At Vantage Point of Northwest Arkansas, it's never too late to turn your life around. We provide mental healthcare to children, teens, adults and seniors.
Serving Fayetteville, Arkansas for the past 25 years, Vantage Point of Northwest Arkansas is a premiere, full service hospital dedicated to providing quality mental health and substance abuse services to children and teens (ages 5-17), adults, and seniors (ages 55 and up). Staffed by highly qualified mental health professionals, nurses, and teachers under the supervision of exceptional psychiatrists, patients receive treatment catered to their specific needs. With treatment offered in a safe, healing, and caring environment, programs incorporate a number of medical and therapeutic techniques geared towards maximizing each patient’s functioning, skill building, and quality of life. Vantage Point also has two satellite outpatient centers in located in Bentonville and Harrison, Arkansas which offer the same quality of care to those who require it. Successful treatment completion is the main focus, with programs designed to help patients continue their success even after discharge. Offering drug and alcohol detox, inpatient and outpatient care, residential treatment, therapeutic day treatment, and intensive outpatient services, Vantage Point treats a number of mental health conditions, in addition to providing addiction recovery for several substances. With a Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission, Vantage Point also involves a patient’s family members in treatment so as to ensure ongoing support in the recovery process. A multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of mental illnesses and substance abuse/dependence is proven to be effective, and Vantage Point prides itself in utilizing this approach and treats each patient with the utmost compassion and respect.
Discussing substance use disorders and mental health concerns with someone who is important to you can be extremely difficult. But if you think a loved one is struggling, your response can be a light in the darkness. To get the best results, plan ahead. Learn more about how you can help: https://www.samhsa.gov/families/resources
When a person is suffering from addiction and a co-occurring mental health disorder, the love and support of family members and close friends can be an essential component of their efforts to regain control of their thoughts and actions. If someone you care about needs help, your kindness can make all the difference in the world.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has caused so many changes to our day-to-day habits, which can have a damaging impact on individuals who are suffering from mental health and substance use disorders. Coming up with ways to cope that are effective for you can have a lasting beneficial impact. Click here to learn more: http://ow.ly/xU50102iq59
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Our dedication to our patients, employees, and community involves more than providing superior clinical services. We respect and honor each and every person, and we demonstrate this by treating everyone who walks through our door with dignity and compassion.
Vantage Point Behavioral Health Hospital embraces diversity and inclusion. The principle of inclusion is central to who we are and how we operate as an organization. Diversity provides a way to see from other people's perspectives, and those experiences help frame how we care for patients, develop our culture, and succeed as a business.
As our industry and our nation navigate an ever-shifting climate, we remain steadfast in maintaining a culture that encourages greater openness toward others. We will continue to provide an optimistic and safe setting for our employees and the individuals we serve.
We each respond in different ways to the onset of anxiety caused by the novel coronavirus. Allotting time in your day to tend to your overall health and wellness can help you have a little more happiness and contentment in your daily life.
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As the July 4th holiday approaches, thinking about attending the usual gatherings can be concerning for those who are working toward recovery after previously misusing drugs or alcohol to try to alleviate the distress associated with the mental health challenges they've been grappling with. Here are some ideas on alcohol-free ways to enjoy your summer: http://ow.ly/lNd950AojxP
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When negative self-talk has taken over, it is more important than ever to embrace self-kindness. Treat yourself with the same compassion you would give to a friend or loved one. Tell yourself every day that you are worthy of the same love that others receive.
Researchers have learned that 46.4% of those who have PTSD are also experiencing a substance use disorder. Untreated PTSD and co-occurring addiction concerns can cause profound harm. But when you get the treatment that's right for you, you can achieve true and lasting healing. Get the information you need: http://ow.ly/DLUs50AjBb8
vantagepointnwa.com Fayetteville, Arkansas' leading psychiatric and mental health treatment center for PTSD. Through our effective behavioral health treatment techniques we will help you learn the tools needed to overcome trauma. Vantage Point Behavioral Health Hospital
When a person is affected by posttraumatic stress disorder, friends and family members can play a key role in helping them achieve improved health and well-being. Recovering from PTSD is not a quick process. If you are assisting a loved one who has PTSD, don't ignore your own needs. Here are some excellent resources: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/family/getsupport.asp
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Healing from trauma takes time. Each person follows a unique path toward a healthier future. Do not judge yourself. Instead, remain focused on what you can do today to bring you closer your recovery goals. Learn more here: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/gethelp/selfhelp_coping.asp
National Men's Health Week precedes Father's Day, and we'd like to acknowledge these important individuals for always putting their loved ones before themselves. We also want to inspire all the fathers and father figures to take just a moment to care for their own health and wellness. Get tips on supporting your dad's health: http://ow.ly/PZHn50AdCPf
cdc.gov National Men’s Health Week is observed each year leading up to Father’s Day. This week is a reminder for men to take steps to be healthier, but they don’t have to do it alone! Whether it’s your husband, partner, dad, brother, son, or friend you can help support the health and safety of the m...
The global coronavirus pandemic can evoke many distressing emotions. Experiencing unease about staying healthy is understandable. But we must not become overwhelmed by uncertainty or despair. Even in times of great challenge, it's important to be grateful and hopeful. Read more about this here: http://ow.ly/qVgh102gYVz
The stress and unease caused by the pandemic we find ourselves in can have a tremendous impact on your physical and mental health, which can make it challenging to make it through each day. But increasing resilience can help you find healthier ways to manage distressing emotions. Click here to learn more about building resilience: http://ow.ly/JdRt102gHTf
nami.org Resilience is the process of finding healthy ways to adapt and cope with adversity and distress. Building resilience can be key to helping us get through the Coronavirus crisis and its aftermath. It can help protect us from various mental health symptoms and conditions.
In June 1935, Dr. Bob Smith, one of the two founders of Alcoholics Anonymous, had his last drink. On the 85th anniversary of that day, the steps that Dr. Bob and Bill Wilson established continue to provide a path forward for millions of people who struggle with addiction. As we celebrate the rich history of AA, we also honor the courage and dedication of each person who is walking the path of recovery.
foundersday.org We Are Holding a Special Two-Day Virtual Founders’ Day Event June 13 – 14, 2020.(Onsite Founders’ Day at Akron University has been cancelled.) Click Here to Register for Free! Below is the schedule of events we have planned. All times are Eastern Time.We will be posting the Meeting IDs and Pas...
During challenging times such as the COVID-19 pandemic, it is crucial to be mindful that we can get through this together. If your life has been disrupted by signs and symptoms of a mental illness, making the decision to get treatment can help you increase resiliency and connect you with a powerful support system.
If a family member or close friend became addicted to alcohol or another drug, do you believe you would notice the signs and know what to say? To be a source of support for others, it's necessary to discover the facts. Here's a great place to get started: http://ow.ly/oLN750zZaI9
Healing from a substance use disorder is a rewarding journey that begins with admitting you're in crisis and asking for support. These brave acts can help you experience a more joyful life. Your bright future awaits! http://ow.ly/72sa102g7CP
Many veterans and active-duty military personnel live with posttraumatic stress disorder (PSTD), depression, or other mental health concerns from their time on duty. These serious illnesses can cause worrisome symptoms and have a significant impact on a person's life. If you know a retired or active-duty service member who has mental health needs, please urge them to seek professional treatment. Learn more here: http://ow.ly/21bS102fTTq
nami.org Discover answers to what military personnel often ask concerning treatment resources, disclosure and staying healthy during the transition to civilian life.
In our nation's times of need they rose to the challenge. On this solemn holiday, we commemorate the military members who gave their lives in defense of others. Words alone can never fully convey how profoundly grateful we are. America's fallen heroes will always have a cherished place in our hearts.
Who knew we had so many wonderful artists at Vantage Point! Take a moment to look at the amazing project our Adolescent Acute and Sub-Acute classrooms have been working on. Several of our staff members brought photos of their pets to be drawn by the students... and wow 🤩 they did amazing work! As part of this project they were taught the importance of “giving back” to the community and fitting as it is chose to collect donations for the local animal shelter 🐶🐱Wonderful work students and staff!!!
Outdated opinions about behavioral health can cause great damage. People who need help deserve kindness and understanding instead of scorn and criticism. When you increase awareness, you can make a real difference in the world. It's time to work together to end the stigma around mental health disorders and substance abuse concerns. Check out this article for nine ways to combat the stigma of mental health.
nami.org Every day, in every possible way, we need to stand up to stigma. If you’re not sure how, here are some ways our Facebook community responded to the question: “How do you fight stigma?”
Vantage Point Behavioral Health Hospital is pleased to share that we have begun offering telehealth outpatient programming using virtual communication platforms. Now individuals have the opportunity to get the help that they need in the setting that is most convenient for them. Contact us to learn more. http://ow.ly/L3Ux50zLRMF
Recognizing how important it is that individuals have access to treatment recommendations while still remaining safe during this time of crisis, we're happy to share that we are still offering mobile clinical assessments via telephone. Call us to learn more. http://ow.ly/2qYG102fneO
Countless Americans are living with mental health disorders and addiction. These are significant conditions that can cause life-altering symptoms. They are not signs of flawed character traits or lack of determination. Ending the stigma means more individuals in crisis will seek the professional help they need.
Experiencing multiple traumatic events is unfortunately common among law enforcement professionals. Studies have documented that about 15% of police officers demonstrate symptoms of posttraumatic stress injury (PTSI). For their constant vigilance and superior service, often while at risk for great personal harm, police officers and other law enforcement professionals have earned our heartfelt respect. When they develop health concerns, they deserve world-class care and our unfaltering support. http://ow.ly/DxDU102f690
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As we do each year during National Police Week, we highlight the dedicated officers who keep our communities. Every single day, these modern-day heroes willingly place themselves in harm’s way in service to their fellow citizens. For their remarkable service and unwavering resolve, our nation’s law enforcement officers are worthy of our most sincere appreciation.
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We all need support. Reach out to a friend for a #RealConvo today!
National Women’s Health Week starts with Mother’s Day. As we acknowledge moms in every community, one of the most important gifts we can grant to them is our continued encouragement for them to focus on their own physical and mental health. To all the moms and mother figures out there who tirelessly sacrifice for their loved ones, please always remember this: Just as you've always cared for your children, you are more than worthy of treating yourself with the same type of loving tenderness. 💜
National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day helps us remember that mental illness doesn’t impact adults exclusively. A child's mental wellness is a significant part of healthy development, and if they are struggling with symptoms of mental illness we must make sure they get help as early as possible. Learn more by clicking here. http://ow.ly/bB4e102eMP2
samhsa.gov SAMHSA’s Awareness Day shines a national spotlight on the importance of caring for every child’s mental health.
For National Nurses Day, we want to take a moment to recognize the hard-working professionals who make our world a healthier place by committing their lives to caring for individuals and families in their time of need. If we did not have nurses, our world would be significantly diminished. To nurses everywhere, we offer our profound thanks!
During May, we celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month. We want you to remember that living with mental health concerns isn't something you should be embarrassed by. The battles we fight and overcome make us powerful, and we are beautiful because of it.
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#MentalHealthAwarenessMonth is here to remind us that our mental health deserves to be prioritized more now than ever. Whether it be supporting a friend or opening up to someone about your own experiences, let’s make having a #RealConvo the new normal.
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Serving Fayetteville, Arkansas for over 35 years, Vantage Point of Northwest Arkansas is a premiere, full service hospital dedicated to providing quality mental health and substance abuse services to children and teens (ages 5-17), adults, and seniors (ages 55 and up). Staffed by highly qualified mental health professionals, nurses, and teachers under the supervision of exceptional psychiatrists, patients receive treatment catered to their specific needs. With treatment offered in a safe, healing, and caring environment, programs incorporate a number of medical and therapeutic techniques geared towards maximizing each patient’s functioning, skill building, and quality of life. Successful treatment completion is the main focus, with programs designed to help patients continue their success even after discharge. Offering drug and alcohol detox, inpatient care, residential treatment, and intensive outpatient services, Vantage Point treats a number of mental health conditions, in addition to providing addiction recovery for several substances. With a Gold Seal of Approval from the Joint Commission, Vantage Point also involves a patient’s family members in treatment so as to ensure ongoing support in the recovery process. A multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of mental illnesses and substance abuse/dependence is proven to be effective, and Vantage Point prides itself in utilizing this approach and treats each patient with the utmost compassion and respect.
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