Your Trusted Behavioral Health Care Facility
As a health care facility that is committed to quality care, we offer a variety of excellent behavioral health care services. Our highly skilled staff works closely with our patients to focus on their needs. This is to be aware and knowledgeable about how to help them in certain aspects. We make sure that their needs are met with care and compassion by providing psychiatric services depending on the patient’s condition.
For crisis or emergent
services, call NTBHA's:
- United Healthcare
No insurance? We can help! Ask us for more details.
If you live in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Navarro, Kaufman or Rockwall counties and have no Medicaid or other insurance, we can assist you with obtaining state funding through North Texas Behavioral Health Authority (NTBHA) to pay for your behavioral health services and medications.
Please bring a picture ID, proof of residency, proof of income and any insurance you may have.
What to expect on the first visit?
Southern Area Behavioral Healthcare services include (serving ages six through Geriatric):
Crisis Intervention and Management
Crisis services are offered to patients in need of urgent care. SABH can provide patients with crisis interventions and urgent medication refills.
Recovery and Safety Planning
An individualized recovery and safety plan will be developed in collaboration with the patient that best meets the need.
Initial psychiatric evaluations determine diagnostic and medication needs.
Skills training is provided for both children and their primary caregivers and adults to help improve the ability to live, deal with feelings, cope with problems, and work well with others. Skills training includes targeted interventions to learn how to deal with life challenges.
Counseling is provided to individuals in a safe and nurturing environment. Some of the issues that are commonly addressed in counseling are concerns related to stress, anxiety, depression, anger, loneliness, guilt, low self-esteem, grief, and issues related to the effects of trauma.
Psychosocial rehabilitation is offered as a skill-building service for individuals to assist with co-occurring psychiatric disabilities and addictions. Our focus is on skill building to facilitate independent living and adaptation, problem solving, and developing coping skills.
Case management services are provided to help individuals handle aspects of their lives that might impact whether they continue with addressing their mental health needs or have successful recovery outcomes. These services provide assessment, planning, coordination, monitoring, and evaluation of options and resources to meet an individual's specific needs.
North Texas Behavioral Health Authority (NTBHA) Enrollment
SABH can assist patients with no Medicaid and/or other insurance, and those who live in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Navarro, Rockwall or Kaufman counties, with obtaining behavioral health funding assistance through the NTBHA program.
Medications are prescribed and monitored through crisis or ongoing services.