KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A 72-bed inpatient behavioral health hospital will open Monday in Kingsport.

Strategic Behavioral Health will hold an open house of Creekside Behavioral Health from noon to 6 p.m. The hospital will treat children, adolescents, adults and seniors who are struggling with mental health issues and substance abuse.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony will also be held. Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services Deputy Commissioner William “Bo” Turner, Sullivan County Mayor Richard Venable, Kingsport Mayor John Clark, Strategic Behavioral Health Founder and President Jim Shaheen, Creekside Behavioral Health CEO Brandon Wardell, and Kingsport Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Miles Burdine will speak during the ceremony.

Services at Creekside will include: individual, group and family therapy; treatment planning; inpatient programs; detoxification and substance abuse treatment; psychiatric residential treatment; partial hospitalization; comprehensive outpatient treatment; and electroconvulsive therapy.

Free assessments are also provided at all Strategic Behavioral Health facilities.


This article has been updated to correct the day the hospital will open. 

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