Psychiatry

The Psychiatric Services Unit of the RACS provides psychiatric evaluation and specialized medication for the treatment of mental illness for adults and children.  RACS Psychiatric Services Unit provides psychiatric and nursing services in a timely and effective manner to help consumers achieve their maximum level of wellness, enhance their quality of life and help them take full responsibility for the management of their mental illness and/or substance dependency.



 

Services
Psychiatric Services Unit staff provide onsite psychiatric and nursing services including:
• assessment and diagnosis
• prescribing appropriate medications and therapy
• ordering and distribution of specialized medications, prescriptions, injections
• providing education about diagnosis and medications
• developing individualized treatment plans
• monitoring of psychiatric and health status related to treatment
• ordering follow-up blood work
• linking to in-house and community services for individualized therapy, substance abuse or case management needs.


Psychiatrists
Kirk Luder, M.D. — Medical Director
Darin Christensen, M.D.
Dr. Thaddeus Garland, M.D. — Telepsychiatrist serving both adults and children
Melanie Morris — Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

MAIN OFFICE

241 Greenhouse Road

Lexington, VA 24450

540-463-3141

Non-Emergency Toll-Free

877-766-3105

Hours: 

Monday–Friday

8:30 am–5 pm

BATH COUNTY SERVICES

Bath Community Hospital

106 Park Drive

Hot Springs, VA 24445

540-839-7000

Hours: 

3rd Wednesday of Every Month  9 am–3 pm

MAGNOLIA CENTER

75 Village Way
Lexington, VA 24450

540-261-3877

Hours: 

Monday–Thursday 9 am–4 pm

Friday 10 am–2 pm

EAGLE'S NEST CLUBHOUSE

101 West 29th Street
Buena Vista, VA 24416

540-261-2870

Hours: 

Monday–Friday

8 am–4 pm

FREE CRISIS HOTLINE

Mental Health Emergency Counseling

24 hours a day – 7 days a week

1-855-222-2046

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