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Transitions - Specialized Behavioral Health for Older Adults

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Everyday life can be overwhelming, particularly as people age. For older adults, good mental health equates to good overall health. Growing older is not always easy, but happiness and quality-of-life should never have to be sacrificed. We can help empower lifestyle changes for older adults to transition through life’s journey with dignity.

Transitions at Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital offers specialized treatment for people 55 and older who may be struggling with life-changing events such as retirement, divorce, onset of chronic illness, social withdrawal, lack of independence, or grief and loss.

We offer a safe and secure environment in a setting that is comfortable, dignified and therapeutic. Our brand-new facilities are open, bright, spacious and inviting with multiple common areas that offer easy accessibility and socialization opportunities for older adults.

Common Conditions Treated:

  • Anxiety, agitation, panic
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dementia-related behaviors
  • Depression
  • Grief and Loss
  • Psychosis
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Substance Use Disorder
  • Suicidal thoughts  

Clinical Expertise:

Our specially trained staff provide personalized treatment utilizing a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach. Our team of specialists recognize and understand the unique needs of older adults and work closely with each patient to formulate treatment goals and continually assess progress. The team may include:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Internists
  • Registered nurses
  • Social workers
  • Dietitians
  • Recreational therapists
  • Ancillary nursing staff
  • Pharmacist

Comprehensive Care

Our highly structured and comprehensive inpatient mental health treatment program is focused on helping patients develop the necessary coping skills to deal with the issues that led them to hospitalization. We also provide inpatient care for detoxification and rehabilitation from substance use disorder.

Treatment services may include:

  • Group Therapy
  • Medication management
  • Coping with grief and loss
  • Socialization, social skills and relationship building
  • Stress management and coping skills
  • Life and self-care skills
  • Problem solving
  • Management of anger, agitation and irritability
  • Gym access everyday
  • Recreational and expressive therapies
  • Movement Therapy (Yoga, Tai Chi)
  • Art Therapy
  • Patient and family education
  • Aftercare and discharge planning

Reno Behavioral Healthcare Hospital Can Help

We are here to help you or your loved one live life to its fullest. We are available to provide free and confidential assessments 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you or someone you know needs help, contact us at (775) 393-2200.


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