed plan to guide the next phases of your recovery journey. Your time with us may be relatively brief, but the benefits of completing inpatient treatment for PTSD at Haverhill Pavilion will continue for months and years to come.

Types of PTSD Treatment Offered at Haverhill Pavilion

Types of treatment for PTSD at Haverhill Pavilion in Haverhill, MA

One of the hallmarks of PTSD treatment at Haverhill Pavilion is that each person who heals with us follows a personalized plan. This means that no two people will have identical experiences at our treatment center in Haverhill, MA.

Depending upon your specific needs, or the needs of your loved one, treatment for PTSD at Haverhill Pavilion may include the following elements:

  • Cognitive and functional assessments
  • Medication management services
  • Group therapy
  • Individual therapy (on an as-needed basis only)
  • Occupational therapy
  • Recreation-based therapies
  • Basic medical care
  • Family meetings (on an as-needed basis only)

To learn more about the types of PTSD treatment that may benefit you, please contact us directly. The more we understand about your history, needs, and goals, the better we’ll be able to help you decide if Haverhill Pavilion has the solutions that are right for you.

Continuing Care After Inpatient Treatment for PTSD

Continuing care options for PTSD treatment

Receiving inpatient treatment for PTSD can be an essential step on your path toward improved wellness. But the time you spend at our inpatient treatment center in Haverhill, MA, will be just part of your recovery journey. To ensure that you have the continuing care and support that you need after you’ve transitioned out of our center, your treatment team will provide you with a detailed discharge plan.

As we do with all aspects of treatment for PTSD at Haverhill Pavilion, we’ll customize your discharge plan to make sure that it identifies and addresses your unique needs. For example, if your treatment team determines that you can benefit from continued care for PTSD at the partial hospitalization or intensive outpatient level, we will include a referral for these services in your discharge plan. Haverhill Pavilion offers PTSD treatment only at the inpatient level, but we can refer you to trusted and vetted providers of other levels of care in Massachusetts or elsewhere in the United States.

Continuing care for PTSD often involves a combination of professional services and personal support. Your team can identify community-based advocacy organizations, peer-directed support groups, and other resources that will help you to maintain and build upon the progress that you make with us.

From the day you first contact Haverhill Pavilion until long after you have completed treatment for PTSD, you will benefit from having chosen a center that is committed to preparing you for long-term success.