Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to the Coronavirus
As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at Lakeland Behavioral Health System to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, on-site visitation is no longer allowed at Lakeland Behavioral Health System.

  • This restriction has been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • We are offering visitation through telehealth services so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services are being vetted and may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff has received infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance has been provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are being monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.
  • We are in communication with our local health department to receive important community-specific updates.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

Missouri’s Leading Psychiatric Hospital & Treatment Center Specializing in Care for Children, Adolescents & Seniors

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Welcome to Lakeland Behavioral Health System

What a Typical Day Looks Like

Whether you are a child, an adolescent, or a senior, and participating in our inpatient or residential programs, your day will be filled with personalized therapeutic interventions, including everything from individual therapy and group therapy to an array of unique experiential activities. You will be able to express yourself creatively through music therapy, art therapy, cinema therapy, and play therapy, while also enjoying comforting therapeutic pet therapy, should you desire. In our welcoming, comfortable, and safe environment, you will also have lots of time for personal reflection and relaxation.

Why Choose Lakeland Behavioral Health System

For over 30 years, Lakeland has served as a premier provider of treatment for individuals who are struggling with mental and behavioral health concerns, as well as co-occurring addiction issues. Built on a foundation of clinical excellence, at Lakeland, you are guaranteed to receive services that are evidence-based and backed by research, ensuring that you receive the utmost in superior care. Our array of therapeutic opportunities allow each individual to successfully embark on the path to true and lasting healing.

Our Individualized Programming

No two people are alike, and everyone who comes to Lakeland has different challenges, strengths, and insights. As such, we are dedicated to customizing our care to meet each person’s unique needs so that he or she has every opportunity to meet and exceed his or her treatment goals. You will be an integral part of your therapeutic experience, as we take into account your ideas, opinions, and skills as you travel through the healing process. Here at Lakeland, you are not just another patient. You are a valued individual who will be treated with dignity, respect, and compassion.

Marks of Quality Care
  • Arkansas Juvenile Officers Association
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • Missouri Hospital Association
  • Missouri Juvenile Justice Association
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval
  • Tricare
  • The Jason Foundation

Compared to the other options, Lakeland Behavioral Health was the only one that was able to provide me with the comprehensive care that my child needed. It was obvious that the staff truly cared, and everyone was great!

– Kyle G.