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Bakersfield Behavioral CARES

Compassion

Towards the community we serve

Acceptance

Of everyone’s right to excellent care

Respect

For everyone’s unique path towards their own healing

Empowerment

For everyone to have a voice and participate in their own care

Sincerity

In how we treat each other every day

Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital

May marks Mental Health Awareness Month and Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital understand that now more than ever, mental health is the topic of many conversations throughout their community and the country. With the Stay-At-Home order still in place, many are finding themselves or loved ones facing feelings of anxiety, restlessness, or even depression. Many are even taking to social media platforms to express their frustrations and their concerns about the prolonged effects of isolation. Bakersfield Behavioral is dedicated to helping their community through these same social media platforms by offering various techniques to combat their heightened feelings during this time.

Bakersfield Behavioral will be dedicating a heightened presence on social media platforms as well as through drive-up give-a-ways in order to help those in need during the month of May. They are dedicated to providing educational material and activities to their community every day in the month of May and would love for their community to join them.

Bakersfield Behavioral is inviting their community to be a part of the following activities throughout the month.

  • Visit Bakersfield Behavioral’ s Facebook and Instagram pages daily for new activities, videos, and articles.
  • Participate in their #iwontbesilent campaign all month long. Send them your pictures with a poster that has #iwontbesilent or #wewontbesilent on it and they will share them on their social media and website throughout the month.
  • Be a part of their letters to heroes’ campaign
    • Have the entire family create thank you cards for all those who are on the frontlines in the community.
  • Sign up for their Community Newsletter which is distributed weekly @ abk.marketing@bakersfieldbehavioral.com
  • The first week of the month, demonstrate your solidarity and decorate your home windows, yard, and/or your work space in green. Send pictures to abk.marketing@bakersfieldbehavioral.com
  • During the second week, come to their Drive-Thru Goodie Bag Give-A-Way located at 5201 White Lane from 9am to 12pm on Monday May 11th.
  • The third week in May, dress up as your favorite super hero on Wednesday May 20th, 2020 – make sure to send in pictures!
  • The last week of the month, dress in green all week.
  • Send in pictures/videos to abk.marketing@bakersfieldbehavioral of you and your family trying out the suggested activities such as:
    • A family Dance Party
    • Creating a Blanket Fort
    • Doing something nice for the neighborhood from a distance, like making yard signs or putting your Christmas lights back up.
    • Do a picture Scavenger hunt with the family
    • Host a Zoom/Skype family game night

Bakersfield Behavioral will also be taking the month of May to show their appreciation to all of those who are first responders by initiating “A Month of Heroes”. The Business Development team will be putting together thank you cards and goodies to deliver to our Fire Department, Police Department, Sherriff’s Department, Hall Ambulance, and of course our Hospitals!

If you would like to join Bakersfield Behavioral in showing your appreciation to all those on the front lines, please send in your cards to Attn: Business Development @ 5201 White Lane Bakersfield, CA 93309. Alone --- We are in this TOGETHER, because BBHH CARES!

For quality, dedicated mental health care in central California, count on Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital. Our services are designed to treat children, adolescents, and adults dealing with the struggles of mental illness, substance misuse and dependence disorders. With a qualified, caring, supportive, and accommodating staff, we help you or a loved one find the right path to recovery, whether dealing with depression, anxiety, addiction, post-traumatic stress of any distressing event or experience, and/or a combination of ailments.

An initial assessment is performed before beginning care, which helps our providers determine a unique course of treatment based on the individual. Whether it’s you or a family member seeking treatment, the staff at our mental health hospital will put the patient’s needs first and provide a comfortable and safe environment to move along the path to recovery.

The programs offered at Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital include inpatient and outpatient services, as well as family support and resources for continuing recovery following completion of care with our staff. Upon entry into one of our programs, each patient gets a team of medical professionals that is dedicated to his or her success and recovery. We use a variety of treatment methods to improve the lives of our patients. From group therapy to individual counseling, medication, recreational therapy, education, and meditation, our programs provide comprehensive care that promotes healing now and in the future.

We understand dealing with mental illness and/or chemical dependency is complicated and serious. That’s why we put our patients first and dedicate ourselves to finding recovery solutions as quickly and as effectively as possible. By listening to the needs, concerns, and fears of each patient, we work together to find the right care path for long-term success, including setting forth a continuum of care for every individual as they re-enter the community.

Explore our programs to see if Bakersfield Behavioral Healthcare Hospital can provide the mental health care and chemical dependency treatment you need, or contact us with questions and to set up an free and confidential assessment.

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