About River Place Behavioral Health Hospital

Located in LaPlace, Louisiana, River Place Behavioral Health is a state-of-the-art mental health treatment center serving the greater New Orleans metropolitan area.

Inpatient Mental Health Treatment

River Place was created to serve individuals and families whose lives have been impacted by mental illness and certain co-occurring disorders. Our inpatient programming is designed for adults ages 18 and above who need intensive services in order to achieve stabilization and prepare for continued progress.

Depending upon each patient’s specific needs and goals, his or her personalized treatment plan at River Place may include medication management services, individual therapy, group therapy, and family therapy. Our programming also includes daily experiential therapies, including art, music, and movement/exercise therapy.

Following the completion of an individual’s time in our care, he or she will receive a detailed discharge plan. This plan will identify the professional referrals, community-based resources, and other supports that may be necessary to help the individual maintain and build upon the progress that he or she achieved while in our care.

Expert Care for Mental Health Disorders

Each prospective patient is considered for admission to River Place on a case-by-case basis. In general, our services are optimal for men and women who have been experiencing the following challenges:

  • Adjustment disorder
  • Aggression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder (BPD)
  • Conduct disorder
  • Depression
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Self-harm
  • Suicidal ideation

We also accept men and women who have been struggling with substance abuse, but only if these individuals have a primary mental health diagnosis. However, we do not provide detox.

Multidisciplinary Treatment Teams

Care at River Place is provided by multidisciplinary teams of experienced professionals. Our staff includes the following experts:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Internal medicine doctor
  • Social workers
  • Registered nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Pharmacists
  • Dietitian
  • Behavioral health technicians
  • Recreational therapists

All members of the River Place team are dedicated to providing the highest quality of personalized care while treating each patient and family member with dignity and respect.

Convenient Location

River Place Behavioral Health is located in LaPlace, Louisiana, just 20 minutes west of New Orleans and 40 minutes east of Baton Rouge. Among its many features, this historic community along the banks of the Mississippi River in Saint John the Baptist Parish offers the serenity and seclusion that are conducive to healing.

Here, you can to step away from the stresses and pressures of everyday life and focus on addressing the issues that have been preventing you from living a healthier and more satisfying life.

Our Joint Commission accreditation shows our focus on quality care.