Nevada Regional Medical Center recently announced the opening of an Outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic aimed at giving patients more options in seeking help with mental health problems. Dr. Mark Stewart will begin seeing patients on Tuesday, March 28th. Hospital CEO Jason Anglin said, “We felt it was important to expand the services available to our patients looking for treatment options for behavioral health.”
Currently, NRMC offers the following services in the field of mental health. A structured adult inpatient unit which serves those over the age of 18 and a senior unit for adults over the age of 55. Additionally, one-on-one counseling appointments can be made at the Primary Care Clinic where Dr. Candice Moore, Child Psychiatrist; Jama Bogart, PMHNP; and Susie Platt, LCSW each have counseling practices.
The outpatient clinic will initially focus on patients 18 years of age and older and offer appointment times on Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons. Some common conditions treated in an outpatient setting include anxiety disorders, depression, chemical dependency, personality disorders, self-harming behaviors and mental health problems related to sleep disorders.
The clinic will be located on the second floor of the hospital’s south tower in the Specialty Clinic. Appointments can be made by calling 417-448-2121.
About Nevada Regional Medical Center
Serving a six-county area since 1937, Nevada Regional Medical Center is a 71-bed acute, intensive and skilled care hospital. Nevada Regional Medical Center has earned recognition as a respected regional medical center for its comprehensive health care services, skilled and caring employees and state-of-the-art medical technology. Staff represent more than a dozen medical specialties, including family practice, women’s services, neurology, urology, psychiatry, wound care services, and general, vascular, thoracic and oncological surgery. Additionally, consultation clinics are held regularly by specialists in pulmonology, podiatry, ear, nose, and throat and cardiology.