NWTHS Behavioral Health is honored to serve those brave individuals who serve the public every day. The Uniformed Services Program is a 16-bed dedicated, inpatient unit for active duty military, veterans, law enforcement, fire fighters, emergency medical technicians and uniformed first responders who work in dangerous situations, including some healthcare professionals and those who work in security.

NWTHS Behavioral Health offers a safe, confidential and caring environment to assist individuals to address their mental health concerns such as:

  • Post-traumatic stress
  • Severe depression
  • Suicidal thoughts and/or attempt
  • Crisis stabilization
  • Substance abuse and addiction
  • Anger and stress management
  • Challenges with life changing events

What a Typical Day Looks Like While in Treatment

While at NWTHS Behavioral Health, you will learn how reactions affect you and your family, loved ones and co-workers. Treatment is individualized and helps you identify triggering events, understand reactive behaviors, control self-blame and guilt and develop skills to recognize and manage behaviors and impulses. A multi-disciplinary team will help you establish treatments such as outcomes-based therapy.

Your days are filled with services that are designed to help you meet your recovery goals. While we maintain a structured treatment setting, your day consists of a balance of a variety of evidenced-based treatment services with time for breaks and self-reflection.

A multi-disciplinary treatment team develops a plan tailored to the needs of each individual and may include:

  • Recognizing trauma and how to identify symptoms
  • Trauma processing and identifying coping skills
  • Group, family and individual therapy
  • Activity groups
  • Substance abuse rehabilitation or dual diagnosis education
  • Nursing groups focused on medication education, health and hygiene
  • Relaxation groups
  • Exercise and physical activities

NWTHS Behavioral Health is proud to be part of the Patriot Support Programs, a network of facilities utilizing best practices to effectively treat military service members and veterans. Thank you for your service!

Herschel Walker, Patriot Support Programs Spokesperson

In the following video, Herschel Walker, Heisman Trophy winner, mental health advocate and Patriot Support Programs spokesperson, answers questions from patients within various locations of the Patriot Support Programs.