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State Operated Facilities

Virginia operates 16 facilities: seven behavioral health facilities, five training centers, a psychiatric facility for children and adolescents, a medical center, a psychiatric geriatric hospital and a center for behavioral rehabilitation (SVP). State facilities provide highly structured, intensive services for citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia who have mental illness, intellectual disability or are in need of substance abuse services. 

In the evolutionary movement towards a single, integrated system of care, increased emphasis has been placed on the establishment of community services and on the more effective and efficient use of state facilities. This emphasis has defined the role of state facilities as one of several resources in an overall continuum of care. Patients are initially evaluated and referred to the mental health facilities by staff from Community Services Boards (CSBs). Pre-admission screening services are provided by CSBs on a 24-hours per day, 7 days per week basis.

More Information

click to get a map of facilities in VA from Orientation Session by Secretary William A. Hazel, Jr., M.D., March 31, 2010
Mental Health Facilities Web Site Link
Catawba Hospital http://www.catawba.dbhds.virginia.gov
Central State Hospital http://www.csh.dbhds.virginia.gov
Commonwealth Center For Children & Adolescents http://www.ccca.dbhds.virginia.gov
Eastern State Hospital http://www.esh.dbhds.virginia.gov
Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute http://www.nvmhi.dbhds.virginia.gov
Piedmont Geriatric Hospital http://www.pgh.dbhds.virginia.gov
Southern Virginia Mental Health Institute http://www.svmhi.dbhds.virginia.gov
Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute http://www.swvmhi.dbhds.virginia.gov
Western State Hospital http://www.wsh.dbhds.virginia.gov

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Intellectual Disability Facilities Web Site Link
Central Virginia Training Center http://www.cvtc.dbhds.virginia.gov
Northern Virginia Training Center http://www.nvtc.dbhds.virginia.gov
Southeastern Virginia Training Center http://www.sevtc.dbhds.virginia.gov
Southside Virginia Training Center http://www.svtc.dbhds.virginia.gov
Southwestern Virginia Training Center http://www.swvtc.dbhds.virginia.gov

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Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation (SVP) Web Site Link
Virginia Center for Behavioral Rehabilitation http://www.vcbr.dbhds.virginia.gov/

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Medical Centers Web Site Link
Hiram W. Davis Medical Center (none)

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