Behavioral Health

When you or a loved one needs help, don’t wait to reach out. Professional help can be life-changing and lifesaving — and the sooner you get it, the sooner you’ll feel like yourself again.

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Comprehensive Behavioral Health Services

Bristol Health’s behavioral health services are among the most comprehensive in Connecticut. Our experienced specialists — psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists, counselors, social workers, nurses and others — have committed their professional lives to helping those with mental health illnesses and issues. We respect your heart, mind and voice at all times, and will tailor an individual care plan based on your specific needs.

Respect & Compassion for All

From young families in crisis to older adults facing new life challenges, everyone needing behavioral health services deserves to be treated with dignity and compassion. Our team treats you as we’d want our own loved one to be treated and ensures that you get the personalized care and support you need.
 

Experience Counts

Behavioral health care has changed dramatically through the years and can now help people who may have had low quality of life and even been institutionalized in the past. Our multispecialty behavioral health team is intensively trained and extensively experienced in the latest proven tools and techniques. We’re committed to continuous improvement.

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Sep 17, 2019

Bristol Health Spine Surgeon Performs First Radiofrequency Ablation

Bristol Health's Dr. Upadhyay is pleased to inform you that Bristol Health performed it first Radiofrequency Ablation of the metastatic spine tumor using a minimally invasive technique in September, 2019

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Aug 26, 2019

Take the first step to quit smoking today

Perhaps the most rewarding part of being a respiratory therapist is helping people to quit smoking. Day in and day out respiratory therapists, nurses and other clinicians see the tragic effects of cigarette addiction. Being a part of helping to eliminate or alleviate all that suffering is a wonderful experience. Like most health care providers who continually see the immediate and long-term benefits when someone stops smoking, I can’t help but want to share the good news of those benefits.

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Aug 26, 2019

Take the First Step to Quitting Smoking Today

Perhaps the most rewarding part of being a respiratory therapist is helping people to quit smoking. Day in and day out respiratory therapists, nurses and other clinicians see the tragic effects of cigarette addiction. Being a part of helping to eliminate or alleviate all that suffering is a wonderful experience.

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Aug 14, 2019

Bristol Hospital bows $1.2M behavioral unit

Bristol Hospital, which rebranded as Bristol Health earlier this year, recently opened a new 10-bed behavioralhealth unit in its emergency department.

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Aug 14, 2019

Bristol wants fresh start for old factory

City seeks candidates to rehabilitate113-year-old J.H. Sessions building

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Aug 12, 2019

Even without a heat wave, outdoor workers need to take precautions

The summer may be half over and despite these beautiful, comfortable temperatures, it’s vitally important for those who work outside every day to be aware of the dangers of heat-related diseases.

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Aug 09, 2019

Bristol Hospital unveils new behavioral health unit

Bristol Hospital on Friday unveiled its new 10-bed Emergency Center Behavioral Health Unit, an addition that is expected to meet one of the greatest needs of the community: Mental health and substance abuse.

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Aug 09, 2019

A safer place to treat mental health crises

Bristol Hospital opens emergency center for patients in mental health crises

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Aug 09, 2019

Bristol Health Celebrates The Opening Of Its New 10-Bed Emergency Center Behavioral Health Unit

On Friday, Bristol Health celebrated the opening of its new outpatient behavioral health unit which is housed in the Bristol Hospital Emergency Center. Bristol Health is in the midst of a major renovation and expansion of its Emergency Center as part of the Operation Ergency Campaign which is being coordinated by the Bristol Hospital Development Foundation.

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Jul 30, 2019

Mid-summer is the time for fall sports physicals

Even though we are in the middle of summer, now is the time to start thinking about those required physicals for the fall and even the winter sports seasons.

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