Flagler Hospital recently announced that it plans to open a new behavioral health clinic for people in need of psychiatric services on an outpatient basis. This clinic features board-certified psychiatrists, who work with patients to develop customized treatment plans within a private office setting.
"Our community health needs assessment identified mental health services as one of the top areas of need in St. Johns County," commented Flagler Hospital Chief Administrative Officer, Jason Barrett. "At Flagler, we believe in treating the whole person – body, mind and spirit. We know that stress, behavioral problems, and conditions like depression and anxiety affect thousands of people in our community and this new clinic will help reduce the amount of time people currently must wait in order to get the help they need."
The Flagler Behavioral Health Outpatient Clinic is located in the Jakadofsky building on the Flagler Hospital campus and is slated to open November 16th.
"We are extremely pleased to provide this additional service to the members of our community. It's our top priority to deliver timely, quality care and to surround every experience with compassion and respect, while focusing on each individual's unique needs," added the outpatient behavioral health practice administrator Trey Blanchard.
Flagler Hospital also operates a 21 bed inpatient behavioral health unit and a partial hospitalization /intensive outpatient program, which provides an intensive level of psychiatric treatment, including group therapy, medication management and individual therapy