SCHEDULE FREE ONSITE CONFIDENTIAL ASSSESSMENT (702) 251-1371

FAQs

A list of all our FAQs can be found below.

What happens after they discharge? Do you follow the patients/clients?

Upon discharge, every patient is scheduled to meet with a provider in the community for a follow-up appointment. The provider in the community will receive a discharge summary outlining a treatment plan and any new medications. Our team does not follow the patient upon discharge but is happy to help answer any questions to ensure a smooth transition.

Read More
What happens when my family member or friend is discharged?

Upon discharge, every patient is scheduled to meet with a provider in the community for a follow-up appointment. The provider in the community will receive a discharge summary outlining a treatment plan and any new medications. Our team does not follow the patient upon discharge but is happy to help answer any questions to ensure a smooth transition.

Read More
When should I call Montevista Hospital?

If you think that you or a loved one needs help with a mental health issue or chemical dependency problem, call us today.

Read More
How will I know if I, or a loved one has a “real” problem?

Although there are specific signs and symptoms to identify mental health and chemical dependency problems, each situation is different. We suggest you speak with a professional to discuss your concerns. Remember to take all suicidal comments or actions seriously. If you are concerned about the possibility of suicide, take steps immediately come to Montevista, or […]

Read More
How does a patient pay for care at Montevista?

Montevista accepts most insurance, personal and business checks, all major credit cards, and can also make individual “private pay” arrangements.

Read More
What happens in an “assessment”?

An assessment is a private meeting with a qualified mental health professional. Questions are asked to guide the discussion about the problems at hand. Assessments usually take about 45 minutes to an hour. Recommendations will be made to address the identified problems, and options for treatment will be provided.

Read More
How soon can I get an appointment?

Immediately, because an appointment is not necessary. You can come to Montevista anytime and obtain information or an assessment. If it is more convenient to have an appointment, call (702) 251-1371 and schedule a convenient time.

Read More
What do you assess for during the free assessment?

Our trained staff is assessing for all levels of care when a person is being assessed. This means we are looking to learn more about the person’s mental health needs through a series of questions and observation. At times, a person may be need to be placed on a 72-hour involuntary hold if they pose a danger to themselves or others. Some patients may be appropriate for our outpatient setting, depending on their situation. Sometimes we will make a recommendation and the individual will refuse. We are happy to give options about the local resources in the community.

Read More
Do I need to have a formal referral to get an assessment?

No. Anyone can call us 24/7 for help and support. It is actually the clinical team internally who recommends the best course of action.

Read More
What is case management and discharge planning and what do they include?

Case management and discharge planning is a time to work with a therapist or discharge planner to determine what your needs will be as you transition from hospital care back into your community and home. This will include scheduling outpatient services as needed, and seeking support services that are easily accessible to you.

Read More
What is recreational therapy?

This group utilizes mediums of art, music, play and sports to assist children in identifying and expressing issues. These activities are designed to create an outlet for relaxation and socialization while increasing awareness of appropriate leisure time activities.

Read More
What is group therapy like?

This is a discussion group lead by a program therapist that is designed to assist the patient in identifying and resolving the problem(s) which precipitated the need for their hospitalization. These are problems which, if unaddressed, will likely contribute to the individual having continued difficulty in less structured settings after discharge. This group encourages patients to see that they have choices to make on a day to day basis which strongly influence their lives.

Read More
What is individual therapy and how does it work?

Individual therapy will be offered to each patient by his or her assigned program therapist. The program therapist will meet with the individual one-to-one working to establish a therapeutic alliance and encourage problem solving in a compassionate and supportive environment. In individual therapy, the therapist will complete a thorough psychosocial assessment of the individual and identify strengths and needs, and help the patient identify and work towards achieving his or her treatment goals.

Read More
Do we have to have a formal referral to get an assessment?

No. Anyone can call us 24.7 for help and support. It is actually the clinical team internally who recommends the best course of action. We invite you to include your family physician, therapist or other professional to support you through this decision.

Read More
What is my family member or friend doesn’t believe they need help?

This is a difficult question. Many times we recommend being as supportive as possible during this time. Offer to bring them in for an assessment. Help them make the call or see if they will call on their own. If you believe your loved one is in a potential life-threatening situation, please call 911 immediately.

Read More
What if they receive an assessment and you are not the right place for them? What happens next?

If our facility isn’t the right fit, we work to ensure your patient or client leaves with resources and options. We want to make sure they leave with follow-up measures in place to help them in areas we do not offe

Read More
How does it work for visiting hours on the inpatient unit?

Each unit has a different set schedule for visiting hours. Designated and approved visitors are welcome during these times and will be shared by the person’s therapist.

Read More
What do you assess for during the clinical assessment?

Our trained staff is assessing for all levels of care when a person is being assessed. This means we are looking to learn more about the person’s mental health needs through a series of questions and observation. At times, a person may be need to be placed on a 72-hour involuntary hold if they pose a danger to themselves or others. Some patients may be appropriate for our outpatient setting, depending on their situation. Sometimes we will make a recommendation and the individual will refuse. We are happy to give options about the local resources in the community.

Read More
What are some of the reasons I might send a patient or client to you for help?

There are many reasons a person may need our help. They may have severe or mild behavioral health challenges and it is important to note we can offer support at varying levels. Some of the most common reasons providers look to our team to help is when someone is suffering from anxiety, feelings of depression, changes in relationships, racing thoughts, auditory or visual hallucinations and thoughts or feelings of self-harm.

Read More
305 Spin
A 305 SPIN WEBSITE
ruth wageman senior leadership teams essay