Due to increasing concerns regarding the spread of the coronavirus with cases in the U.S., Bristol Health is taking proactive measures to prepare for COVID-19. 
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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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The Bristol Health Counseling Center will now be open from 8 am - 5 pm, starting Wednesday, March 18.

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.

News, Advice & Stories

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Mar 24, 2020

Bristol Hospital asking for donations of personal protective equipment, other supplies

Bristol Hospital is continuing to prepare for a possible surge of coronavirus patients and is asking for donations of personal protective equipment and other supplies.

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Mar 21, 2020

Coronavirus testing continues at Bristol Health following first positive result

Local hospitals with confirmed cases of COVID-19 are continuing their work combating the spread of the virus.

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Mar 19, 2020

Bristol Hospital collects nearly 100 specimens Wednesday for coronavirus, expected to receive more kits

Bristol Hospital collected nearly 100 specimens to test for the coronavirus on Wednesday.

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Mar 19, 2020

Bristol Hospital receives large shipment of coronavirus tests, more expected

Bristol Hospital received a large shipment of coronavirus test kits on Thursday that is expected to last through the weekend and early next week.

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Mar 19, 2020

Doctor discusses drive-through testing at Bristol Hospital

Dr. Andrew Lim discusses the Specimen Collection Stations at Bristol Hospital.

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Mar 13, 2020

Bristol Hospital joins other area hospitals in offering mobile screening for coronavirus

There is good news for area residents who have been prescribed testing for COVID-19 by their doctors. Bristol Health has opened their outdoor specimen collection station in one of their parking lots via Queen Street entrance, where nurses are on hand.

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Mar 13, 2020

State health officials looking to expand coronavirus testing

State officials have promised to expand coronavirus testing, but there is still a lot of confusion about how to get tested and who’s eligible. The department of health said patients are required to get a written, paper order to get tested at these sites.

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Mar 13, 2020

Bristol Hospital opens coronavirus testing stations

Bristol Hospital opened coronavirus testing units Friday after they were approved by state inspectors.

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Mar 10, 2020

Gov. declares public health emergency due to the coronavirus

Governor Ned Lamont has declared a public health emergency after two residents test positive for coronavirus.

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Mar 09, 2020

Bristol Hospital hopes to have mobile trailers used to test coronavirus next week

Bristol Hospital hopes to have mobile trailers used to test for the coronavirus up and running by next week.

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