Centra offers a comprehensive line-up of services to support the emotional and mental well-being of the individuals and families we serve. Programs include mental health services for adults, adolescents and children, as well as substance abuse and chemical dependency (alcohol and drugs) treatment for adults.
Centra Mental Health Intake and Resource Center accepts referrals to the inpatient adult, geriatric and child/adolescent psychiatric programs at Centra Virginia Baptist Hospital while also providing information about mental health resources in our community and beyond. Please contact Centra Intake Specialists Mark Sivdas, Joanie Coleman or Ashwell Davis anytime for answers to your mental health-related questions or for referrals to the appropriate providers or resources.
Please call us at 800.947.5442 or 434.200.4444 anytime for general information or to make referrals to any of our programs. Click on links to the left for more information about each of our services.
For Centra Piedmont Psychiatric Center and appointments for psychiatry, psychological services and therapy, please call 434.200.5999 or 888.528.5999 (toll free).
For Centra Pathways Treatment Center and referrals to our substance abuse treatment program, please call 434.200.4455 or 866.749.4455 (toll free).
For Centra Senior Psychiatric Program, please call 434.200.4444 for general information. For Beth Ulrich, Community Liaison,
to contact by email . . .
For Centra Bridges Treatment Center (residential) and Bridges at Brightwell (group home for boys and girls), please call 434.200.5700 weekdays during normal business hours, or 800.947.5442 after-hours.
To make a referral to or for information about Centra Bridges Partial Hospitalization Program, please call 434.200.4444.
For Centra Rivermont Schools, click here and scroll down for location-specific contact information. To contact Lloyd Tannenbaum, Ed.D., Director of Centra Rivermont Schools, please call 434.942.9638 or 434.200.6567.
For Centra Autism Program, another service of Centra Rivermont Schools, contact Lloyd Tannenbaum, Ed.D., Director of Centra Rivermont Schools, by calling 434.942.9638 or 434.200.6567.
For Centra Autism Diagnostic Center, contact Heather Newman, RN, at 434.200.5750, Option 1.
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