6-27-23 Madera, CA Madera behavioral health center opens its doors – The Business Journal

River Vista Behavioral Health hosted a ribbon cutting for its new 128-bed behavioral health facility located at 40886 Goodwin Way, Madera, CA 93636.

In collaboration with Valley Children’s Healthcare, the 81,600 square feet, state-of-the-art facility has 128 behavioral health hospital beds, with 24 beds dedicated for children ages 5-17. The facility will also feature an indoor gymnasium and outdoor wellness courtyards for recreation.

Mental health needs in California have increased year over year with limited resources for those in need of extensive, inpatient care. The hope is that this center will help bridge that gap in the San Joaquin Valley.

River Vista Behavioral Health will offer behavioral health assessments 24 hours a day at no cost, and will provide inpatient psychiatric treatment for adults. Eventually, the facility will offer a full continuum of behavioral health services for children, adolescents, adults and older adults, including programs to meet the unique needs of the patient population.

Serving patients experiencing depression, anxiety, bipolar disorders, as well as schizophrenia and other behavioral health issues including co-occuring mental health and substance abuse.

The initial opening of the facility on June 26 will be limited to 10 beds until the facility receives accreditation by The Joint Commission. By the fall, the center will open up the beds for children.